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Apricot Dessert

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 20 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 10

Ingredients

2
cups dried apricots
1
cup water (enough to cover the apricots)
1/4
cup sugar
2
cups boiling water
2
boxes (4 serving size) apricot flavor gelatin
1
container (8 oz) frozen whipped topping, thawed
Whipped cream, if desired
1/2
cup chopped walnuts, if desired
Mint leaves, if desired

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
230
Calories from Fat
45
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
8%
Saturated Fat
4g
21%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
90mg
4%
Potassium
330mg
9%
Total Carbohydrate
42g
14%
Dietary Fiber
2g
9%
Sugars
38g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Expert Tips

Better to use Mediterranean- style dried apricots if available, as they are sweeter. If desired use 2 cups of sweetened whipped cream.

Directions

  • 1 In 2-quart saucepan, place apricots, 1 cup water and the sugar. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cook 15 minutes or until apricots are soft. Cool 15 minutes.
  • 2 In blender, place apricots and liquid. Cover; pulse until coarsely chopped.
  • 3 In large bowl, pour boiling water on gelatin; stir until gelatin is dissolved. Stir in apricot mixture. Let stand until cool, about 15 minutes.
  • 4 Carefully fold in the whipped topping. Spoon into 10 individual 10-oz dessert bowls or custard cups. Refrigerate at least 1 hour or until set. Top each serving with whipped cream, walnuts and mint.

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