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Monthly Recipe

Grilled Apricots

Makes: 4 servings

Time: 20 minutes


  • 3 tablespoons pure maple syrup
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 6 ripe apricots, halved lengthwise and pitted
  • Vanilla ice cream (for serving)


  1. Prepare a grill for medium, direct heat, preferably with hardwood or hardwood charcoal.
  2. Cook maple syrup, butter, vanilla, and salt in a small skillet over low heat, whisking occasionally, until butter is melted.
  3. Grill apricots cut side down, brushing with syrup mixture as they cook, until lightly charred and tender, 8–10 minutes.
  4. Move to a platter cut side up, and brush with more syrup mixture.
  5. Let apricots cool to room temperature.
  6. Serve with ice cream.

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