Top 10 Ways to Enjoy Apricots

Courtesy of Fruits and Veggies More Matters

10.gifSeared Sweetness! Sear sliced apricots in pan with a small amount of butter and cinnamon until warmed. Top with chopped walnuts for a little something extra!

9.gifThe Fabulous Frozen Treat. Blend sliced apricots and orange juice, freeze in ice trays and enjoy! A cool treat on a hot day … or any day! Your kids will love it!

8.gifBreakfast Parfait. Brighten up your morning with a parfait filled with apricots and all of your favorite fruits.

7.gifSweet & Sassy Salad. Mix fresh or dried apricots with any of your favorite fruit or vegetables for a quick an easy salad with a hint of sweetness. It’s great as a side dish or after-school snack!

6.gifA Tantalizing Trail Mix. Make your own trail mix by combining dried apricots and other dried fruits with your favorite nuts such as almonds, peanuts, pecans and walnuts.

5.gifPB & … A? Try your hand at making your own apricot preserves! Great on your usual peanut butter creation or as a spread for breakfast breads.

4.gifPlain Jane. Just rinse and enjoy!

3.gifBake, Broil or Sauté. For a delicious snack or side dish, warm apricot slices using one of these three cooking methods then add a little cinnamon and enjoy!

2.gifSweeten a Side. Add dried or fresh apricots to brown rice, garlic, onions, dried cranberries and more.

1.gifDazzle with a New Drizzle! Blend apricots with a small amount of milk until smooth. Top whole wheat waffles, oatmeal, or French toast and enjoy. This purée goes great over low-fat ice cream or frozen yogurt!