Mix broken matzos, chicken broth and apricots in medium bowl; set aside.
Melt 3 tablespoons of the margarine in large skillet. Add onion and celery;
cook until crisp-tender, stirring occasionally. Add matzo mixture; mix well.
Add eggs, pecans and matzo meal; mix well.
Rinse chicken; pat dry. Stuff chicken cavities with matzo mixture; close
cavities with skewers and string. Place, breast side up, on rack in baking pan;
brush with remaining 1 tablespoon margarine, melted. Sprinkle with thyme, salt
Bake for 2 to 2 1/2 hours or until chicken is cooked through, basting occasionally.
Serve with a hot steamed vegetable, such as broccoli.
How to Toast Nuts: Toasting nuts not only gives them a pleasing golden color
but also intensifies their flavor and adds crunch. To toast nuts, spread them in
single layer in shallow baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 8 to 10 minutes or
until lightly toasted, stirring occasionally.