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Dark Chocolate-Dipped Apricots

Dried fruit and chocolate are a perfect combination. The dried fruit is intensely sweet and helps to satisfy your craving for sweets, but counts as a fruit serving. Adding a small amount of good quality chocolate helps to satisfy your desire for chocolate without eating a whole candy bar. This recipe is so simple, but your friends will think you purchased it from a fancy candy shop. Store for up to one month (if they last that long) in the refrigerator.

4 oz dark or semisweet chocolate (chocolate chips or squares)
16 oz sun-dried apricots (no sugar added)

Melt chocolate in a medium microwave-safe dish (about 2 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds) or in a double boiler. Holding one apricot at a time, dip half of the apricot in melted chocolate. Cool on a cookie sheet covered with waxed paper in refrigerator or freezer. Store in refrigerator until 30 minutes before serving. Makes 13 servings (serving size: 4 dipped apricots).

Nutrition facts per serving: 131 calories, 3.0gm fat, 1.7gm saturated fat, 1gm protein, 26gm carbohydrates, 485mg potassium, 1,570IU vitamin A, 1.4mg iron, 0mg sodium, 4.0gm fiber

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