Bacon-Wrapped Almond-Stuffed Apricots

recipe

Yield:

Makes 8 appetizer servings (24 pieces)

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Bake: 25 Minutes

Ingredients

24 dried apricot halves
24 whole almonds, lightly toasted
8 bacon slices, cut into thirds
3/4 cup apricot preserves
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1/8 teaspoon pepper

Preparation

1. Fold each apricot half around 1 whole almond. Wrap 1 bacon piece around each stuffed apricot. Secure with wooden picks. Place on a wire rack in an aluminum foil-lined jelly-roll pan.

2. Bake at 375° for 20 to 25 minutes or until bacon is crisp, turning once.

3. Microwave preserves, soy sauce, and pepper in a small microwave-safe bowl at MEDIUM 1 minute or until preserves are melted. Serve dipping sauce with stuffed apricots.