Apricot-Oatmeal Bars

Apricot-Oatmeal Bars


  • 1 cup Quick cooking rolled oats
  • 1 cup All purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup Light brown sugar packed
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Baking soda
  • 1/4 cup Vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup Apple or cranberry juice
  • 10 ounces Apricot preserves


  • Preheat oven to 325 F. Lightly oil an 8 12 inch baking dish or coat it with nonstick cooking spray and set aside.
  • Combine first 5 ingredients in a bowl with fingertips until no lumps of brown sugar remain.
  • Drizzle oil and fruit juice over oats and mix in with fingertips until evenly moistened and crumbly. Set aside half for the topping.
  • Press the remainder evenly in bottom of prepared baking dish.
  • Spread apricot preserves over top.
  • Sprinkle with reserved oat topping.
  • Bake 30-40 minutes, or until golden. Let cool in baking dish on a rack. Cut into bars and store at room temperature in an airtight container. This recipe serves 15.


Exported from MasterCook II

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