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  • California Dried Plum Snack Bars

    California Dried Plum purée can turn a simple snack bar into a nutritional powerhouse. Loaded with healthy grains, and nuts and sweetened with a touch of honey, these snack bars are perfect for tucking into your gym bag or lunch box. Enjoy this convenient snack bars recipe from the Califorina Dried Plum Board.

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    Bacon-Wrapped Dried Plums

    These cocktail tidbits have a stuffing of cream cheese, celery and artichoke that's a creamy contrast to the crisp grilled bacon that wraps the dried plums.

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    Bircher Muesli with California Dried Plums

    Your day starts here  with this easy and delicious take on the favorite Swiss whole-grain cereal, Bircher Muesli. Just soak rolled and steel-cut oats, almonds, sunflower seeds, grated apple and California Dried Plums in apple and orange juice, top with yogurt and fresh fruit, to jumpstart your morning with a boost of long-lasting energy.

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    Butterscotch Plum Oat Bars

    Looking for a snack bars recipe? Try dried plum snack bars as a new alternative. Oatmeal, dried plums and walnuts make this the perfect nutritious snack to tuck into your child's lunch box, or to take along for a snack after sports or exercise.

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California Dried Plum Snack Bars

California Dried Plum purée can turn a simple snack bar into a nutritional powerhouse. Loaded with healthy grains, and nuts and sweetened with a touch of honey, these snack bars are perfect for tucking into your gym bag or lunch box. Enjoy this convenient snack bars recipe from the Califorina Dried Plum Board.

Prep Time  10 minutes Cook Time  30 minutes Serves  8 Rating  

Almond Crumble Coffee Cake with Dried Plums

The scent of cardamom and luscious dried plums make this coffee cake a bit out of the ordinary. Vary the crunchy topping with walnuts or pecans, instead of almonds.

Prep Time  15 minutes Cook Time  30 minutes Serves  9 Rating  

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  

Bacon-Wrapped Dried Plums

These cocktail tidbits have a stuffing of cream cheese, celery and artichoke that's a creamy contrast to the crisp grilled bacon that wraps the dried plums.

Prep Time  10 minutes Cook Time  10 minutes Serves  6 Rating  

Bircher Muesli with California Dried Plums

Your day starts here  with this easy and delicious take on the favorite Swiss whole-grain cereal, Bircher Muesli. Just soak rolled and steel-cut oats, almonds, sunflower seeds, grated apple and California Dried Plums in apple and orange juice, top with yogurt and fresh fruit, to jumpstart your morning with a boost of long-lasting energy.

Prep Time  10 minutes Cook Time  0 Serves  4 Rating  

Blueberry Lemon Scones

Searching for a wholesome breakfast recipe idea? Dried plum puree gives these scones richness while yogurt keeps them flaky and tender, so you can enjoy them for breakfast or a snack. 

Prep Time  15 minutes Cook Time  15 minutes Serves  12 Rating  

Braided Dried Plum Coffee Cake

A classic yeast dough is folded over walnut, dried plum and brown sugar filling, then sprinkled with cinnamon-scented crumb topping, for a rich breakfast or tea-time treat.

Prep Time  45 minutes Cook Time  1 hour Serves  24 Rating  

Braised Chicken Agrodolce with Dried Plums

Dried plums, cinnamon and red pepper give this braised chicken dish a Moroccan flavor. Serve with rice pilaf or couscous, and a crisp green salad.

Prep Time  20 min. Cook Time  1 hour 15 min. Serves  6 Rating  

Butterscotch Plum Oat Bars

Looking for a snack bars recipe? Try dried plum snack bars as a new alternative. Oatmeal, dried plums and walnuts make this the perfect nutritious snack to tuck into your child's lunch box, or to take along for a snack after sports or exercise.

Prep Time  15 minutes Cook Time  25 minutes Serves  24 Rating  

California Dried Plum Packrat Cookies

These delectable cookies are "packed" with dried plums, nuts and chocolate. They're perfect for lunch boxes, an after school treat, or snacking any time of day.

Prep Time  15 minutes Cook Time  15 minutes Serves  54 Rating  

California Dried Plum Swedish Meatballs

California Dried Plums give flavor and moisture to these delicately spiced meatballs without adding extra fat. If fresh dill is hard to find, substitute one-half tablespoon of dried dill in the sauce.

Prep Time  20 min Cook Time  25 min Serves  5 Rating  

Caramelized Pecan & Dried Plum Tart

Bittersweet chocolate drizzled on top gives this tart a glamorous touch. Serve a thin wedge with a dollop of softly whipped cream.

Prep Time  15 minutes Cook Time  30 - 40 Minutes Serves  9 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  

Cheddar Dried Plum Turnovers

Make an extra batch of these tasty plum-stuffed turnovers, wrap them individually and freeze for a convenient snack or appetizer.

Prep Time  20 minutes Cook Time  20 minutes Serves  12 Rating  

Chewy Dried Plum Spice Cookies

Sweet spices scent these chewy, dried plum-studded cookies. They're sure to become a cookie jar favorite!

Prep Time  20 minutes Cook Time  15 minutes Serves  36 Rating  

Chicken Sauté with Balsamic-Dried Plum Sauce

Dried plums and a touch of balsamic vinegar combine in a sweet-tart sauce for chicken breasts. Serve with a whole-grain pilaf for added nutritional benefits.

Prep Time  10 minutes Cook Time  10 minutes Serves  4 Rating  

Chocolate Macaroon Bars

Chocolate-dried plum filling with a coconut-almond topping make these bars a moist and chewy treat.

Prep Time  15 minutes Cook Time  45 minutes Serves  24 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  

Coast to Coast Holiday Cake

A layer of dried plum puree and walnuts is the surprise touch in this cranberry-studded holiday cake.

Prep Time  20 min. Cook Time  1 hour, 50 min. Serves  14 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  

Disappearing Dried Plum Cake

This fragrant cake, full of dried plums, walnuts and sweet spices, will "disappear" before your very eyes!

Prep Time  20 minutes Cook Time  1 hour, 20 min. Serves  12 Rating  

Dried Plum Chocolate Chip Cookies

If you thought chocolate chip cookies couldn't get any better, try this version with a touch of dried plum puree and you may just change your mind.

Prep Time  15 minutes Cook Time  10 minutes Serves  24 Rating  

Dried Plum Chocolate Pavé

Chef Gale Gand of Tru, in Chicago, adds dried plums to her decadent chocolate desserts. Gand, who loves cooking with these sweet, chewy nuggets of flavor, adds them because they provide a delicious layer of fruitiness to her recipes.

Prep Time  15 minutes Cook Time   Serves  8 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 Tart with Almond Cookie Crust

A tender almond cookie crust spread with dried plums and apricot preserves is topped with a pastry lattice before baking.

Prep Time  40 minutes Cook Time  35 - 40 minutes Serves  12 Rating  

Dried Plum Whip (AKA Prune Whip)

A classic treat.

Prep Time  10 minutes Cook Time  15 minutes Serves  6 Rating  

Easy Moroccan Chicken with Dried Plums

Looking for a healthier chicken recipe for dinner tonight? Chicken goes Moroccan when cooked with dried plums, cumin and cinnamon. Serve with couscous, and pass toasted almonds for sprinkling.

Prep Time  10 minutes Cook Time  30 minutes Serves  4 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  

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  

Lowfat 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  

Mesclun Salad with California Dried Plums, Goat Cheese and Pecans

Jazz up your everyday salad and give your greens a boost by adding crunchy candied pecans, creamy goat cheese and nutritious California Dried Plums.

Prep Time  5 minutes Cook Time  0 Serves  4 Rating  

Moist and Fudgy Brownies with California Dried Plums

Looking for a healthy dessert recipe using dried plums? California Dried Plum purée can make your favorite baked treats healthier, by adding moisture.while decreasing the amount of sugar and fat in a standard brownie recipe. And the scrumptious flavor of dried plums is truly indulgent! 

Prep Time  15 min. Cook Time  30 min. Serves  16 Rating  

Moroccan Lamb with Dried Plums and Honey

Looking for something to cook for dinner tonight? Try this healthier lamb recipe that incorporates dried plums. Fruit and meat often go hand-in-hand in Moroccan cuisine, as in this gently spiced lamb stew with dried plums. Serve with fluffy couscous and a sprinkling of sesame seed.

Prep Time  20 minutes Cook Time  1 1/2 hours Serves  6 Rating  

Peach & Dried Plum Cobbler

Why wait for summer? You can enjoy a fruit-packed cobbler any time of the year, with this version that uses canned peaches and dried plums.

Prep Time  20 minutes Cook Time  15 minutes Serves  8 Rating  

Plum Good Sticky Buns

A perfect way to start a spring day. Quick and easy as well as kid friendly, these sticky buns also make a great snack, or serve with beverages when company arrives.

Prep Time  15 minutes Cook Time  15 - 20 minutes Serves  12 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  

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  

Puffy Plum Cake

If you are looking for a healthier breakfast recipe idea, look no further. This dried plum-studded skillet pancake bakes up in a jiffy, so you can enjoy it any day of the week.

Prep Time  10 minutes Cook Time  20 minutes Serves  2-4 Rating  

Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Chipotle Tomato Sauce and California Dried Plums

Chipotle tomato sauce gets its deep, rich flavor and a subtle sweetness from California Dried Plums, with the added benefit of dried plums’ antioxidant power and fiber. It goes great with roasted pork tenderloin, but why not try it with chicken, fish or even on pasta?

Prep Time  15 minutes Cook Time  55 minutes Serves  6 Rating  

Spirited Dried Plum Bread Pudding

Bread pudding doesn't get much better than this version, layered with rum-soaked dried plums. It's especially good served warm with whipped cream.

Prep Time  20 minutes Cook Time  55 minutes Serves  10 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  

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  

Vietnamese Turkey Meatball California Dried Plum Banh Mi Sandwich

Vietnamese banh mi sandwiches have hit the mainstream, and this version with turkey meatballs is sure to become one of your favorites. California Dried Plum purée gives these spicy meatballs their moist texture, without adding fat.

Prep Time  25 minutes Cook Time  15 minutes Serves  5 Rating  

West African Lamb Stew

Peanut butter gives a taste of Africa to this lamb stew, made with potatoes, dried plums and coconut milk. Serve with Curried Pistachio Couscous to soak up the sauce.

Prep Time  15 min Cook Time  2 hours, 45 min Serves  10 Rating  
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