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Chocolate-Dipped Apricots

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Course: Dessert
Servings: 24
Calories: 35kcal
Author: Jill Weisenberger MS, RDN, CDE, FAND

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 1/2 ounces dark chocolate, broken into pieces
  • 24 dried apricot halves

Instructions

  • In a medium saucepan, combine the water, lemon juice, cinnamon and dried apricots. Bring to a boil. Then cover and leave to simmer for 6 to 8 minutes or until the dried apricots are plump.
  • Meanwhile place the chocolate into a microwave-safe bowl and heat on high for about 90 seconds or until thoroughly melted. Stir every 15 or so seconds.
  • Using tongs, remove the apricots one at a time, shaking off the excess water. Dip half or more of each apricot into the melted chocolate.
  • Place the dipped apricots onto a cookie sheet lined with wax paper. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before removing.
  • Store the apricots in a sealed container in the refrigerator.

Nutrition

Serving: 1piece | Calories: 35kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 0.8g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 0.8g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 5mg | Fiber: 1g