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Apricot Bars

apricot bars
  • (Two 5 1/2-oz. jars) apricot nectar, divided
  • (0.3 oz. package) sugar-free orange gelatin
  • (1 oz. package) sugar-free instant vanilla pudding mix
  • (2/3 cup) nonfat dry milk powder
  • (8 oz. carton) frozen reduced-fat whipped topping, thawed
  • (5 cups) cubed angel food cake
  • (15 oz. can) reduced-sugar apricot halves, drained and sliced

Apricot Bars

Chunks of light angel food cake chilled in a creamy apricot mixture.

Preparation Time
About 15 minutes (plus 2 hrs chilling)
Cook Time
No cooking required


  1. 1Place 1 cup nectar in a microwave-safe bowl, microwave on High 50-60 seconds. Sprinkle gelatin over top, stir 5 minutes, or until dissolved, set aside.

  2. 2Place remaining apricot nectar in a glass measuring cup, add enough water to equal 1 1/4 cups total. Pour into a large bowl. Add pudding mix and milk powder, whisk 1-2 minutes.

  3. 3Set aside 2 minutes, whisk in cooled gelatin. Add whipped topping and cake, fold to combine. Pour into an 11x7 in. dish and refrigerate 2-4 hours, or until set. Serve with apricot slices.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 bar

Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories 178
  • Total Fat 3 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 31 g
  • Protein 4 g
  • Cholesterol 1 mg
  • Sodium 303 mg
  • Fiber 1 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Dessert

Recipe Subcategory: Cakes and Cupcakes

Recipe Ethnicity: N/A

Dietetic Info:
  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: No

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: Contains Dairy

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.