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Apricot Wraps

I accumulated a large recipe collection from around the world while my husband served in the Air Force for 25 years. This mouthwatering appetizer is one of our favorites, and we enjoy sharing it with friends. —Jane Ashworth, Beavercreek, Ohio
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min.
  • Makes
    about 4-1/2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 pound bacon strips
  • 3 cups dried apricots (about 14 ounces)
  • 1/2 cup whole almonds
  • SAUCE:
  • 1/4 cup plum preserves or apple jelly
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 375°. Cut each bacon strip into thirds. Fold each apricot piece around an almond; wrap with a piece of bacon. Secure with toothpicks.
  • Place on two ungreased 15x10x1-in. pans. Bake until bacon is crisp, 20-25 minutes, turning halfway.
  • Place sauce ingredients in a small saucepan; cook and stir until heated through. Drain wraps on paper towels. Serve with sauce.
Editor's Note: If desired, replace toothpicks with decorative picks after baking.
Nutrition Facts
1 appetizer: 44 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 3mg cholesterol, 89mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

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  • gail ann
    Dec 23, 2014

    Different and so tasty. Served them to a group and it was a sure-fire hit. Definitely keeping this one in my rotation.

  • joebear1967
    Mar 24, 2010

    Try wrapping the apricots in proscuitto ham instead and to give guests a choice when passing around a tray of these delicious treats, try using dried chunks of mango or pineappe, in place if the apricot.

  • donutk
    Sep 21, 2009

    I made these for a gathering last night and everyone went crazy for them. They were so easy to prepare.

  • ekarlovich
    Jul 23, 2009

    You could probably use deli ham instead of bacon.

  • shingold
    Jun 25, 2009

    Please. . . What can I use instead of bacon??

  • christinemr
    Mar 14, 2009

    No comment left

  • Treble_Clef
    Aug 28, 2008

      These look good.