Recipe

Apricot coconut bars

Sink your teeth into this sweet and decadent apricot slice - So easy to prepare and so delicious!

  • 15 mins preparation
  • 15 mins cooking
  • Makes 20 slice
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Apricot coconut bars

Ingredients

Apricot coconut bars
  • 1 1/2 cup (250g) dried apricots
  • 500 gram plain sweet (nut-free) biscuits
  • 250 gram butter, chopped coarsley
  • 395 gram canned sweetened condensed milk
  • 3/4 cup (165g) firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup (25g) desiccated coconut

Method

Apricot coconut bars
  • 1
    Grease a 23cm x 32cm swiss roll pan; line base and long sides with baking paper, extending paper 5cm over sides.
  • 2
    Process apricots until chopped finely; transfer to a large bowl. Process biscuits, in two batches, until finely crushed; transfer to bowl with apricots.
  • 3
    Combine butter, condensed milk and sugar in a medium saucepan; whisk over low heat until butter is melted. Bring to the boil, whisking constantly. Remove from heat; stir into apricot mixture.
  • 4
    Spread mixture into pan; smooth surface. Sprinkle with coconut; cool. Refrigerate until firm before cutting into bars or squares.

Notes

Process the apricots in two batches if you only have a small food processor. Place the saucepan over a small stove element or gas jet to prevent burning the mixture around the edge of the pan.

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