Apricot Dessert Tacos

Caramelized Apricot Dessert Tacos

On my web series “Cooking Secrets of a Single Girl” Tuesdays are all about “Taco Tuesday” so when filming the first month of my series I had to come up with a couple new and delicious taco recipes to add some flavor to Tuesdays segments!

This week, I prepared these delicious dessert tacos and I have to say, they were un-believeably scrumptious!

Dessert Rolled Tacos

Check out the segment now and get the full recipe below.

Apricot Rolled Taco Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 lb apricots (peeled and sliced)
  • 1 lemon (juiced)
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup mascarpone cheese
  • ¼ cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tbsp vanilla
  • 8 small flour tortillas
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp cinnamon sugar
  • ¼ cup honey

Preheat oven to 425°.

Add the sliced apricots to a large skillet over medium heat. Top with the lemon juice and water. Sprinkle with the cinnamon and sugar. Caramelize for 10-12 minutes.

Caramelized Apricots

Whip the mascarpone, powdered sugar and vanilla together in a large bowl.

Mascarpone Rolled Taco Filling

Spread the cheese mixture in the middle of each tortilla.

Mascarpone Rolled Taco Filling

Top with caramelized apricots.

Apricot Rolled Taco Recipe

Roll the tacos tightly and place on a baking sheet.

Brush with butter and sprinkle with cinnamon sugar.

Apricot Rolled Taco Recipe

Bake for 12-15 minutes.

Remove from the oven and immediately drizzle with honey.

Apricot and Mascarpone Rolled Dessert Tacos

Allow to cool for 10 minutes then dig in!

Apricot Rolled Tacos

These tacos make a great finishing touch to any taco tuesday or fiesta! They would be the perfect dessert following my Chipotle Lime Chicken Fajita Skewers or Honey Glazed Salmon Tacos!

Apricot Dessert Tacos

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 12 minutes

Yield: 8 rolled tacos

Apricot Dessert Tacos

Ingredients

  • 1 lb apricots (peeled and sliced)
  • 1 lemon (juiced)
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup mascarpone cheese
  • ¼ cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tbsp vanilla
  • 8 small flour tortillas
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon sugar
  • 1/4 cup honey

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425°.
  2. Add the sliced apricots to a large skillet over medium heat.
  3. Top with the lemon juice and water.
  4. Sprinkle with the cinnamon and sugar.
  5. Caramelize for 10-12 minutes.
  6. Whip the mascarpone, powdered sugar and vanilla together in a large bowl.
  7. Spread the cheese mixture in the middle of each tortilla.
  8. Top with caramelized apricots.
  9. Roll the tacos tightly and place on a baking sheet.
  10. Brush with butter and sprinkle with cinnamon sugar.
  11. Bake for 12-15 minutes.
  12. Remove from the oven and immediately drizzle with honey.
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