Drain the apricots, reserving 1 cup of the liquid. Heat the liquid in a saucepan and bring to a boil, then add the gelatin and stir until dissolved.†Combine the orange juice and sugar in a bowl. Add the mixture to the apricots and pour the mixture into a food processor fitted with a metal blade, and puree until smooth. Add the gelatin mixture and blend well. Pour the mixture into a mold or bowl, and chill until set (several hours). To serve, un-mold or spoon into dessert bowls, garnish with chopped walnuts.
Makes 6 servings