almond stuffed chocolate apricots
Ingredients:
  • (1/2 tsp.) sugar
  • (1/4 tsp.) apple pie spice
  • (1) egg white
  • (1 Tbsp.) water
  • (30) raw whole almonds
  • (30) dried apricots
  • (2 oz.) bittersweet chocolate, coarsely chopped
  • (1/8 tsp.) almond extract
Servings

15

Snack

Almond Stuffed Chocolate Apricots

Dried apricots stuffed with toasted sugared almonds then dipped in bittersweet chocolate.

Preparation Time

About 15 minutes

Cook Time

About 10 minutes

    Instructions

  1. 1Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray a small baking sheet with cooking spray.Stir together sugar and apple pie spice in a small bowl, set aside.
  2. 2In a separate small bowl, beat together egg white and water. Toss in almonds, then drain. Toss several nuts at a time in sugar mixture, place on greased pan in a single layer.
  3. 3Bake 10 minutes, shaking pan several times. Set aside.
  4. 4Use a small pairing knife to cut a slit in each apricot. Stuff each apricot with an almond.
  5. 5Place chocolate in a microwave-safe bowl, microwave on High 90 seconds, stir in almond extract. Dip 1/3 of each stuffed apricot into chocolate, coating the open side.
  6. 6Refrigerate 30 minutes, or until set.
    Enjoy!

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 2 stuffed apricots



Amount Per Serving:

  • Calories 64
  • Total Fat 2.7 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 10.7 g
  • Protein 1.4 g
  • Cholesterol — mg
  • Sodium 6 mg
  • Fiber 1.4 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Snack

Recipe Subcategory: Fruits/Vegetables

Recipe Ethnicity: N/A

Dietetic Info:

  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: Yes

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: Contains Eggs, Dairy, Peanuts

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.