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Apricot Casserole Recipe

This sweet fruit dish is a terrific complement to salty ham on Easter morning. Apricot is a tasty change from the more common pineapple. —Janice Montiverdi, Sugar Land, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 35 min. YIELD:6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cans (15 ounces each) apricot halves
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/3 cups crushed butter-flavored crackers (about 36 crackers)

Directions

  • 1. Drain apricots, reserving 3/4 cup juice. Place apricots in a greased 11-in. x 7-in. baking dish. melt 1/2 cup butter; add the brown sugar, flour and reserved juice. Pour over apricots.
  • 2. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 20 minutes. melt remaining butter; toss with crackers crumbs. Sprinkle over top. Bake 15-20 minutes longer or until golden brown. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 366 calories, 18 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 31 mg cholesterol, 286 mg sodium, 51 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.