Prosciutto-Wrapped Apricots Recipe

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Prosciutto-Wrapped Apricots Recipe
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Prosciutto-Wrapped Apricots Recipe

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Our home economists stuff dried apricots with sweetened Mascarpone cheese, then wrap them with prosciutto before baking. The result is an appealing snack for special occasions.
Recommended: 52 Date Night Dinners
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup Mascarpone cheese
  • 2 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 package (6 ounces) dried pitted Mediterranean apricots
  • 12 thin slices prosciutto

Directions

In a small bowl, combine the cheese, confectioners' sugar and pepper. Cut a slit in each apricot; fill with cheese mixture. Cut each slice of prosciutto in half lengthwise; wrap a piece around each apricot and secure with a toothpick.
Place in an ungreased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Bake, uncovered, at 425° for 15-20 minutes or until heated through. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 2 dozen.
Originally published as Prosciutto-Wrapped Apricots in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2007, p145

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 191 calories, 15g fat (8g saturated fat), 48mg cholesterol, 288mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 1g fiber), 6g protein.

  • 3/4 cup Mascarpone cheese
  • 2 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 package (6 ounces) dried pitted Mediterranean apricots
  • 12 thin slices prosciutto
  1. In a small bowl, combine the cheese, confectioners' sugar and pepper. Cut a slit in each apricot; fill with cheese mixture. Cut each slice of prosciutto in half lengthwise; wrap a piece around each apricot and secure with a toothpick.
  2. Place in an ungreased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Bake, uncovered, at 425° for 15-20 minutes or until heated through. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 2 dozen.
Originally published as Prosciutto-Wrapped Apricots in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2007, p145

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rena 55 User ID: 1935799 279323
Reviewed Dec. 15, 2017

"I fixed these for a Christmas party. They were a hit. I used bacon and cream cheese instead of Mascarpone since that's what I had on hand. The only other thing I would do, is line my baking sheets with parchment. But I will make these again!"

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