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Roasted Apricots with Sugared Pecans and Dulce de Leche

Real Simple SEPTEMBER 2000

  • Yield: Makes 8 servings


  • Dulce de Leche
  • 12 apricots, halved
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 5 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 1 cup pecan halves


Heat broiler. Place apricot halves, cut side up, on one half of a baking sheet. Brush tops with 2 tablespoons of butter; sprinkle with 3 tablespoons of sugar.

In a small bowl, toss pecans with remaining butter and sugar and spread them out on the other half of the baking sheet. Broil for 2 to 3 minutes, watching carefully, until apricots begin to brown and pecans are lightly toasted.

Place three apricot halves on each plate, drizzle with warm dulce de leche, and sprinkle with the pecans.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calcium: 73mg
  • Calories: 245
  • Calories from fat: 1%
  • Carbohydrate: 25g
  • Cholesterol: 20mg
  • Fat: 16g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Protein: 3mg
  • Saturated fat: 5g
  • Sodium: 26mg

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