Apricot Recipes

Apricots are a juicy summer fruit perfect for desserts like puddings and cobblers. Find more than 270 apricot recipes including canned, fresh or dried varieties.

Staff Picks

Apricot Danish Coffee Cake

Rating: 4.51 stars
A wonderful cake to serve as a special breakfast with coffee or tea. This takes a little time to prepare, definitely worth it.

Baked Apricot Chicken

Rating: 4.45 stars
Simply delicious. Quick and easy recipe for the busy homemaker. Serve with rice if desired.

Mom's Apricot Nectar Cake

Rating: 4.25 stars
My mom made this for Easter one year, and I actually liked it! I was a tough critic as a kid, but I've always loved this cake. Now I can make it myself as a dessert-loving adult, but I love it more when my mom makes it! I've never been much of a fan of desserts containing fruit, but this one just gets me! It's just fruit juice, essentially, so it's made to please your toughest fruit dessert critic.

Apricot Cheesecake

Rating: 4.8 stars
I entertain frequently. My guests always expect me to create something new, a real showstopper! Here is my latest creation. Decorate with whipped cream just before serving.

Apricot Pie

Rating: 4.62 stars
Made with fresh apricots, a simple recipe.

Apricot Pork Tenderloin

Rating: 4.53 stars
The only way to cook tenderloin. The apricot preserves are a perfect marriage with pork. Sweet without being too sweet! A family favorite!

Instant Pot® Chicken Tagine with Apricots and Chickpeas

Rating: 4.63 stars
In this dish, the Instant Pot® is used to create a dish reminiscent of a slowly braised stew in a traditional clay tagine. It's a sweet-and-savory, highly flavorful combo that will take you back to your Moroccan trip or inspire you to start planning for that Sahara camel-trek. Chicken is cooked until tender with onions, garlic, turmeric, ginger, and cinnamon. Apricots steep in the broth. Serve with rice or couscous and Greek yogurt.

Apricot Cream Cheese Thumbprints

Rating: 4.45 stars
These always look so pretty on the cookie plates I give for Christmas.

Apricot Chutney

Rating: 4.5 stars
A simple South African recipe that uses apricot jam to create a lovely spiced chutney.
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Coconut Tilapia with Apricot Dipping Sauce

Rating: 4.58 stars
After having coconut shrimp at a famous restaurant here in Phoenix, I decided to recreate it at home using a mild white fish filet and tilapia was my first choice. Sit back and enjoy the compliments.

Red Apricot and Sparkling Wine Granita

Fruity granita mixes with sparkling white wine to deliver a refreshing treat for summer. No ice cream machine necessary!

Apricot Chicken with Balsamic Vinegar

Rating: 4.1 stars
This chicken is cooked with apricots, balsamic vinegar, broth, and thyme. It's super yummy and a hit every time!

Inspiration and Ideas

Easy Summer Fruit Tarts, Galettes, and Crostatas
These easy fruit desserts offer a more relaxed approach to summer baking.
Sweet and Sour Jam
Rating: Unrated
"This was an amazing jam recipe. I couldn't believe it when I was canning it." -- Melissa Goff

Baked Apricot Chicken

Rating: 4.45 stars

Simply delicious. Quick and easy recipe for the busy homemaker. Serve with rice if desired.