Apricot-Caramel-Coconut Bars

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  14 reviews
  • 10|min prep time
  • 3|hr|0|min total time
  • 7 ingredients
  • 36 servings

1
cup slivered blanched almonds
2
cups Pillsbury BEST® All Purpose Unbleached Flour
1/2
cup sugar
1
cup butter, cut up
1
cup apricot preserves
1/3
cup caramel ice cream topping
3/4
cup unsweetened or sweetened shredded coconut

Directions

  1. 1 Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. 2 In food processor bowl with metal blade, place almonds. Cover; process with on-and-off pulses until finely chopped. Add flour, sugar and butter to almonds. Cover; process with on-and-off pulses until mixture looks like coarse crumbs. (Or, finely chop almonds. In large bowl, mix chopped almonds, flour and sugar; cut in butter with pastry blender until mixture looks like coarse crumbs.)
  3. 3 In bottom of ungreased 13x9-inch pan, evenly press half of crumb mixture (about 2 1/2 cups).
  4. 4 In medium bowl, mix preserves, caramel topping and coconut. Spread over crumb mixture to within 1/2 inch of edges. Sprinkle remaining crumb mixture evenly over apricot mixture to edges of pan.
  5. 5 Bake 40 to 50 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Cool completely, about 2 hours. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 6 rows.

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