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Apricot and Pistachio Popsicles

Apricot and Pistachio Popsicles

Ingredients

  • 1 2/3 cups water
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 pound and 2 ounces apricots, halved and pitted
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/4 cup shelled pistachios, chopped, plus more for garnish

Directions

  1. In a medium saucepan, bring water, sugar, and lemon juice to a simmer and cook until sugar dissolves. Add apricots and simmer until they have broken down - about 5 to 10 minutes. Remove pan from heat and let cool to room temperature.
  2. Stir in almond extract and chopped pistachios. Pour mixture into ice pop molds, leaving 1/4 inch at the top to let the mixture expand when it freezes. Insert sticks and freeze. Before serving, roll pops in additional pistachios.

Note

  • Reprinted with permission from Ice Pops published in 2015 by Sterling Epicure, an imprint of Sterling Publishing Co., Inc. © Cesar and Nadia Roden. Photography by Adam Slama.

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