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25 Best Apricot Desserts (+ Easy Recipes)

Are you on the hunt for a fresh, fruity dessert? Then these apricot desserts are just the thing!

Apricots are a staple of summer. And they’re delicious in their purest form, which is fresh, sweet, and juicy.

Sweet Apricot Bars with Coconut and Oats
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But they can also be used as the base ingredient in some truly spectacular desserts.

From fruity cakes to bite-sized delights and cold treats, there’s something for every palate.

In this roundup, you’ll find mouthwatering ways to enjoy this juicy fruit. So read on, pick your favorite, and get cooking!

1. Apricot Crumble Squares

These apricot crumble squares are so good that it’s a crime to keep them to yourself!

They have a buttery, crumbly texture packed with tart apricots. This sweet, fruity treat is perfect for tea time and cookouts.

They’re a breeze to make and will be ready in under an hour!

2. Apricot Crisp

Fresh apricot crisp is the perfect combination of sweet, tart, and crunchy. It’s like biting into a flavor bomb!

Packed with sweet, juicy flavor and crisp oats, this dessert will leave you craving for more.

Plus, it has a hint of spice from the cinnamon to contrast the sweetness.

Top it with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and experience decadence in one bite!

3. Apricot Crisp Bars

Apricot crisp bars are the perfect way to bring a bit of summer into your heart.

The sweet apricot filling is covered with a crunchy oat crust, making them delightful.

Adding cinnamon brings a touch of spice for an irresistible delight.

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Trust me, one bite of these bars, and you’ll be hooked!

4. Apricot Clafoutis

If you’ve never had clafoutis before, you’re missing out. This French dessert is made with delicious fruit coated with a creamy custard batter.

The sweet, velvety batter complements the tart apricots, which makes for a hearty treat.

It’s bursting with bright, comforting flavors that are sure to impress.

Best of all, it has a mouthwatering presentation that’s perfect for special occasions.

5. Apricot Cobbler

Nothing beats the nostalgic feeling of eating a cobbler with the family. And this apricot cobbler recipe is no exception!

It’s like a sweet, sticky mess of deliciousness that you can’t help but devour. The warm, flaky crust is the perfect foil for the juicy, tender fruit.

Top it off with vanilla ice cream and enjoy!

6. Apricot Trifle

Apricot trifle is a dessert you’ll want to eat every day. 

It has layers of juicy apricots, crumbly cake, and fluffy whipped cream. The combination of flavors in this dish will take you to a dessert wonderland.

It’s something that you’ll want to make over and over again. It’s so easy to throw together, but it looks like you spent all day making it.

7. Easy Apricot Cake

If you’re looking for something to satisfy your sweet tooth, this recipe is for you!

It has the sweet, tart flavors of apricots paired with the fluffy, buttery cake.

The warm and sweet aroma wafting up from this cake will surely bring comfort.

Its rustic presentation and deliciousness make it the perfect treat for special occasions!

8. German Apricot Cake

This German apricot cake is a mouthwatering confection that will make your taste buds sing.

It’s made with fresh apricots and almonds drizzled with a sweet, fruity apricot glaze. This cake is light and fluffy but also moist and flavorful.

The flavors of this treat are oh-so-amazing. You’ll want to savor each slice of this cake.

9. Apricot Raisin Cake

If you’ve never tried apricot raisin cake, you are truly missing out. The first time I tried this delicious concoction, it was like love at first bite.

This apricot raisin cake packs all the fruity goodness and fluffy delight.

Each taste of this cake brings soft and chewy textures to impress your tastebuds.

It’s great for birthdays, holidays, or just because!

10. Lemon Apricot Nectar Cake

When life gives you lemons and apricots, make vintage lemon apricot nectar cake!

It’s made with a lemon cake mix flavored with apricot nectar with a zesty lemon glaze.

This cake is moist and fluffy with bright, sweet flavors to make your taste buds dance.

The best part? Each bite will bring a burst of nostalgia that feels like home!

11. Crumb Apricot Cheesecake

This crumb apricot cheesecake is the stuff dreams are made of.

It has a crumbly crust, creamy apricot filling, and almond crumb topping.

The whole thing is incredibly delicious with its sweet, tart flavors and fantastic texture contrast.

Not only is it delicious, but it’s also a hearty experience.

12. Apricot Pie

When you think of pie, what comes to mind? Is it the flaky crust or the sweet filling?

For me, it’s the flavors of this decadent apricot pie. This confection is the perfect blend of delicious sweet and tart flavors.

A bite of this dessert feels like a warm hug in pie form!

13. Apricot Dream Cupcake

Are you looking for a fresh, new cupcake recipe? These apricot dream cupcakes are just the thing!

These cupcakes are filled with sweet, tart apricot filling and topped with a fluffy frosting.

They have decadent flavors that will fill your mouth with deliciousness.

With a name like “apricot dream,” these cupcakes are sure to become an instant favorite.

14. Spiced Banana Cupcakes with Apricot Frosting

The smell of banana cupcakes wafting from the oven makes anyone’s mouth water.

But when you add the sweet, tangy taste of apricot, it’s a match made in heaven.

The smell is intoxicating, and it’s hard to resist taking a bite. When you do, it melts in your mouth like a buttery cloud.

Best of all, this sweet treat is also packed with wholesome ingredients!

15. Polish Kolzcski Apricot Cookies

Polish paczki apricot cookies are like little bites of heaven.

These delicious Polish cookies are made of cream cheese dough filled with apricot jam. They’re sweet, tart, and buttery.

They’re with just a handful of ingredients and are a breeze to make!

16. Apricot Cream Cheese Cookies

If you like apricots and cream cheese, you’ll love these cookies.

They’re soft, chewy, and filled with a rich, gooey apricot jam. Adding almond toppings brings a delightful crunch for extra decadence.

These cookies are bite-sized, so you can just pop one in your mouth for a sugar boost!

17. Apricot Butter Cookies

Apricot butter cookies are the perfect treat to finish a dinner party or weekend brunch. 

They’re so good, they’ll make you swoon. Each bite of this treat will bring a burst of light and delicate flavors.

These sweet treats are easy to make and even easier to devour!

18. Apricot Cookie Bars

Looking for the perfect dessert to take to potlucks, bake sales, or just because? Whip up apricot cookie bars!

They have a bright apricot flavor that comes through every bite.

Plus, there are hints of pine and citrus notes from the addition of rosemary and lemon.

This dessert is so good that it’s hard to resist getting seconds!

19. Apricot Sorbet

Sweet, fruity, and refreshing, it’s hard to imagine a sorbet that’s better than apricot sorbet.

It’s creamy without being too thick or heavy. And it melts in your mouth, making you feel like you’re eating a cloud.

The smooth texture and tart flavor will leave you feeling refreshed and satisfied.

20. Fresh Apricot Ice Cream

Cool off from the blazing summer heat with a sweet, cold treat with bright flavors.

This apricot ice cream is smooth and creamy with fruity goodness. It’s the perfect thing to brighten your day.

Each mouthful of this ice cream will instantly transport you to a place of pure happiness.

21. Fresh Apricot Tart

This French apricot tart is a mouthwatering masterpiece that’s packed with deliciousness.

It’s the perfect summer dessert loaded with sweet, tangy flavors. With its flaky crust and sweet filling, it’s the thing that’ll make you swoon.

This treat will surely bring sweetness to your life!

22. Chocolate Apricot Fudge

Everything tastes better with chocolate, and this chocolate apricot fudge is proof!

The sweet, juicy apricot is coated with rich, chewy chocolate fudge. Every bit of these fruity, decadent chunks is genuinely addictive.

Best of all, it’s ready in a flash, so it’s perfect for last-minute party prep!

23. Coconut Apricot Balls

Coconut and apricot are two of the most delicious fruits you can put on your plate.

So it’s no surprise that when you combine them, the result is out-of-this-world delicious!

These coconut apricot balls are sweet and tangy with a buttery flavor. They have the flavors of the tropics in one bite-sized package.

You can whip up these no-bake treats any time you crave them.

24. Apricot Tartlets

On a warm summer day, there’s nothing better than a bite of apricot tartlets.

These tartlets feature a delicate pastry crust filled with fresh, juicy apricot slices.

They have hints of vanilla deliciousness that are sure to delight your senses.

The aroma wafting from these tartlets will make you want to eat them in one bite!

25. Apricot-Cherry Upside-Down Cake

This apricot cherry upside-down cake is a sweet, fruity delight!

It has a classic upside-down cake flavor: buttery, sweet, with just enough tartness.

The apricots bring a moist texture that contrasts the fluffy cake.

Trust me, this hearty dessert will be the star of any event!

Bonus: Apricot and Coconut Oat Bars with White Chocolate

If you clicked on this roundup for the picture at the top, don’t worry. I didn’t forget!

These chewy apricot and oat bars are some of my faves. Here’s the recipe:

For the Bars

  • 1 cup quick oats
  • 3/4 cup dried apricots, finely chopped
  • 1 ripe banana, mashed
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup whole milk
  • 1/4 cup shredded coconut
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter

For the Topping

  • 1 cup white chocolate chips
  • 2 teaspoons coconut oil

Here’s how to make them:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F and line a 9×9-inch baking pan with parchment paper.
  2. Mix the eggs and milk until smooth, then stir in the rest of the bar ingredients. Pour the batter into the baking pan, and bake for 15-20 minutes. Remove them from the oven and leave to cool.
  3. When the bars are cool, melt the chocolate and oil in the microwave in 20-second intervals. Stir until smooth.
  4. Pour the chocolate over the bars and pop the pan in the fridge to set. Then slice, serve, and enjoy!

25 Best Apricot Desserts

You can’t go wrong with these apricot desserts! From bars to cobbler to trifle, fresh apricots are the stars of the show in these treats.


  • Apricot Crumble Squares

  • Apricot Crisp

  • Apricot Crisp Bars

  • Apricot Clafoutis

  • Apricot Cobbler

  • Apricot Trifle

  • Easy Apricot Cake

  • German Apricot Cake

  • Apricot Raisin Cake

  • Crumb Apricot Cheesecake

  • Apricot Pie

  • Apricot Dream Cupcake

  • Spiced Banana Cupcakes with Apricot Frosting

  • Polish Kolzcski Apricot Cookies

  • Apricot Cream Cheese Cookies

  • Apricot Butter Cookies

  • Apricot Cookie Bars

  • Apricot Sorbet

  • Fresh Apricot Ice Cream

  • Fresh Apricot Tart

  • Chocolate Apricot Fudge

  • Coconut Apricot Balls

  • Apricot Tartlets

  • Apricot-Cherry Upside-Down Cake


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Hey there! I'm Kim. I love running, cooking, and curling up with a good book! I share recipes for people who LOVE good food, but want to keep things simple :)

2 thoughts on “25 Best Apricot Desserts (+ Easy Recipes)”

  1. Hi – I love your collection of Apricot desert recipes. However the one I want the most is the one that is at the beginning and end of your post. It is a plate of very neat bars topped with a white frosting or white chocolate – very smooth. I can’t seem to find it. Could you please send me the name of these bars and or the recipe. THAnk You!

    • Hi Mary! Those bars are super chewy apricot and coconut oat squares with white chocolate. You’ll find the recipe at the bottom of the post 🙂


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