Apricot-Cherry Bars with Oatmeal Crumble Topping

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Apricot-Cherry Bars with Oatmeal Crumble Topping
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on April 28, 2023


  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 can (15 ounces) apricot halves, drained and chopped
  • 1 can (10 ounces) maraschino cherries, drained and chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease an 8-inch baking pan.
  2. In a medium bowl, stir together the flour, oats, brown sugar, butter, cinnamon, and nutmeg until crumbly. Set aside 1/2 cup of the mixture for the topping.
  3. Press the remaining crumb mixture into the bottom of the prepared baking pan.
  4. In a large bowl, combine the apricot halves, maraschino cherries, and walnuts. Spread over the crust.
  5. Sprinkle with the reserved crumb mixture.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven for 25 to 30 minutes, or until the top is golden brown.
  7. Cool completely before cutting into bars.

Interesting Facts

  • This dish is a great way to use up extra cans of fruit.
  • This recipe is a great way to get your kids involved in the kitchen.
  • These bars make a great addition to any party or potluck.