1.Preheat oven to moderate. Grease 19cm x 29cm rectangular slice pan.
2.In a small bowl, combine butter, flour and sugar; press mixture over base of prepared pan.
3.To make filling: Combine apricots, the water and sugar in medium saucepan; simmer, uncovered, about 10 minutes or until thick, stirring occasionally.
4.To make coconut topping: Combine ingredients in medium bowl; mix well.
5.Bake in moderate oven about 20 minutes or until browned. Spread hot filling over hot base; sprinkle with coconut topping.
6.Bake in moderate oven about 20 minutes or until browned; cool in pan.
This recipe can be made a week ahead; store in an airtight containerNote