Fruity Sugar Plums

1
Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

My Aunt Martha use to make these every year for Christmas..These will be a great addition to your holiday cookie tray..my family and neighbors love these--last year I made them using chopped fruit trail mix..this was a big hit...

Rating:

★☆☆☆☆ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
1 1/2 dozen -depends on size you make
Prep:
30 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

  • 2 c
    finely chopped nuts
  • 1/4 c
    honey
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 3 Tbsp
    orange juice
  • 2 tsp
    orange zest
  • 1/2 tsp
    each of ground allspice and ground nutmeg
  • 1 c
    dried apricots, finely chopped
  • 1 c
    pitted dates, finely chopped
  • 1 c
    more or less of powdered sugar can mix with cinnamon if desired
  • NOTE:

  • ·
    can use 2 cups of chopped fruit and nut trail mix;instead of apricots and dates; or any ratio you like of all of them

How to Make Fruity Sugar Plums

Step-by-Step

  1. Combine honey,orange juice, orange zest, cinnamon, allspice and nutmeg in a large bowl. Add the nuts, apricots,dates and spices, mix well to combine.
  2. Using a small scoop or spoon, form mixture in 1/2 to 1 inch balls. Roll balls in powdered sugar. Store in airtight container. Look great on cookie tray...

Printable Recipe Card

About Fruity Sugar Plums

Course/Dish: Cookies Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Caribbean



Show 15 Comments & Reviews

7 Summer Trifles

7 Summer Trifles


Who doesn’t love this lovely layered treat? Dating back to the 18th century, this is a tried and true summer dessert. Perfect for picnics, cookouts, and get-togethers, trifles are a delicious dessert that feed a crowd. Simple, gorgeous, and can be made ahead of time, trifles come in all shapes and sizes and flavors for […]

Fresh Fruit Recipes That Aren’t for Fruit Salad

Fresh Fruit Recipes That Aren’t for Fruit Salad


One of life’s simple pleasures in the summer is fresh fruit. We know it’s delicious to make a fruit salad and we have fantastic ones for summer here. But, we’re sharing 18 recipes that go beyond fruit salad. More than just for dessert, fresh fruit can be incorporated into main meals too. From breakfast to […]

17 Sundae Topping Ideas

17 Sundae Topping Ideas


There’s nothing better than indulging in a frozen treat on those hot summer days, but it’s time to step up your ice cream game. These delicious sundae toppings will change how you scream for ice cream. From homemade strawberry sauce to skillet peaches to pretzel bites, your taste buds will jump for joy when you […]