Apricots Stuffed with Cheese & Bacon

  • Ready in: 45 minutes
  • Serves: 12
  • Complexity: very easy
  • kcal: 356
Apricots Stuffed with Cheese & Bacon


  • 36 Otago dried apricots
  • 2 cups rum
  • 1 pkt goat cheese
  • 18 rashers rindless bacon
  • 36 toothpicks, soaked


  1. Preheat the oven to 200oC.
    Cut into the middle of each apricot with a sharp knife and then using your finger create a hollow cavity. Put them all in a bowl along with the rum to soak for 5 minutes. Scoop out a small piece of goats cheese and stuff each apricot.
    Using scissors, cut each rasher in ½
    then wrap each stuffed apricot in a piece of bacon, making sure you cover all the orange flesh of the fruit. Sprinkle a very light dusting of SIDS CRAZY SALT.
    Stab a cocktail stick through them and place these on a baking tray and bake for 8-10 minutes until the bacon is crispy and the cheese in starting to ooze out. Allow to cool for 5 minutes the transfer to a paper towel covered serving plate.