This is Why Apricots Should Be on Your Grocery List This Week ...

Apricots don't get a lot of love and I can't figure out why. They have a delicious flavor that works in both sweet and savory recipes. On top of that, they are pretty inexpensive when they're in season and you can find them dried or frozen when they aren't. Looking for something new to make? I think something with apricots is the clear answer. Need more proof? Here you go!

1. Apricot BBQ Wings

Source: Slow Cooker Apricot BBQ Chicken
These apricot wings are perfect for a party. People will eat them all up in no time!

2. Apricot Kolaches

Source: Apricot Kolaches – A Traditional
These are a traditional dessert in many parts of the world and you are going to love them.

3. Apricot Chia Energy Bars

Source: No-Bake Apricot Chia Energy Bars
These bars take very little effort to make, but start your day off right.

4. Apricot 'truffles' with Pistachios and Coconut

Source: Apricot 'truffles' with pistachios and
You are going to blown away by the huge flavor in these tiny little bites.

5. Hawaiian Lemonade

Source: Hawaiian Lemonade Recipe - Food.com
This mouth puckering lemonade recipe will be one you want to make all the time.

6. Russian Apricot Chicken

Source: Sweet & Tangy Russian Apricot
Doesn't this look delightful? Is tastes great with steamed rice.

7. Jam Thumbprints

Source: Jam Thumbprints
You can make these with any kind of jam, but apricot is a top choice.

8. Apricot Jam

Source: Apricot Jam Recipe - Food.com
This is perfect for jam thumbprint cookies or your morning slice of toast.

9. Roasted Apricots with Ricotta and Honey

Source: Farm To Table Dinner: Roasted
Looking for a gourmet dessert that is healthy? You have found it!

10. Homemade Pop Tarts

Source: Pop Tarts - Gluten Free
Indulge your love of this childhood favorite by whipping up a healthier version at home.

11. Apricot Macarons

Source: How to make Macarons
Get ready to be addicted! This cookie is definitely one that is hard to stop eating.

12. Apricot and Cheesecake Pastries

Source: Cheese Cake & Apricot Pastries
Just when you though cheesecake couldn't get any better, it shows up with apricot.

13. Apricot Pecan Scones

Source: Apricot Pecan Scones with Apricot
Scones only look hard to make. They are actually really easy, this recipe included!

14. Apricot and Apple Glazed Ham

Source: Apricot & Apple Glazed Gammon
This fruity glazed ham is a superb thing to make for a celebration.

15. Raw Apricot Delights

Source: Apricot Delight | Lush Loves
These can satisfy a candy craving without much work in the kitchen.

16. Apricot Upside down Cake

Source: freutcake.com
Pineapple shouldn't get to have all the fun. Apricots make a great upside down cake too!

17. Individual Pastries

Source: Tea With Grace: Recipes: Apricot
These handheld pastries are a crowd pleaser, so make a lot of them.

18. Apricot Oatmeal Cookies

Source: Apricot Oatmeal Cookies | Amy's
Oatmeal cookies are great alone, but add some apricots and it will rock your world.

19. Apricot Amaretti Cookies

Source: Apricot Amaretti Cookies (naturally gluten
The surprise burst of flavor in these cookies will have you coming back for more until they are gone.

20. Apricot Pillow Cookies

Source: Apricot Pillow Cookies Recipe
These soft and fruit filled cookies will satisfy a craving in no time.

21. Apricot Yogurt Muffins

Source: Apricot Yogurt Muffins Recipe
Need something to get you going in the morning? These will do it for you!

22. Apricot Butter

Source: Apricot Jam Two Ways
If you love apple butter, you will adore apricot butter.

23. Coconut Chicken with Apricot Sauce

Source: Coconut Chicken with Apricot Sauce
The flavors in this dish will make you feel like you're on a tropical vacay.

24. Apricot Loaf Cake

Source: The Iron You: Skinny Apricot
Served with coffee, this is something no one will be able to get enough.

25. Roasted Salmon with Spicy Apricot Glaze

Source: Roasted Salmon with Spicy Apricot
Fish pairs well with fruity flavors and this recipe is proof positive.

26. Strawberry Apricot Smoothie

Source: Strawberry Apricot Sunrise Smoothie
Apricots and strawberries make such an obvious choice for a smoothie. Yum!

27. Apricot Crème Fraîche Tart with Honey and Pistachios

Source: The Bojon Gourmet: Apricot Crème
Doesn't this look decadent. It pairs deliciously with vanilla ice cream.

28. Fresh Apricot Crisp

Here's something else that tastes better served with vanilla ice cream.

29. Dried Apricot Bars

Source: Jane's Sweets & Baking Journal
Bar desserts are pretty popular and this one is going to get a top spot in your rotation.

30. Apricot Sorbet

Source: Apricot Sorbet | Annie's Eats
What a perfect treat for a hot summer day!

31. Apricot Galette

Source: How to Make French Apricot
I guarantee that this tastes just as good as it looks.

32. Juicy Apricot Pie

Source: Midsummer Apricot Pie - The
Never thought to put apricots in pie? Today is the day to change all that.

33. Apricot White Fudge

Source: Apricot White Fudge
I bet you wish you could grab a square or two of this, don't you?

34. Apricot Lamb Tagine

Source: Closet Cooking: Apricot Lamb Tagine
This ethnic meal is one you'll prepare all the time. Everyone loves it!

35. Apricot Smoothie

Source: Apricot Strawberry Smoothies | NatashasKitchen.com
A straight apricot smoothie is a choice you can never go wrong with.

Do you like apricots? Are you going to try one these tasty recipes today?