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Apricot Butterscotch Sauce

Apricot Butterscotch Sauce
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  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup apricot jam
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • kosher salt


  1. In a small saucepan, over medium heat, heat the butter, sugar, corn syrup, and jam, stirring, for 2 minutes. Remove from heat. 
  2. Stir in the cream, vanilla, and 1/8 teaspoon salt. Cool slightly. Spoon over ice cream.
By June, 2006

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 392Calories From Fat 39%
  • Fat 11g
  • Sat Fat 7g
  • Cholesterol 36mg
  • Sodium 47mg
  • Carbohydrate 40g
  • Fiber 0g
  • Sugar 34g
  • Protein 1g
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

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    High in vitamin C, these hard, tart berries are grown in bogs in colder regions of North America and Europe. They’re almost always eaten cooked, as in the classic Thanksgiving relish.