Cook shells according to package directions; drain. Rinse with cold water to cool quickly; drain well. In large bowl combine shells, chicken, apricots and dressing. Chill. Just before serving bland in toasted almonds.
Makes 6 to 8 servings.
*To Toast almonds: Spread sliced almonds on cookie sheet or shallow baking pan. Bake at 350F, stirring occasionally, 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned.
Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana