Recipes and Cooking Spiced Apricots in Dark Chocolate 3.5 (10) For an easy dessert recipe, turn to dried fruit and chocolate recipes. This dark chocolate dessert takes just 15 minutes to prepare. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on November 30, 2011 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Jason Donnelly Prep Time: 15 mins Microwave Time: 1 mins Stand Time: 1 hrs Total Time: 1 hrs 16 mins Servings: 18 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 3 ounce bittersweet chocolate, chopped 1 7 ounce package dried apricot halves ¼ teaspoon ground chipotle chile pepper Directions Line a baking sheet with waxed paper; set aside. In a small microwave-safe bowl microwave chocolate on 50 percent power (medium) for 1 1/2 to 2 minutes or until melted and smooth, stirring every 30 seconds. Dip each apricot half halfway into melted chocolate; place on prepared baking sheet. Sprinkle evenly with ground chile pepper. Let stand about 1 hour or until set. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 51 Calories 2g Fat 9g Carbs 1g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 18 Calories 51 % Daily Value * Total Fat 2g 3% Saturated Fat 1g 5% Sodium 1mg 0% Total Carbohydrate 9g 3% Total Sugars 8g Protein 1g Calcium 10.1mg 1% Iron 0.5mg 3% Potassium 153mg 3% *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.