Apricot-Gingersnap Sundaes

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Apricot-Gingersnap Sundaes

Here we cook dried apricots in fresh orange juice until thickened, then spoon the mixture over vanilla frozen yogurt and top it with crumbled gingersnaps for a quick and easy dessert.

Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 20
Total Time: 20


  • 3/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 cup slivered dried apricots
  • 1 tablespoon brandy, (optional)
  • 1/4 cup orange marmalade
  • 1 pint nonfat vanilla frozen yogurt
  • 4 gingersnaps, crushed


Simmer orange juice, apricots and brandy (if using) in a small saucepan over low heat until the apricots are soft, about 3 minutes. Add marmalade, increase the heat to medium-high and cook, stirring, until the sauce is slightly thick, about 5 minutes. Serve warm over frozen yogurt, sprinkled with crushed gingersnaps.


Nutrition Per Serving

calories 341
fat 5 g (3 g sat, 0 g mono)
cholesterol 65 mg
carbohydrates 65 g
protein 10 g
fiber 2 g
sodium 124 mg
potassium 314 mg

Nutrition Bonus Vitamin C (40% daily value), Calcium (28% dv).

Carbohydrate Serving 4

Exchanges 1 fruit, 3 other carbohydrate, 1 fat

From EatingWell September/October 1995