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  Categories: Turkish
       Yield: 75 servings
       1 lb Dried apricot halves
       2 c  Sugar
       1 c  Water
     1/2    Lemon
       1 c  Whipping cream
       1 c  Slivered almonds
       2 T  Slivered almonds
   Soak apricots in warm water 2 hours to soften. Drain. Combine sugar,
   1 cup water and lemon half. Boil until syrupy, 225-230'F. on candy
   thermometer. Add apricots and simmer 5 minutes. Remove from heat and
   allow to cool.
   Whip cream until stiff. Fold 1 cup almonds into cream. Arrange apricot
   halves in single layer, inner side up. Dollop cream mixture onto 50
   percent of apricot halves. Cover with other 50 percent, like sandwich.
   Sprinkle remaining almonds and pistachios over tops.
   Makes about 75, if small apricots are used.
   Each serving contains about: 61 calories; 2 milligrams sodium; 4
   milligrams cholesterol; 3 grams fat; 10 grams carbohydrates; 1 gram
   protein; 0.24 grams fiber.