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Spiced Apricots

 Spiced Apricots
"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."
2 ServingsPrep: 20 min. + standing


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


  • 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.
  • 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.
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.