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For a fun-to-eat anytime snack, make these bars with apricots, coconut, dates, oats, and pistachios.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 325 F. Line an 8x8x2-inch baking pan with foil, extending foil over pan edges. Lightly coat foil with nonstick cooking spray; set aside.

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  • In a medium bowl combine flour, oats, and brown sugar. Stir in butter until mixture clings together. Press 3/4 cup of the oats mixture into bottom of pan.

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  • For filling, in a small saucepan over low heat bring condensed milk and, if desired, saffron or cardamom to boiling. In a bowl combine coconut, nuts, dates, and apricots; add condensed milk mixture. Stir to combine. Pour coconut mixture over oats layer, using a spatula to spread evenly. Sprinkle remaining oats mixture over filling.

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  • Bake for 30 minutes or until lightly golden. Cool on a rack for 5 minutes. Lift from pan by foil edges; cool completely. Cut in rectangles. Makes 16 bars.

Nutrition Facts

247 calories; 10 g total fat; 5 g saturated fat; 1 g polyunsaturated fat; 3 g monounsaturated fat; 13 mg cholesterol; 63 mg sodium. 402 mg potassium; 37 g carbohydrates; 3 g fiber; 25 g sugar; 4 g protein; 1069 IU vitamin a; 1 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 1 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 16 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 61 mg calcium; 1 mg iron;

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