Mama's Sugar Plums

Laura Johnson

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@ljohnson58

This is a variation on a Holiday treat my mom used to make. She used a Moulie, but a food processor makes it much easier.


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Serves:

Makes 3 dz. sugar plums

Prep:

20 Min

Method:

Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients

1/3 c
dried cranberries
1/3 c
dried apricots
1/3 c
dried cherries
1/3 c
raisins
1/4 c
dates, chopped
1/4 c
pecans, in pieces

COATNGS

1/4 c
ground almonds
1/4 c
graham cracker crumbs

COMBINE THE FOLLOWING FOR A THIRD VARIATION

1 Tbsp
graham cracker crumbs
1 Tbsp
powdered sugar
1 Tbsp
cocoa powder

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Place all ingredients in bowl of food processor fitted with blade. Process on high until ingredients form a large ball.
2
Roll into acorn-sized balls. Roll in various coatings and place in a single layer on cookie sheet covered in waxed paper. Allow to sit until sugar plums are dry to the touch.
3
Refrigerate for at least two weeks before serving to allow flavors to mingle. Keep refrigerated.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Healthy