Healthy Recipes
Authored By:  California Dried Plum Board
Perfect for gift-giving.
Diet Types: Low Sodium, Vegetarian
Ingredients:
  • 1 cup pitted dried plums
  • 6 ounces semi-sweet chocolate, coarsley chopped
  • Toppings: Chopped nuts or candied ginger pieces
  • Fillings: nuts, candied ginger, prepared almond paste or marzipan
  • Serves: 12
    Cooking Time: Under 30 minutes
    Instructions:
    Cut slit into side of each dried plum, stuff with small piece or portion of filling, as desired. Pinch to close; shape to form round shape. Set aside. Place chocolate in small heatproof bowl, set in pot of hot (not boiling) water over low heat; allow to melt, stirring occasionally until smooth. ( Chocolate should be fluid and barely warm.) Remove from heat. Line baking sheet with aluminum foil or wax paper. Using fork, dip dried plums, 1 at a time, into chocolate; drain excess. Place on prepared baking sheet; decorate with toppings, as desired. Refrigerate immediately until set. When chocolate has hardened, transfer to jars or containers for gift-giving. Store, covered, in cool place, away from direct sun or heat.

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