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Dried apricots and cherries serve as the sweet-tart starter for this saucy treat. Spoon it over pound cake or coffee cake for a luscious dessert.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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prep:
10 mins
cook:
10 mins
total:
20 mins
Servings:
10
Yield:
1-1/4 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a saucepan combine apricots, cherries, sugar, water, and corn syrup. Bring to boiling over medium heat, stirring to dissolve sugar; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in brandy and butter. Serve at once or transfer to a bowl; cover and refrigerate up to 2 weeks. If chilled, before serving, transfer sauce to a saucepan. Heat over medium heat until warm, stirring occasionally. Makes about 1-1/4 cups (10 2-tablespoon servings).

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Test Kitchen Tip:

Measure the dried apricot halves first, then cut into slivers using a sharp knife or kitchen scissors.

Nutrition Facts

147 calories; fat 1g; cholesterol 3mg; saturated fat 1g; carbohydrates 34g; insoluble fiber 1g; sugars 26g; vitamin a 291.5IU; vitamin c 0.6mg; niacin equivalents 0.2mg; sodium 22mg; potassium 81mg; calcium 10.1mg; iron 0.7mg.
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