Spirited Cranberry-Apricot Sauce
- ½ cup thinly sliced dried apricots (about 3 ounces)
- ¾ cup water
- 1 (12-ounce) package fresh or frozen cranberries
- ¼ cup honey
- 2/3 cup sugar
- ¼ cup sherry or orange juice
Combine apricots and sherry in a small bowl; cover and let stand 8 hours. Combine water and sugar in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil. Add apricot mixture, honey, and cranberries. Cook over medium heat 8 minutes or until slightly thick. Spoon mixture into a bowl; cover and chill.