Saturday, March 26, 2011

2148. BACON-WRAPPED APRICOTS with SAGE

makes twenty-four


24 small fresh sage leaves
24 large dried apricots
8 slices bacon, cut crosswise into thirds
2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
toothpicks, for serving

Heat oven to 375Âș F. Place a sage leaf on each apricot, wrap with a piece of bacon, and place seam-side down on a baking sheet. Bake until the bacon is beginning to crisp, 6 to 8 minutes per side. Remove from oven and brush with the maple syrup. Serve with toothpicks.


bacon recipe courtesy of: Kate Merker and Sara Quessenberry, Real Simple, December 2009

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