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Apricot Crumb Bars

Absolutely delicious Apricot Crumb Bars that are simple to make. These are perfect for spring or any time of year!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Apricot Crumb Bars
Servings: 12
Calories: 403kcal
Author: Mique Provost

Ingredients

  • 2 c all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 c rolled oats
  • 1 c light-brown sugar packed
  • 1 c unsalted butter softened
  • 1 ½ c apricot jam

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Line a 9x13 baking dish with aluminum foil, leaving a 2-inch overhang of foil on two sides. Grease foil.
  • In a large mixing bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda and salt.
  • Stir in oats and brown sugar, and use clean fingertips as needed to break up brown sugar clumps.
  • Add butter, and using fingertips, work butter into mixture until evenly moistened.
  • Add 4 cups of the oat mixture to the prepared baking dish and press into an even layer.
  • Spread apricot jam into an even layer over oat layer, coming within 1/4-inch of all edges.
  • Sprinkle top evenly with remaining oat mixture, then slightly press into jam layer.
  • Bake in preheated oven until golden brown, approx 45 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool completely before cutting into squares.
  • Store in an airtight container.

Notes

Other jams/spreads can be used in place of apricot.

Nutrition

Calories: 403kcal | Carbohydrates: 62g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 40mg | Sodium: 169mg | Potassium: 122mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 30g | Vitamin A: 535IU | Vitamin C: 2.6mg | Calcium: 36mg | Iron: 1.8mg