Bacon-Wrapped Apricot Bites Recipe

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Bacon-Wrapped Apricot Bites Recipe
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Bacon-Wrapped Apricot Bites Recipe

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These sweet and slightly smoky snacks are easy to eat, so be prepared with an extra batch. For a change, sprinkle them with a bit of Blue cheese or toasted almonds. —Tammie Floyd, Plano, Texas
Featured In: Our Best Bacon Recipes
MAKES:
24 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES:
24 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 8 maple-flavored bacon strips
  • 1 package (6 ounces) dried apricots
  • 1/2 cup honey barbecue sauce
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons prepared mustard

Directions

Cut bacon strips widthwise into thirds. In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until partially cooked but not crisp. Remove to paper towels to drain.
Wrap a bacon piece around each apricot; secure with a toothpick. Place in an ungreased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan.
Bake at 350° for 18-22 minutes or until bacon is crisp. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the barbecue sauce, honey and mustard. Serve with warm apricot bites. Yield: about 2 dozen (2/3 cup sauce).
Originally published as Bacon-Wrapped Apricot Bites in Simple & Delicious December/January 2011, p74

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 47 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 3mg cholesterol, 105mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 starch.

  • 8 maple-flavored bacon strips
  • 1 package (6 ounces) dried apricots
  • 1/2 cup honey barbecue sauce
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons prepared mustard
  1. Cut bacon strips widthwise into thirds. In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until partially cooked but not crisp. Remove to paper towels to drain.
  2. Wrap a bacon piece around each apricot; secure with a toothpick. Place in an ungreased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan.
  3. Bake at 350° for 18-22 minutes or until bacon is crisp. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the barbecue sauce, honey and mustard. Serve with warm apricot bites. Yield: about 2 dozen (2/3 cup sauce).
Originally published as Bacon-Wrapped Apricot Bites in Simple & Delicious December/January 2011, p74

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chickluvs2cook User ID: 3328929 252477
Reviewed Aug. 10, 2016

"These were amazing...amazingly easy and amazingly tasty! Even my kids liked them...and that says a lot! ;)"

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Lawese User ID: 4950461 114525
Reviewed Nov. 20, 2012

"This was an excellent fin dish. I did however

get people asking for more."

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Sandy775 User ID: 6399016 193201
Reviewed Jul. 25, 2012

"AWESOME-Fast, easy, Delicious and looks like you did a lot more work than you did! Everyone (especially the guys) LOVE this one!"

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Kare61 User ID: 6427752 114453
Reviewed Jan. 6, 2012

"I made this as a last minute quick appitizers for new years eve I used thick peppered bacon. So it was a little spicy. But oh my did they get eaten fast. Everyone loved them why a simple great recipe. Add this to you take to a party list. I didn't care. For the sauce but others like it fine but bacon and apricots YUMMY!!!!!"

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