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    Brandied Dried Plums with Orange Zest

    Dried plums steeped in Armagnac brandy with orange zest, cinnamon and cloves makes a perfect holiday gift. Serve with ice cream, whipped cream or rich chocolate cake.

  • California Dried Plumkins

    Try these delicious muffins for a seasonal treat.

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    Citrus Bulgur Salad with California Dried Plums

    Looking for a healthy recipe idea using dried plums? Bulgur has all the benefits of whole wheat, but it’s pre-cooked so you can put together a delicious salad in minutes. California Dried Plums, oranges and loads of fresh herbs add even more nutritional benefits. 

  • Photo of Cocoa-Cinnamon Cereal Snacks

    Cocoa-Cinnamon Cereal Snacks

    Looking for a new healthier breakfast recipe idea? Chocolate-y dried plum and crunchy cereal clusters are unusual, yet easy to make.

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Any Time Of Day Parfait

Have fun creating variations on this quick-and-easy snack or breakfast item with your favorite yogurt flavors and canned fruits. Stick to nonfat yogurt and fruit canned in its own juice for lower fat and calories.

Prep Time  10 minutes Cook Time   Serves  2 Rating  

Brandied Dried Plums with Orange Zest

Dried plums steeped in Armagnac brandy with orange zest, cinnamon and cloves makes a perfect holiday gift. Serve with ice cream, whipped cream or rich chocolate cake.

Prep Time  10 minutes Cook Time  20 minutes Serves  24 Rating  

California Dried Plumkins

Try these delicious muffins for a seasonal treat.

Prep Time  20 mins Cook Time  10 mins Serves  120 Rating  

Carrot Salad with Dried Plums

Sweet Moroccan spices scent this refreshing carrot and dried plum salad, tossed with a tangy lemon juice dressing.

Prep Time  15 minutes Cook Time  5 Minutes Serves  6 Rating  

Citrus Bulgur Salad with California Dried Plums

Looking for a healthy recipe idea using dried plums? Bulgur has all the benefits of whole wheat, but it’s pre-cooked so you can put together a delicious salad in minutes. California Dried Plums, oranges and loads of fresh herbs add even more nutritional benefits. 

Prep Time  15 min. Cook Time  20 min. Serves  8 Rating  

Cocoa-Cinnamon Cereal Snacks

Looking for a new healthier breakfast recipe idea? Chocolate-y dried plum and crunchy cereal clusters are unusual, yet easy to make.

Prep Time  15 minutes Cook Time   Serves  18 Rating  

Dried Plum Filled Oatmeal Bars

Looking for a breakfast bar recipe idea? Spread dried plums and apricot jam over an oatmeal crust. The result? Tasty, nutrition-packed oatmeal bars.

Prep Time  15 minutes Cook Time  20 minutes Serves  16 Rating  

Dried Plum Puree

Dried plum puree adds moisture and richness to a variety of baked goods. It can often be found in the baking goods section of your supermarket.

Prep Time  10 minutes Cook Time   Serves   Rating  

Dried Plum Turkey Dunks

Dried plums are wrapped in sliced turkey breast to make a quick and easy hors d'oeuvre.

Prep Time  10 minutes Cook Time   Serves  1 Rating  

Dried Plum Whip (AKA Prune Whip)

A classic treat.

Prep Time  10 minutes Cook Time  15 minutes Serves  6 Rating  

Dried Plum, Feta Pickup Sticks with Drizzled Honey

Simple skewers of feta cheese and dried plums are made special with a drizzle of honey and crushed fennel seeds.

Prep Time  10 minutes Cook Time   Serves  6 Rating  

Dried Plums Steeped in Jasmine Tea with Yogurt

Dried plums steeped in exotic jasmine tea top creamy Greek-style yogurt to enjoy at breakfast or as a healthy, fat-free snack.

Prep Time  5 minutes Cook Time  15 minutes Serves  6 Rating  

Dried Plums in Port Wine

Simmer dried plums in port wine to marry the flavors, then let them sit overnight in the cooking liquid to plump up.

Prep Time  2 minutes Cook Time  10 minutes Serves  6 Rating  

Dried Plums with Oranges and Coconut

Let these orange-infused dried plums stand overnight and they will grow plumper and the juice will thicken. Serve with a drizzle of cream or sour cream, if desired.

Prep Time  5 minutes Cook Time  20-25 minutes Serves  6 Rating  

Fudge Pudding Cake

Dried plum puree makes this version of the classic fudge pudding cake lighter than usual. As the cake bakes, the fudge sauce forms on the bottom.

Prep Time  20 minutes Cook Time  45 minutes Serves  9 Rating  

Glazed Carrots with Dried Plums

Try these mustard and honey-glazed carrots with dried plums as a side dish with roast chicken, or with pan-fried pork chops.

Prep Time  10 minutes Cook Time  20 minutes Serves  6 Rating  

Glazed Sweet Potatoes & Dried Plums with Ginger

Orange-glazed sweet potatoes sprinkled with crystallized ginger will find a place at any holiday meal alongside ham, turkey or roast pork.

Prep Time  10 minutes Cook Time  55 minutes Serves  6 Rating  

Healthy Turkey Salad Pocket

Mix turkey, dried plums and celery with a light but zesty yogurt dressing and pile into whole-wheat pita for a healthy, satisfying salad pocket.

Prep Time  15 minutes Cook Time   Serves  6 Rating  

Hot & Spicy Cider

At your next holiday party, serve this spicy combination of prune juice and apple cider in mugs with cinnamon sticks for garnish.

Prep Time  5 minutes Cook Time  15 minutes Serves  4 Rating  

Low Fat Banana-Plum Bread

Moist and delicious, this low-fat version of banana bread is a healthy dessert or tea-time snack.

Prep Time  15 minutes Cook Time  1 hour, 15 minutes Serves  16 Rating  

Low Fat Blueberry Cornmeal Muffins

Versatile dried plum puree stands in for the fat in this light version of blueberry muffins.

Prep Time  15 minutes Cook Time  25 minutes Serves  18 Rating  

Low Fat Pumpkin Bread

Pumpkin and dried plum purees combine in a moist and spicy quick bread. It tastes rich, but it's low in fat for guilt-free snacking.

Prep Time  15 minutes Cook Time  1 hour Serves  32 Rating  

Moroccan Vegetable Stew with Dried Plums

This hearty winter vegetable stew gets an extra boost of protein when it's served over quinoa, a nutritious grain from Peru.

Prep Time  20 Minutes Cook Time  25 minutes Serves  6 Rating  

Nutty Dried Plum Spread

Cream cheese spread with dried plums and walnuts shows its versatility as a sandwich filling, dip for apple slices, or on crackers or celery sticks.

Prep Time  15 minutes Cook Time   Serves  16 Rating  

Orange and Dried Plum Compote

This compote is a refreshing first course or a delicious non-fat dessert. If blood oranges are available, they work beautifully in this dish.

Prep Time  15 minutes Cook Time  5 minutes Serves  6 Rating  

Plum Salsa

Sweet and spicy dried plum salsa goes great with roast or grilled pork or chicken.

Prep Time  20 minutes Cook Time   Serves  4 Rating  

Plum-Good Peanutter Bars

Looking for snack bars recipes incorporating nutritious dried plums? Rolled oats, dried plums and peanut butter join forces in these satisfying Peanutter Bars. Tasty and nutritious, they're perfect for snacking or tucking into lunch boxes.

Prep Time  15 minutes Cook Time  25 minutes Serves  32 Rating  

Plumberry Granita

Plum and raspberry granita is a wonderful fat-free alternative to ice cream when you're craving a frozen treat. And you don't even need an ice cream freezer to make it!

Prep Time  10 minutes Cook Time   Serves  12 Rating  

Powerhouse Dried Plum Bars

Looking breakfast bar recipe ideas? Dried plums and rolled oats are layered, then baked to crunchy golden goodness for healthy snacking.

Prep Time  15 minutes Cook Time  20 minutes Serves  16 Rating  

Reduced-Fat Dried Plum & Cream Cheese Spread

Fat-free cream cheese blended with dried plums, walnuts, cinnamon and orange juice creates a lighter spread for bagels, crackers or fruit.

Prep Time  15 minutes Cook Time   Serves  16 Rating  

Sauteed Kale with Dried Plums and Coconut

Fresh kale sautéed with cumin, mustard seed, chili flakes, ginger and California dried plums, garnished with toasted coconut.

Prep Time  5 minutes Cook Time  10 minutes Serves  4 Rating  

Southwest Dried Plum Relish

Make a batch of this spicy dried plum salsa to serve with chicken, pork chops or fish.

Prep Time  10 minutes Cook Time   Serves  7 Rating  

Spiced Dried Plums

Serve this spice-scented variation on stewed dried plums hot or cold, as a condiment with pork, ham or turkey.

Prep Time  10 minutes Cook Time  1 hour Serves  6 Rating  

Spiced Fruit Chutney

Apples and dried plums simmer down to a tangy chutney with vinegar, brown sugar and spices. Try it with ham, smoked turkey or pork.

Prep Time  10 minutes Cook Time  30 minutes Serves  32 Rating  

Steamed Dried Plums

Steamed dried plums make delicious confections. Stuff with walnuts, candied lemon or orange peel, chopped dried fruit, raisins, chocolate or marshmallows and rolled in powdered sugar.

Prep Time  5 minutes Cook Time  30 minutes Serves  12 Rating  

Stewed Dried Plums

Stewed dried plums are the cornerstone of a healthy breakfast. Add to oatmeal, or stir into yogurt or cottage cheese.

Prep Time  2 minutes Cook Time  10 minutes Serves  4 Rating  

Stewed Dried Plums with Orange

Orange and cloves make this variation of stewed dried plums just a little more festive. Serve warm or cold at breakfast or, slightly sweetened, as dessert.

Prep Time  10 minutes Cook Time  10 minutes Serves  6 Rating  

Sweet Tea Sandwiches

Stir chopped dried plums and orange marmalade into yogurt, then spread on bread and cut into quarters for elegant tea sandwiches.

Prep Time  15 minutes Cook Time   Serves  12 Rating  

Swordfish Kabobs with Dried Plums and Bay Leaves

The bay leaves lend a subtle flavor to these kabobs--use fresh ones if you can. Serve one skewer as an appetizer, or 2 as an entree with rice pilaf and a salad.

Prep Time  15 minutes Cook Time  10 minutes Serves  8 Rating  

Tropical Fruit Smoothie

There's no fat, but lots of flavor in this quick and easy pineapple, banana and dried plum smoothie. Perfect for breakfast on the go.

Prep Time  5 Cook Time   Serves  2 Rating  

Zesty Oriental Chicken Salad

A soy sauce-based marinade flavors grilled chicken breast in this entree salad. The same marinade dresses the mixture of broccoli, carrots, bell peppers and dried plums that's served alongside.

Prep Time  20 minutes Cook Time  15 minutes Serves  4 Rating  
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