Spiced Apricots in Dark Chocolate


For an easy dessert recipe, turn to dried fruit and chocolate recipes. This dark chocolate dessert takes just 15 minutes to prepare.

Spiced Apricots in Dark Chocolate
Photo: Jason Donnelly
Prep Time:
15 mins
Microwave Time:
1 mins
Stand Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 16 mins


  • 3 ounce bittersweet chocolate, chopped

  • 1 7 ounce package dried apricot halves

  • ¼ teaspoon ground chipotle chile pepper


  1. 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.

  2. 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.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

51 Calories
2g Fat
9g Carbs
1g Protein
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.

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