Chocolate-covered apricots

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
\N \N Drained apricots
2½ cup (15 oz) semisweet chocolate chips (for
2 tablespoons Vegetable shortening

Recipe by: Sunset magazine Prep and cook time: 40 minutes Makes: About 200 (3 lb)

1. Pat fruit completely dry. Place chocolate chips and 2 tablespoons shortening in top of a double broiler; set aside. Fill bottom pan with 1 inch water. Over medium heat, bring water to steaming (120 degrees). Remove from heat, place pan with chocolate chips over water and stir until melted, about 5 minutes.

2. Dunk aprictos into chocolate to coat halfway, letting excess drip off; then place pitted side down on baking sheets lined with plastic wrap. Chill until chocolate firms, about 15 minutes. Serve fruit, chill airtight up to 2 weeks or freeze up to 1 month.

Posted to recipelu-digest Volume 01 Number 184 by Mandy Rose Bell <mbell@...> on Oct 30, 1997

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