Chocolate Covered Apricots

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

This is such a simple recipe, barely any work at all. The final product is so pretty and can be served as an appetizer or dessert.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 30 dried apricots
  • 12 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 tablespoon solid shortening


  1. In a small bowl, melt chocolate chips in the microwave in 30-second intervals, stirring in between.
  2. Add shortening; stir until blended.
  3. Dip apricots half-way in the chocolate, shake off excess, cool on waxed paper. Let chocolate set, then refrigerate.


Most Helpful

The looked pretty on a holiday goodies platter.

SonnyHavens March 10, 2015

Making these the same way except I never added the shortening. Next time I'll try the shortening to see the difference, thanks! update: made it with the shortening for chocolate covered strawberries- it made more liquid and worked great. Thanks!

Oolala February 13, 2014

This is such a wonderful recipe to take anywhere. Nutritious and delicious. .. (not to mention- EASY).

luvmybge May 10, 2010

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