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Apricot Muffins Recipe

"Fruity and fantastic" is how Ruth Bolduc of Conway, New Hampshire describes these pretty, moist muffins.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup chopped dried apricots
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange peel
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts

Directions

  • 1. Soak apricots in water for 5 minutes. In a large bowl, cream sugar and butter until fluffy. Add sour cream; mix well. Combine dry ingredients; stir into creamed mixture just until moistened. Drain apricots, discarding liquid. Fold apricots, orange peel and nuts into batter. Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups three-fourths full. Bake at 400° for 18-20 minutes or until muffins test done. Cool 10 minutes before removing to a wire rack. Yield: about 1 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 307 calories, 14 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 34 mg cholesterol, 299 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.