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Amaretto Cheese-Filled Apricots

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Five ingredients and three steps is all you need to assemble these cheese-filled apricots - a perfect appetizer to treat your guests.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 30 min
  • Servings 30

Ingredients

4
oz (half of 8-oz package) gluten free reduced-fat cream cheese, softened
1/4
cup slivered almonds, toasted, chopped
1/4
cup chopped dried cherries or sweetened dried cranberries
2
tablespoons amaretto
30
soft whole dried apricots

Directions

  • 1 In small bowl, mix cream cheese, 1/4 cup of the almonds, the cherries and amaretto with spoon. Spoon into small resealable food-storage plastic bag; seal bag. Cut 1/2 inch off a corner of bag.
  • 2 With fingers, open apricots along one side so they look like partially open clamshells. Pipe about 1 teaspoon cheese mixture into each apricot.
  • 3 Finely chop remaining almonds. Dip cheese edge of apricots into almonds. Refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving.

Nutrition Info

The Quick Take:

  • Calories 40
  • Fat 1g
  • Saturated Fat 0g
  • Sodium 20mg

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Apricot
Calories
40
(
Calories from Fat
10),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1g
1%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
20mg
20%;
Total Carbohydrate
6g
6%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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Expert Tips

These filled apricots would be a beautiful addition to a cheese, fruit and nut platter.

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We calculated the nutrition of this recipe at the time it was created on 03/19/2012. NOTE: We do not include optional ingredients in our calculations. If concerned about gluten-free, non-dairy, vegetarian or vegan status, always read ingredient labels to make sure each recipe ingredient meets requirements. Products and ingredient sources can change.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Apricot
Calories
40
(
Calories from Fat
10),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1g
1%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
20mg
20%;
Total Carbohydrate
6g
6%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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