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9/1/12

Apricot Coconut Bars


Apricot Coconut Bars

1/2 cup butter, softened
1 1/2 cups flour
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 (14 oz.) can sweetened condensed milk (I used fat free)
1 1/3 cups flaked coconut
1 cup finely chopped dried apricots
2  large eggs, well beaten

Preheat oven to 350ºF. Spray a 13 x 9-inch baking pan with no-stick cooking spray.

Mix butter, flour, sugar, and baking powder on low speed of electric mixer until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.

Press crumbs firmly into bottom of prepared pan.
Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until light brown.

Combine sweetened condensed milk, coconut, apricots and eggs in medium bowl. Mix well.
Spread evenly over partially baked crust.
Bake an additional 30 minutes until lightly browned around edges. Cool. Cut into bars.

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11 comments:

  1. Yum ... those sound so good. I'm pinning the recipe!

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  2. You had me at coconut...these look so yummy. Thanks for stopping by today and leaving me sweet comments. I'll admit to you that my plastic lids only talk to me when I've burned holes in them. Most of the time they are pretty quiet. ;-) Have a great weekend!
    Blessings,
    Nici

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  3. oh so yummy those two flavors together sound very tasty
    come see what I shared at http://shopannies.blogspot.com

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  4. Yum - these look so delicious! Love apricots & Love coconut - great recipe :)

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  5. hI, and thanks for following. I am following right back. :)
    AND....
    just as soon as I go buy a can of condensed milk, I am making these great bars. ANYthing made with apricots brings Mr. Sweet to his knees. :))

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  6. I'm not a big apricot fan, but I'm sure they would taste just as good with peaches? I came over from Stonegable link up and I'm excited to see what else you have coming up! I am always in need of new recipes

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  7. I love coconut... and my kids love apricots... :-) I think these are going to have to go on our must try list for this year!

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  8. Oh my, I love apricot and coconut, and now they are together! These look incredibly delish! Thanks for sharing your creative inspiration with Sunday’s Best – you helped make the party a success!

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  9. Wow! These look so great! Thanks for sharing at Must Try MOnday!

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  10. Lisa, these look so yummy! I think I saw them featured somewhere else! Congrats. I appreciate the share on Foodtastic Friday!

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  11. Thank you so much for linking up last week at Recipe Sharing Monday. The new link party is now up and I'd love it if you joined us again. Have a great week!

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