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Chocolate Apricots
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Chocolate covered apricots topped with pistachios.

Rating:
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Makes 12 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 85.9
Total Carbs 17.0 g
Dietary Fiber 1.4 g
Sugars 7.2 g
Total Fat 1.7 g
Saturated Fat 0.9 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.0 g
Potassium 7.2 mg
Protein 0.7 g
Sodium 2.5 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1/2 Fat , 1 Fruits , 1/2 Other Carbs
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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Servings
Ingredients

0.3333 cup  sugar
0 1/2 tsp  fresh lemon peel
1 each  cinnamon sticks
1 cup  cold water
24 each  dried apricots
2 oz  bittersweet chocolate
1 tbsp  pistachios
Directions
  1. Line a baking sheet with wax paper and place a wire rack on top.
  2. Combine sugar, lemon zest, cinnamon stick and water in a small saucepan, bring to a boil, stirring to dissolve the sugar. Reduce the heat to medium and simmer for 3 minutes.
  3. Add apricots and gently simmer just until tender, 6 to 8 minutes. Transfer the apricots with a slotted spoon to the rack. Let cool completely.
  4. Melt chocolate in a small metal bowl set over a pan of barely simmering water.
  5. Dip half of a poached apricot in the chocolate, letting excess drip off.
  6. Sprinkle some chopped pistachios over the chocolate half and return the apricot to the rack. Repeat with the remaining apricots.

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