25 Best Dried Apricot Recipes to Try

25 Best Dried Apricot Recipes to Try
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Dried Apricot RecipesDried Apricot Recipes

Nutritious, sweet and colorful, this one dried apricot recipes add a touch of brightness to any dish.

And you don’t have to wait for apricot season!

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Dried apricots are like little nuggets of fruity goodness.

They are a great alternative to fresh apricots as they all have the same nutritional benefits.

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Three whole dried apricots provide 20 percent of your daily dietary fiber. Pretty sweet, right? Word play intended.

They add a delicious burst of sweetness to cakes, jams, oatmeal and even stews.

So, enjoy some fruity sweet goodness and check out these dried apricot recipes!

En route? Grab one of these fruity apricot bars!

They are the perfect snack for busy mornings or as a tasty and quick dessert.

Apricot jam is topped with a buttery topping of shortcrust pastry, pecans and toasted coconut.

These bars are the most crumbly, sweet and delicious treat.

The jam is so easy to make with dried apricots.

The sweetness of the dried fruit can also reduce the sugar content in the jam. It’s a win win.

If you’re looking for a show-stopper cake, try this dried apricot and almond cake!

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It is covered in an orange and almond drizzle. Then it is garnished with almonds, candied seeds and orange peel.

This cake has a ground almond and polenta sponge which gives it the most amazing texture.

Plus, a crown of candied maple seeds takes this dessert to a whole new level.

The dried apricots add a touch of sweet and tangy flavor to each slice. yum!

No more jam? Grab those dried apricots from your pantry and whip up this quick and easy apricot jam.

It only takes minutes to make and has a delicious, bold taste.

This is also a fantastic gift idea. Share the tasty taste with your family and friends!

This recipe is as simple as can be. Just cut the fruit, boil the fruit in water and stir in some sugar. There you have it. Jam!

These dried apricot oatmeal cookies are some of the best homemade cookies you can make.

Fresh, hot and straight from the oven, how could you resist?

Savory oats and tangy dried apricots are a match made in heaven.

Grab one of these homemade oatmeal cookies the next time you make yourself a cup of tea. They are perfect for dunking!

If you like raisin soda bread, you will love this oatmeal soda bread with dried apricots.

Reduce your sugar intake with this sweet bread.

This recipe swaps white sugar for a little honey and the sweetness of dried apricots.

Toast a slice of this bread for breakfast. Brush it with some butter and swallow it with your morning coffee. lovely!

This comforting eggplant and lentil-apricot curry is the perfect winter warmer.

Cooking the dried apricots in the curry adds a sweetness that pairs so nicely with the coconut yogurt.

A light touch of mint and lemon adds a refreshing element to this delicious curry.

Serve it with some naan to mop up every last drop.

Excited for the holidays? Bake this apricot fruitcake to get the Christmas festivities started!

Take it up a notch and add some candied cherries and mixed fruit to your fruitcake. The colors alone scream Christmas.

All the flavor of this cake comes from the fruit. There are no spices or molasses to make the dried apricots and fruits sparkle.

That sounds good to me!

These pork chops with apricot brandy sauce are the perfect balance between savory and sweet.

The amazing sauce these pork chops are smothered in is so deliciously complex.

A splash of fruity and woody brandy adds an amazing depth of flavor that permeates into the dried apricots.

One bite of these tender pork chops and tasty, sweet sauce, and you won’t believe it only takes 20 minutes to make!

Looking for an easy-to-make summer dessert? This cake with mascarpone and dried apricots is wonderfully light and creamy.

A slice of this pie is guaranteed to satisfy your hunger.

A mix of mascarpone cheese and whipped cream provides the creamiest texture.

Fresh mint and rehydrated dried apricots are a wonderfully fresh and sweet combination.

This is the perfect dessert to eat under the sun.

Your next party needs these dried apricot and blue cheese canapes with walnuts.

They are elegant, simple and so delicious.

These tasty bite-sized treats are perfect for sharing. But be warned, they are so easy to cut off!

Garnish them with a sprig of rosemary and watch how quickly they disappear from the plate.

The next time you feel like a salad, try this healthy quinoa salad with spinach and dried apricots.

I like to call this type of salad a “stock salad” because it basically clears out your leftover pantry ingredients!

Add dried apricots, quinoa, pecans, and spinach.

And hey presto! You have a delicious, nutritious and healthy meal.

Kuchen is simply the German name for cake. And this apricot kuchen is a delicious comfort dessert.

It’s quick and easy, making it perfect for weeknights.

This cake has a great sugar crust and delicious pieces of dried apricot in its airy sponge.

Serve it warm for the most comforting dessert imaginable. mmm!

This slow-cooked apricot chicken will leave your home smelling wonderful.

And it tastes just as good! Slow cooking the chicken makes it meltingly tender.

It’s not just the chicken. The dried apricots become so full and juicy when they cook in the chicken stock that they fall apart.

Apricots add delicious sweetness and texture to this traditional lamb tagine.

Ever heard of tagine? It is a two-part clay cooking vessel common in North Africa.

The clay allows for slow cooking and gives the food inside so much flavor.

And the more flavour, the better! Be sure to add some pistachios for extra crunch and parsley for a pop of color.

This chicken tagine is a taste explosion.

The rich, herb-infused sauce that the chicken stews is seriously drool-worthy.

To get the right amount of flavors, it’s best to make your own spice mix.

This is called ras el hanout and is made with a mixture of spices that you probably already have in your pantry.

The dried apricots go perfectly with the savory chicken and spicy sauce.

Each bite is a perfect balance of sweet, savory and spicy. lovely!

Looking for a vegetarian stew for tonight? Try this chickpea-apricot stew.

This dish is packed with chickpeas, vegetables and Morocco-inspired spices. It is naturally sweetened with fruity dried apricots. yum!

The warm spices in this dish are just what you need to stay nice and warm. It is perfect for cold weeknights.

This apricot-ginger-salmon with almond and thyme rice pilaf makes for a delicious and healthy meal.

It’s all about that apricot marinade. It’s so delicious you’ll want to eat it with a spoon!

A salmon fillet is smothered with that sweet and salty marinade before being baked.

Serve it with an airy thyme rice pilaf and roasted carrots for a delicious meal. yum!

I am convinced that it is impossible to enjoy a nice cup of tea with a light scone. And these apricot coconut scones are something else.

These tender coconut scones are packed with sweet bits of dried apricots.

Eat one of these scones while they are still warm with a little butter. And don’t forget your cup of tea!

You wake up every morning on the right side of the bed if you have this granola to look forward to!

Cinnamon granola is mixed with crunchy almonds and sweet chewy apricots.

Everything is bound together with a little maple syrup to create the perfect breakfast cereal.

One bite of this granola and you’ll never want a store-bought bowl of muesli again!

A cup of coffee just isn’t the same without a biscotti. So make a batch of these almond apricot biscotti so you’re always prepared!

Crispy, sweet and delicious, you won’t be able to stop at just one.

You can keep these biscotti in your freezer so you can grab a few with your morning coffee. They are perfect for dunking!

There’s nothing like a moist slice of cake. Especially when it’s as sweet and nutty as this sour cream coffee cake.

This easy Bundtcake recipe is perfect for when you’re in the mood for an afternoon treat.

It has the most delicious cinnamon spiced dried fruits and nut filling.

Serve a slice to your guests and they’ll be begging to come back soon!

These white chocolate, coconut and apricot no-bake balls are so quick and easy to make. You can have them ready in just 10 minutes.

This is a great recipe to get the kids involved. They are not baked, so there is no risk of burning their hands.

Plus, they’ll love rolling up these little balls!

You only need three ingredients and a few minutes to make these chocolate apricot balls.

Soak dried apricots and almonds in water before grinding them in a food processor.

Roll the pasta into small balls and smother them in chocolate.

When the chocolate has hardened, decorate the balls with a piece of dried apricot. It’s important to keep up appearances!

One bite of these crumble bars, and you’ll definitely want to add this to your Christmas cookie rotation.

They are crumbly, sweet and deliciously spicy.

The apricot filling is super easy to make. Simmer dried apricots with sugar and water until they become jam-like.

Serve these treats to your family and get them in the holiday spirit!

These apricot cookies are the ultimate fruity and chocolatey treat.

Crunchy, chewy and sweet, these apricot cookies are so delicious.

Chewy dried apricots are mixed with crunchy almonds and rich dark chocolate. This is a seriously good combo.

Make sure to dip only half of your cookie in melted chocolate.

That way you get a striking half-and-half cookie that looks as good as it tastes.

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