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Apricot Delights

No recipe image available.Apricot and almond jelly candies, rolled in powdered sugar.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 (3-ounce) package apricot or peach gelatin
1 cup granulated sugar
1 (28-ounce) can apricots, drained and puréed
1/2 cup chopped almonds
Powdered sugar

Cooking Directions:

  1. Line a 9-inch square baking pan with lightly buttered waxed paper or aluminum foil. Set aside.
  2. Combine gelatin and sugar in a medium saucepan. Stir in apricots. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until mixture begins to boil and thickens. Remove from heat.
  3. Stir in nuts and pour into prepared pan. Chill until firm. Cut into squares and roll in powdered sugar. Let stand at room temperature to dry, about 3 to 4 hours. Roll in additional powdered sugar. Store in a tightly covered container in refrigerator, separating layers with waxed paper.

Makes 3 dozen candies.