Apricot Cooler

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Apricot Cooler

Apricot Cooler
Number of Servings: 10 or more Total Preparation Time: less than 15 minutes
Actual Cooking Time: No cooking required Source: family favorite
Food Groups: Dairy, Fruits
Meal Type: Beverages
Nutrition Content: Good Source of Calcium, Low Fat, Low Sodium
Origin: American
Special Features: Kids Can Help Make It

This refreshing, cool punch is a big hit for showers, BBQs and other family gatherings.


1 pint orange Sherbet (keep frozen until just before serving)
1 pint lemon Sherbet (keep frozen until just before serving)
1 tablespoon light corn Syrup
1 tablespoon Lemon juice
1 can (32 ounces) chilled Apricot nectar
1 quart very cold Milk
2 cans (12 ounces each) chilled Ginger ale


1. Measure corn syrup and lemon juice into pitcher. Stir to combine. Stir in apricot nectar and milk.
2. Using ice cream scoop, portion the orange and lemon sherbet into punch bowl.
3. Just before serving, add ginger ale to ingredients in pitcher. Stir only once or twice. Pour contents of pitcher over sherbet in punch bowl. Stir only lightly.
4. Garnish with orange slices

Makes 12 10-oz. servings

Nutrient Information
Calories: 189
Total Fat: 2 g
Saturated Fat: 1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat: 0 g
Monounsaturated Fat:
Sodium: 79 g
Carbohydrates: 41 g
Protein: 4 g
Fiber: 1 g
Vitamin A: 1210 IU
Vitamin C: 5 g
Calcium: 142 g
Iron: 0 g

Cook's Notes: