25 Best Dried Apricot Recipes You Should Try

Nutritious, sweet and colorful, these dried apricot recipes add brightness to each dish.

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

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Dried apricots are like small golden nuggets of fruity perfection.

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

Bowl of dried apricots

Three whole dried apricots provide 20 percent of your daily dietary fiber. Pretty cute, right? Wordplay.

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

So, treat yourself to a little fruity, sweet taste and check out these dried apricot recipes!

On the run? Grab one of these Fruity Apricot Bars!

It’s the perfect snack for a busy morning or a delicious and quick dessert.

Apricot jam topped with a buttery shortbread crust, pecans and toasted coconut.

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

Dried apricot jam is very easy to make.

The sweetness of the dried fruit means you can also cut down on the sugar content of the jam. This is a win-win.

If you’re looking for an amazing cake, try this dried apricot and almond cake!

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It is covered with orange-almond drizzle. It is then garnished with almonds, candied sunflower seeds and orange zest.

This cake has a biscuit made from ground almonds and polenta, which gives it an amazing texture.

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

Dried apricots add a savory sweet flavor to each slice. Yum!

Out of jam? Grab dried apricots from your pantry and make this quick and easy apricot jam.

It only takes a few minutes to prepare and the taste is delicious and rich.

This is also a great gift idea. Share the delicious taste with family and friends!

This recipe is as simple as it gets. Just cut the fruit, boil it in water and add some sugar. Here it is. Jam!

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

Fresh, warm and straight out of the oven, how could you resist this?

Hearty oats and spicy dried apricots are a combination made in heaven.

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

If you like raisin soda bread, you will love this Oatmeal Soda Bread with Dried Apricots.

Reduce your sugar intake with this sweet bread.

In this recipe, white sugar is replaced with a little honey and the sweetness of dried apricots.

Toast a slice of this bread for breakfast. Lubricate it with oil and eat it with your morning coffee. Delish!

This comforting eggplant and lentil curry with apricots is the perfect winter warmer.

Cooking dried apricots in a curry adds a sweetness that goes great with coconut yogurt.

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

Serve it with naan to wipe down every last drop.

Excited about the holiday season? Bake this Apricot Fruit Cake to kick off the Christmas holidays!

Step it up a notch and add some glazed cherries and mixed fruits to your fruit tart. The colors alone scream Christmas.

The whole flavor of this cake comes from the fruit. It does not contain any spices or molasses, which gives shine to dried apricots and fruits.

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These pork chops with apricot cognac sauce are the perfect balance of flavor and sweetness.

The amazing sauce poured over these pork chops is so deliciously complex.

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

One bite of these tender pork chops with a delicious, sweet sauce and you won’t believe they only take 20 minutes to cook!

Looking for an easy summer dessert to make? This mascarpone and dried apricot pie is deliciously light and creamy.

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

A mixture of mascarpone cheese and heavy cream creates a creamy texture.

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

This is the perfect dessert to enjoy in the sun.

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

They are elegant, simple and very tasty.

These delicious bite-sized delicacies are perfect to share. But be careful, they are so easy to wash off!

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

The next time you’re craving a salad, try this healthy quinoa salad with spinach and dried apricots.

I like to call this type of salad “pantry salad” as it essentially clears leftover food from your pantry!

Add dried apricots, quinoa, pecans and spinach.

And hey voila! You will get delicious, nutritious and healthy food.

Kuchen is simply the German name for a pie. And this apricot kuchen is a wonderful dessert for comfort.

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

This cake has an amazing sugar crust and mouth-watering pieces of dried apricots in an airy biscuit.

Serve it warm for the sweetest dessert imaginable. Mmm!

This slow-cooked apricot chicken will fill your home with delicious aroma.

And it tastes just as good! When cooked slowly, the chicken becomes tender and melts in your mouth.

It’s not just chicken. Dried apricots become so full and juicy when boiled in chicken broth that they become tender.

Apricots give this traditional lamb tagine a nice sweetness and texture.

Have you ever heard of tagine? This is a two-part earthenware cooking vessel common in North Africa.

Clay allows you to cook slowly, and the food inside is filled with such aroma.

And the tastier, the better! Be sure to add some pistachios for extra crunch and parsley for vibrant color.

Now this chicken tajine is a flavor explosion.

The rich, spicy sauce in which the chicken is stewed is truly drool-worthy.

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

It’s called ras el hanout, and it’s made with a mixture of spices that you probably already have in your pantry.

Dried apricots pair perfectly with spicy chicken and spicy sauce.

Each bite is the perfect balance of sweet, salty and spicy. Delish!

Looking for a veggie stew for dinner tonight? Try this chickpea and apricot curry stew.

This dish is filled with chickpeas, vegetables and Moroccan spices. It is naturally sweetened with fruit dried apricots. Yum!

The warm spices in this dish are just what you need to keep you toasty. It’s perfect for cold weekday evenings.

This Apricot Ginger Salmon Pilaf with Almonds and Thyme Rice is a tasty and healthy dish.

It’s all about the marinade for the apricots. It’s so delicious you want to eat it with a spoon!

Salmon fillets are smeared with this sweet-and-salty marinade before baking.

Serve it with fluffy thyme rice pilaf and fried carrots for a delicious lunch. Yum!

I am convinced that it is impossible to enjoy a delicious cup of tea with a fluffy bun. But these apricot-coconut tortillas are really something else.

These tender coconut cakes are filled with sweet pieces of dried apricots.

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

You will wake up on the right side of the bed every morning when you have it. I’m looking forward to muesli!

Cinnamon granola is blended with crunchy almonds and sweet, chewy apricots.

Everything is tied together with a bit of maple syrup to make the perfect porridge.

One slice of this muesli and you will never want to buy another plate of store-bought muesli again!

A cup of coffee is not the same without biscotti. So, whip up a serving of this Almond Apricot Biscotti so you’re always ready!

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

You can store these biscotti in the freezer so you can eat them with your morning coffee. They are perfect for dipping!

Nothing beats a wet slice of cake. Especially when it’s as sweet and nutty as this sour cream coffee cake.

This easy Bundt cake recipe is perfect when you’re craving an after-dinner treat.

It has the most appetizing filling of dried fruits and nuts, flavored with cinnamon.

Treat your guests to a bite and they’ll want to come back!

These no-bake white chocolate, coconut and apricot balls are quick and easy to prepare. They can be prepared in just 10 minutes.

This is a great recipe for attracting kids. They do not bake, so there is no risk of burning your hands.

Plus, they’ll love rolling those 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 chopping them in a food processor.

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

When the chocolate has hardened, decorate the balls with pieces of dried apricots. It’s important to be respectful!

One bite of these crumble bars and you’re sure to want to add them to your Christmas cookie rotation.

They are crumbly, sweet and deliciously spicy.

Apricot filling is very easy to prepare. Just boil dried apricots with sugar and water until they look like jam.

Serve these treats to your loved ones and give them a festive mood!

These apricot cookies are the perfect fruity chocolate treat.

Crispy, chewy and sweet, these apricot cookies are delicious.

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

Remember to dip only half of the cookies into the melted chocolate.

This way you will end up with amazing cookies that look as good as they taste.

Dried Apricot Recipes

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