Hale Groves Apricot Crisp Bars

The Hale Groves Team

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Succulent apricots add sweet and tangy sweetness to this warm-weather fruit bar recipe. Cut into bar-sized servings for taking along as a snack on a summer picnic or serve wedges topped with ice cream or whipped cream for a decadent dessert!


4 c. Hale Groves Apricots, chopped

2/3 c. sugar

1 tsp. cinnamon

1 Tbsp. corn starch

½ tsp. Kosher salt

1 tsp. almond extract

2 c. all-purpose flour

2/3 c. tapioca starch

1½ c. old-fashioned oats

1 c. light brown sugar

1 c. butter, melted


  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Place fruit in a mixing bowl. Add sugar, cinnamon, salt, corn starch, and almond extract. Stir to combine, then let rest on the counter while preparing crust.
  • In a separate mixing bowl, stir together flour, starch, oats, and brown sugar. Add melted butter and stir to combine. Press half of mixture into a well-buttered or parchment lined 9″x13″ Pour fruit over bottom crust and sprinkle the remainder of dry mixture over top.
  • Bake until crust turns golden brown (about 30-35 minutes). Serve warm from the oven or let cool completely and slice into servings.

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