Apricot Delights

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READY IN: 45mins
YIELD: 90 candies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 23
    cup freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1
    (16 ounce) package dried apricots
  • 2
    cups sugar
  • 1 34
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DIRECTIONS

  • In food processor or blender, process orange juice and apricots until pureed.
  • Combine apricot mixture and 2 cups sugar in a medium saucepan.
  • Over medium high heat, stirring constantly, bring to boil.
  • Keep stirring, reduce heat to medium and boil 12-14 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and cool for 20 minutes.
  • Drop teaspoonfuls of mixture into a small bowl of sugar.
  • Press a pecan half into top of each candy.
  • Spoon sugar over candy to coat.
  • Sprinkle a sheet of wax paper with sugar.
  • Use a fork to carefully transfer candy to paper.
  • Store between sheets of waxed papers in airtight container.
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