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    Anytime Plum Treat

    Stuff luscious California dried plums with walnut halves, then roll in granulated sugar to make Anytime Plum Treats. They're great for lunchboxes, holidays or healthy snacking -- anytime! Recipe courtesy of Cathi L.

  • Photo of Butterscotch Plum Oat Bars

    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 Sunshine Chili

    Quick and easy our California Sunshine Chili will warm the cool autumn nights.

  • Photo of Cheddar Dried Plum Turnovers

    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.

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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  

Anytime Plum Treat

Stuff luscious California dried plums with walnut halves, then roll in granulated sugar to make Anytime Plum Treats. They're great for lunchboxes, holidays or healthy snacking -- anytime! Recipe courtesy of Cathi L.

Prep Time  10 Minutes Cook Time  0 Serves  30 pieces Rating  

Bircher Muesli with California Dried Plums

Natalie Coughlin starts her day with her 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  

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 & Granola Napoleon over Soft Ripened Brie

Layers of Brie sandwiched with a filling of dried plums, almonds and granola make a perfect party or buffet dish.

Prep Time  20 minutes Cook Time  5 minutes Serves  16 Rating  

California Sunshine Chili

Quick and easy our California Sunshine Chili will warm the cool autumn nights.

Prep Time  15 minutes Cook Time   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  

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  

Chicken, Blue Cheese and Dried Plum Pizza

Quick and easy, tasty and tempting all describe our Chicken, Blue Cheese, and Dried Plum Pizza.

Prep Time  10 minutes Cook Time  15 minutes Serves  4 Rating  

Chocolate Covered Sugar Plums

Quick and easy to make our Chocolate Covered Sugar Plums make gift giving fun. And even better to receive!

Prep Time  20 minutes Cook Time  10 minutes Serves  24 Rating  

Chocolate Dipped Dried Plums

Mix and match fillings and toppings to create your favorite versions of these stuffed dried plums for holiday gifting or parties.

Prep Time  20 minutes Cook Time   Serves  12 (2 each) Rating  

Citrus Slaw

Colorful, tasty and healthy, this slaw is sure to be a favorite at picnics and barbecues.

Prep Time  15 minutes Cook Time   Serves  6 Rating  

Coconut Ice Cream with Brandied Dried Plum and Banana Compote

Lemon Grass Restaurant owner, Mai Pham manages her nationally acclaimed, chic Sacramento eatery while serving up cookbooks, writing food columns for national publications and teaching at culinary institutions

Prep Time  10 minutes Cook Time  15 minutes Serves  4 Rating  

Confetti Bites

Dried plums enrobed in a peanut butter coating, then rolled in candy sprinkles, are a great addition to your holiday cookie plate.

Prep Time  20 minutes Cook Time   Serves  24 Rating  

Curried Dried Plum Dip

Dried plums, curry powder and chutney blended with cream cheese make an Indian-inspired dip. Serve with crisp pappadums instead of crackers to carry out the theme.

Prep Time  15 minutes Cook Time  5 minutes Serves  14 Rating  

Curried Pistachio Couscous

West African Lamb Stew and Curried Pistachio Couscous recipes created by Chef Quattara (Washington DC)

Prep Time  10 minutes Cook Time  10 minutes Serves  6 Rating  

Dr. Arjmandi’s Bone Health Trail Mix

A mix of salty, sweet and crunchy, Dr. Arjmandi’s trail mix makes building strong bones fun and delicious! Great snack when on the go or at home.

Prep Time  10 minutes Cook Time  None Serves  8 Rating  

Dreamy Creamy Pudding Parfaits

Prepared pudding snacks, layered with dried plum filling and peanuts, are the secret of this quick and easy parfait.

Prep Time  10 minutes Cook Time   Serves  6 Rating  

Dried Plum & Cream Cheese Spread

For spreading on sandwiches or toasted bagels, or with apples slices, crackers or celery sticks, you can't beat this combo of cream cheese, dried plums and walnuts.

Prep Time  15 minutes Cook Time   Serves  16 Rating  

Dried Plum & Herb Cheese Bits

For a simple snack, spread crackers with your favorite creamy cheese and top with dried plums.

Prep Time  5 Minutes Cook Time   Serves  1 Rating  

Dried Plum & White Chocolate Haystacks

Pretzels, dried plums and white chocolate make up these tasty "haystack" treats.

Prep Time  10 minutes Cook Time   Serves  12 Rating  

Dried Plum Crescent Rolls

Turn crescent dinner rolls into fruit-filled treats, by wrapping store-bought dough around a dried plum, walnut and cinnamon filling.

Prep Time  10 minutes Cook Time  10 minutes Serves  8 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 Snack Skewers

Chef Susan Goss of Zinfandel (Chicago) created these easy fruit and cheese skewers for the California Dried Plum Board.

Prep Time  15 minutes Cook Time   Serves  8 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 Waldorf Salad

The classic Waldorf Salad combo of walnuts, celery and apples is even better with dried plums and turkey.

Prep Time  15 minutes Cook Time  10 minutes Serves  6 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 Plum, Tomato & Feta Salad

Combining dried plums, tomatoes and feta cheese in a simple vinaigrette, this salad is great on its own or served with greens.

Prep Time  20 minutes Cook Time   Serves  4 Rating  

Dried Plums Stuffed with Walnuts

Prep Time   Cook Time   Serves  Makes 24 stuffed dried plums 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 Bacon and Fresh Goat Cheese

A quick and easy, make ahead, recipe for holiday entertaining. Broil the bacon-wrapped dried plums just before serving.

Prep Time  15 minutes Cook Time  10 minutes Serves  12 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  

Fennel Salad with Dried Plums, Manchego Cheese and Prosciutto

The wonderful winter salad of fennel, dried plums, manchego cheese and prosciutto was created for the California Dried Plum Board by Joanne Weir.

Prep Time  15 minutes Cook Time   Serves  8 Rating  

Fluffer Nutterdillas

Your kids will love this sweet twist on quesadillas. Tortillas are sandwiched with peanut butter, dried plums and marshmallow cream, then browned until crisp.

Prep Time  5 minutes Cook Time  5 minutes Serves  4 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  

Grilled Chicken Breasts with Smoky Dried Plum & Chipotle Mole

Traditional Mexican mole takes hours to make, but this version is quick and easy without sacrificing complexity of flavor. Dried plums, smoky chipotles and chocolate blend into a rich complement to grilled chicken, or enjoy the sauce with pork or beef.

Prep Time  10 minutes Cook Time  20 minutes Serves  6 Rating  

Ham & Dried Plum Pinwheels

Simple but tasty, tortilla pinwheels with ham and dried plums are great for snacks or parties.

Prep Time  10 minutes Cook Time   Serves  4 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  

Mesclun Salad with California Dried Plums, Goat Cheese and Pecans

Jazz up your everyday salad and give your greens a boost by taking a tip from Olympian and World Champion swimmer Natalie Coughlin and add crunchy candied pecans, creamy goat cheese and nutritious California Dried Plums.

Prep Time  5 minutes Cook Time  0 Serves  4 Rating  

Moroccan Couscous Salad

Golden-hued curried couscous tossed with chicken, dried plums, tomatoes and almonds is lovely to look at and even better to eat on a warm summer day.

Prep Time  15 minutes Cook Time  10 minutes Serves  6 Rating  

Natalie's California Dried Plum Snack Bars

World Champion swimmer Natalie Coughlin uses California Dried Plum purée to 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 Natalie.

Prep Time  10 minutes Cook Time  30 minutes Serves  8 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  

Peanut Butter, Banana & Dried Plum Sandwiches

Kids will love this quick and healthful version of peanut butter sandwiches. Spread peanut butter on whole wheat bread, layer with bananas and dried plums, then top with a drizzle of honey and a sprinkling of cinnamon. A glass of milk rounds out the meal.

Prep Time  10 minutes Cook Time   Serves  2 Rating  

Pear, Dried Plum and Fennel Salad

Here's a salad that's brimming with good-for-you ingredients, yet tastes so satisfyingly indulgent that you can make a meal of it.

Prep Time  10 Minutes Cook Time  0 Serves  4 Rating  

Pita Crisps with Gingered Fruit Salsa

Tart apples and dried plums team up with fresh ginger and cinnamon to make a deliciously different salsa. Toast pita chips for scooping and let your guests dig in!

Prep Time  15 minutes Cook Time  12 minutes Serves  6 Rating  

Pizzettas with California Dried Plums & Caramelized Onions

Using store-bought naan bread instead of making pizza dough is the time-saving secret of these pizzettas. Natalie Coughlin tops these flatbreads with caramelized onions, goat cheese and California Dried Plums, then adds a side salad for a great light lunch.

Prep Time  10 minutes Cook Time  5 minutes Serves  4 Rating  

Plum Good Jamaican Chicken

Bell peppers, lime juice, dried plums and Jamaican jerk seasoning create a Caribbean flavor palette that's a natural with chicken. Serve with rice to soak up the sauce.

Prep Time  15 minutes Cook Time  15 minutes Serves  4 Rating  

Plum Juicy Burgers

Get ready for the swimsuit season with our plum juicy burger. Perfect for grilling, this moist juicy burger is also lower in fat to help you shape up for summer.

Prep Time  5 minutes Cook Time  10 minutes Serves  4 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  

Reduced-Fat Dried Plum, Tomato, & Feta Salad

Enjoy this tasty lower-in-fat combo of dried plums, tomatoes and feta cheese on its own or with salad greens.

Prep Time  20 minutes Cook Time   Serves  4 Rating  

Reduced-Fat Gorgonzola Pasta with Dried Plums & Pecans

Use whole-wheat penne for added fiber and flavor. Gorgonzola and dried plums make a satisfying alternative to tomato sauce.

Prep Time  5 minutes Cook Time  20 minutes Serves  2 Rating  

Risotto with California Dried Plums and Radicchio

When Natalie Coughlin has friends over, she likes to stir up a creamy risotto with arugula, radicchio and just the right touch of fruity sweetness from California Dried Plums. This easy, elegant recipe is sure to be a winner at your house, too.

Prep Time  10 minutes Cook Time  12 minutes Serves  6 Rating  

Roasted Baby Carrots with Dried Plums

Dried plums and tender baby carrots team up in a vegetable dish that's great with grilled pork chops, roast chicken, or braised beef.

Prep Time  5 minutes Cook Time  25 minutes Serves  4 Rating  

Sauce Plum Wonderful

Sweet, tart and spicy all in one, Sauce Plum Wonderful is the perfect basting or dipping sauce for grilled or broiled meat and poultry. Spoon into jars with decorative labels for gift giving.

Prep Time  10 minutes Cook Time  15 minutes Serves  12 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  

Savory Dried Plum & Sausage Omelet

Everyone has their own omelet preference, but when they try this dried plum, pepper and sausage-stuffed version, they'll have a new favorite.

Prep Time  10 minutes Cook Time  15 minutes Serves  2 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  

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  

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  
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