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

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  • 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...

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About Fruity Sugar Plums

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




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