Bring the sugar and water to a boil in a small saucepan, stirring often.
Reduce the heat and simmer for 5 minutes or until the sugar is dissolved. Cool
to room temperature. Place the apricots in 1 or 2 large decorative glass jars.
Add the sugar syrup and vodka, stirring to blend. Cover tightly and store in
a cool, dark place for at least 1 month, turning or shaking the jar every week.
Before serving, strain the liquid.
Makes about 6 cups.
It may be stored at room temperature for up to 3 months. Refrigerate it for longer