Apricot Oat Bars

You can never have too many hor d'oeuvre recipes, so give Apricot Oat Bars a try. One serving contains 234 calories, 3g of protein, and 11g of fat. For 51 cents per serving, this recipe covers 5% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. This recipe serves 24. This recipe from Foodnetwork requires apricot jam, unsalted butter, ground cinnamon, and egg. 24 people found this recipe to be scrumptious and satisfying. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes about 1 hour and 47 minutes. It is a good option if you're following a lacto ovo vegetarian diet. Overall, this recipe earns a rather bad spoonacular score of 16%. Users who liked this recipe also liked Crunchy Oat-Apricot Bars, Crumbly Oat and Apricot Bars, and Crunchy Oat Apricot Bars.

Servings: 24

Preparation duration: 12 minutes

Cooking duration: 95 minutes

 

Ingredients:

1 (13-ounce) jar apricot jam or preserves (about 1 1/4 cups)

3/4 teaspoon baking soda

8 dried apricots, chopped into 1/4-inch pieces (about 1/3 cup)

1 egg, at room temperature, beaten

1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 packed cup light brown sugar

1 3/4 cups old-fashioned oats

3/4 teaspoon fine sea salt

1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, melted

1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

1 cup (4 ounces) coarsely chopped walnuts

Equipment:

baking paper

baking pan

oven

bowl

whisk

spatula

frying pan

Cooking instruction summary:

Watch how to make this recipe. Put an oven rack in the center of the oven. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a 9 by 13 by 2-inch metal baking dish with vegetable oil cooking spray. Line the bottom and sides of the pan with parchment paper. Spray the parchment paper with vegetable oil cooking spray and set aside. Filling: In a small bowl, mix together the jam and the apricots. Set aside. Crust: In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, cinnamon, salt and baking soda. Stir in the oats and walnuts. Add the butter, egg and vanilla and stir until incorporated. Using a fork or clean fingers, lightly press half of the crust mixture onto the bottom of the prepared pan. Using a spatula, spread the filling over the crust leaving a 1/2-inch border around the edge of the pan. Cover the filling with the remaining crust mixture and gently press to flatten. Bake until light golden, about 30 to 35 minutes. Cool for 1 hour. Cut into bars and store in an airtight container for up to 3 days.

 

Step by step:


1. Watch how to make this recipe.

2. Put an oven rack in the center of the oven. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a 9 by 13 by 2-inch metal baking dish with vegetable oil cooking spray. Line the bottom and sides of the pan with parchment paper. Spray the parchment paper with vegetable oil cooking spray and set aside.

3. Filling: In a small bowl, mix together the jam and the apricots. Set aside.

4. Crust: In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, cinnamon, salt and baking soda. Stir in the oats and walnuts.

5. Add the butter, egg and vanilla and stir until incorporated.

6. Using a fork or clean fingers, lightly press half of the crust mixture onto the bottom of the prepared pan. Using a spatula, spread the filling over the crust leaving a 1/2-inch border around the edge of the pan. Cover the filling with the remaining crust mixture and gently press to flatten.

7. Bake until light golden, about 30 to 35 minutes. Cool for 1 hour.

8. Cut into bars and store in an airtight container for up to 3 days.


Nutrition Information:

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233k Calories
2g Protein
11g Total Fat
31g Carbs
1% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
233k
12%

Fat
11g
18%

  Saturated Fat
5g
33%

Carbohydrates
31g
11%

  Sugar
16g
19%

Cholesterol
27mg
9%

Sodium
120mg
5%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
2g
6%

Manganese
0.47mg
24%

Selenium
6µg
9%

Vitamin B1
0.12mg
8%

Copper
0.14mg
7%

Vitamin A
344IU
7%

Folate
24µg
6%

Phosphorus
58mg
6%

Iron
1mg
6%

Fiber
1g
6%

Magnesium
20mg
5%

Vitamin B2
0.08mg
5%

Vitamin B3
0.73mg
4%

Zinc
0.48mg
3%

Potassium
102mg
3%

Vitamin E
0.4mg
3%

Calcium
24mg
2%

Vitamin B6
0.05mg
2%

Vitamin B5
0.2mg
2%

Vitamin C
1mg
2%

Vitamin D
0.18µg
1%

covered percent of daily need
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