These are wonderful to serve to guests! This recipe also features a really simple crumb topping using the same dough as the bottom crust. Next, spread your cooled apricot jam on the shortbread. Apr 27, 2020 - Explore Minnie's board "apricot bars" on Pinterest. A quick mix of some flour, sugar and other pantry staples and you have the base for this simple bar cookie. Spread the apricots over the top, leaving a small border around the edge. Every single bite is so scrumptious. Apricots were a fruit that we snacked on plenty in the summer months but also used to make delicious desserts. Classic-Recipes These easy cheesecake bars are made with a buttery brown sugar and oat crust and topping. Bake shortbread until top and crust edges are golden brown, about 1 hour. I grew up surrounded in a home where fresh fruit was typically our dessert on a daily basis. How To Make Apricot Jam Bars With A Crumb Topping: Start by creaming together softened butter and sugar. Plus, there's the added bonus of essentially being able to make your fruit last past peak season. Roll out the remaining dough to a 20cm square and place on top of the apricot filling. This jam bar recipe has a layer of jam sandwiched between a sweet shortbread crust and topping. Bake at 350 for 50 - 60 minutes - until top is golden brown and filling is bubbly. Take the 2 cups of mixture set aside and add almond paste until mixture is crumbly. ★☆ Crumble bars, jam bars, shortbread jam bars, crumb bars…they go by many names, but are an iconically simple treat my family has been whipping up for years. Menus & Tags. The concept of this recipe was inspired by the Raspberry Streusel Bars in Joy of Cooking, which I’ve made a number of times over the years. A moist apricot-walnut layer on top of a light buttery shortbread crust. Apricot jam is always the staple jam in our fridge, and most Lebanese fridges. But besides apricot jam, I knew I had to recreate my aunt’s apricot cookies. These perfect shortbread cookies have a sweet layer of preserves through the middle and create a delicious textured bar. Total Carbohydrate Simple ingredients. Tags: Egg Fruit Dessert Vegetarian Kid … 13.6 g There's something magical about turning slightly bitter fruit like oranges and apricots into a sweet jam. Classic dessert. Step 2 Process shortbread cookies in the bowl of a food processor until finely ground. In a small bowl, combine jam and lemon juice, and spread mixture over hot crust. Mix your butter … Add melted butter, Stir ingredients to combine. Divide your dough in two, wrap one half in plastic wrap and refrigerate while you prepare your tray. ★☆ Half of the dough actually gets grated on top of the apricot jam, it almost looks like pizza before it bakes! Recipe Apricot Bars With Shortbread Crust. This Apricot Shortbread Oats Crumb Bar is a combination of a buttery and creamy shortbread crust and crumble topping and filled with homemade Apricot Jam. 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