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    Chutney-Filled Apricots

    Place 12 canned apricot halves cut sides up in ungreased baking pan; spoon about 1 tbsp chutney on each half. Heat uncovered in 375F oven for 10 minutes.
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    Quick Apricot Pie

    Mix 1 1/4 cups graham cracker crumbs (16 crackers), 2 tbsp sugar and 1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted. Press firmly and evenly against bottom and side of 8" pie pan. Bake 10 minutes at 350F. Cool. Fill pie shell with 1 can (21oz) apricot pie filling. Chill. To serve, top with whipped cream.
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    Coconut-Apricot Bars

    2 eggs 1/4 cup brown sugar (packed) 1/4 cup butter or margarine, softened 1/4 cup water 1 pkg. Betty Crocker lemon cake mix 1 cup flaked coconut 1 cup chopped dried apricots Cream Cheese Frosting Heat oven to 375F. Grease and flour jelly roll pan, 15 1/2 x 10 1/2 x 1". Beat eggs, sugar, butter...
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    Golden Apricot Molds

    2 cans (29 oz each) apricot halves, drained (reserve syrup) 1/2 cup vinegar 2 tsp. whole cloves Two 4" sticks cinnamon 1 pkg. (6oz) orange-flavored gelatin 2 cans (16 oz each) jellied cranberry sauce In saucepan, simmer reserved apricot syrup, vinegar, cloves and cinnamon uncovered 10 minutes...
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    Honey Apricot Fondue

    Mix 1 cup honey and 1 cup apricot brandy. Pour into dessert fondue pot to heat. Spear Dippers (below) and swirl in fondue. 2 cups Dippers: Brownie Cherry Surprises, apple wedges, Apricot Balls, spiced or salted nuts.
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    Butterscotch Fondue

    3/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup light corn syrup 1/4 tsp. salt 1/4 cup butter or margarine, softened 1 cup light cream (20%) 1/2 tsp. vanilla or 1 tbsp. rum Dippers (below) Mix sugar, corn syrup, salt, butter and 1/2 cup of the cream. Cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, to 234F on a candy...
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    Apricot Balls (Fondue Dippers)

    1 pkg (8 oz) dried apricots, ground or finely cut up 2 1/2 cups flaked coconut 3/4 cup sweetened condensed milk 2/3 cup finely chopped nuts or confectioners' sugar Mix apricots, coconut and milk. Shape mixture into 1" balls; roll in nuts. Let stand 2 hours or until firm. 4 dozen dippers Tangy...
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    Raisin Filling

    Simmer 1/2 cup raisins, 1/4 cup apricot preserves and 2 tbsp. water 5 minutes.
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    Apricot Cobble-Up

    1 cup Bisquick baking mix 1/3 cup milk 1 tbsp. brown sugar 1 tbsp. soft butter or margarine 1/4 tsp. nutmeg 1 can (17 oz) apricot halves Ice cream Heat oven to 400F. Mix all ingredients except apricot halves and ice cream with fork to a soft dough. Spread in ungreased baking pan. 8x8x2". Pour...
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    Apricots With Yogurt

    1 can (30oz) apricot halves, drained ** 1/2 cup unflavored yogurt or sour cream 2 tbsp. honey 2 tsp. lemon juice Spoon fruit into individual serving dishes. Blend yogurt, honey and lemon juice; pour over fruit. 4 or 5 servings. ** 1 can (30oz) peach halves or fruit cocktail, drained, or...
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    Fruit Floaters (Fruity Ice Cubes)

    Try any of these combinations for flavor and fun. Blueberries in apricot nectar. Melon balls in pineapple-grapefruit juice. Orange sections or banana slices in orange juice. Raspberries in milk. Seedless green grapes in grape juice. Strawberries in lemonade. Fruit Cubes: Place a...
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    Fresh Peach Pie

    2 sticks or 1 packet Betty Crocker pie crust mix 5 cups sliced fresh peaches (about 9 medium) 1 tsp. lemon juice 1 cup sugar 1/4 cup Gold Medal flour 1/4 tsp. cinnamon 2 tbsp. butter or margarine Heat oven to 425F. Prepare pastry for 9" two-crust pie as directed on package. Mix peaches and...
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    Jeweled Fruitcake Miniatures

    1 pkg. (8 oz) dried apricots, cut up 1 pkg. (8 oz) pitted dates, cut up 2 1/2 cups Brazil nuts, chopped 1 cup drained red and green maraschino cherries, cut into halves 1/3 lb. red and green candied pineapple, cut up (about 1 cup) 3/4 cup Gold Medal flour (if using self-rising flour, omit baking...
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    Apricot Nectar

    1 can (46 oz) apricot nectar 1/2 lemon, sliced 2 cinnamon sticks 15 whole cloves 8 whole allspice berries 2 bottles (7 oz each) low calorie ginger ale (less than 1 calorie per 8 oz) In saucepan, mix all ingredients except ginger ale; heat to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer gently 5 minutes. Remove...
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    Baked Prune Whip

    1 cup cut-up cooked prunes 3 egg whites 1/3 cup sugar 1/4 tsp. salt 1 tbsp. lemon juice Lemon yogurt Heat oven to 350F. Beat prunes, egg whites, sugar and salt until stiff. Fold in lemon juice. Pour into ungreased 1 1/2 qt. casserole. Place casserole in pan of very hot water (1" deep). Bake 30...
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    Peaches Flambe

    1/4 cup apricot jam 3 tbsp. sugar 1/2 cup water 4 large peaches, peeled and sliced 1 tsp. lemon juice 1/4 cup brandy Vanilla ice cream In chafing dish or saucepan, combine jam, sugar and water. Simmer over low heat until syrupy, about 5 minutes. Add peaches; cook over low heat until almost...
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    Winter-Summer Peach Favorites

    Variations on salad greens. Serve with sweet fruit dressing. *Peach, apricot or pear half or pineapple slice; top with tiny cream cheese balls rolled in chopped nuts (pistachios are especially attractive). *Halved green grapes or cherries in cavity of peach or pear halves. *Peach or pear...
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    Apricot Loaf

    1 1/2 cups all purpose flour (1 2/3 cups pastry flour) 2 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. cinnamon 1/2 cup white sugar (granulated) 1/2 cup finely chopped apricots 3/4 cup finely chopped pecans 1 egg slightly beaten 1 cup milk 1/4 cup vegetable oil Cream together sugar, oil, and egg...
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    Apple Strudel

    2 Granny Smith or Golden Delicious apples, peeled, cored, and thinly sliced (about 3 cups) 1/4 cup packed light brown sugar 2 tbsp. golden raisins 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon 1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg 1/3 cup plain dry bread crumbs 1/4 cup granulated sugar 12 sheets (17x11" each) frozen whole wheat...
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    Chinese Sweet and Sour Sauces

    Basic Sweet and Sour Sauce 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1/4 cup vinegar 1/4 cup ketchup 1/4 cup soy sauce Thoroughly mix sugar, vinegar, ketchup and soy sauce. Serve hot or at room temperature as a simple sauce or dip to accompany vegetables or roast meats. Makes 1 cup. Source: Spokane, WA -...