Spiced Apricots Recipe
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"I've been cooking for big gatherings for years...and now that I'm widowed, it's hard to cook for just one or two," admits Trudy Barth of Niceville, Florida. "That's why I appreciate simple recipes like this one, which turns canned apricots into a special side dish."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + standing
MAKES:2 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + standing
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 1 can (15 ounces) apricot halves
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 6 whole allspice
  • 1 cinnamon stick (3 inches)

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 184 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 9 mg sodium, 48 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 1 g protein.


  1. Drain apricots, reserving syrup; set apricots aside. In a small saucepan, combine the vinegar, allspice, cinnamon and reserved syrup. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
  2. Remove from the heat; stir in apricots. Cover and let stand for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Drain if desired. Serve warm or cold. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Spiced Apricots in Taste of Home August/September 2001, p11

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