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Using dried plum bits adds a nice, sweet and chewy texture to this dish, dried plums bring out more of the chocolate flavors providing a unique and flavorful combination.

Recipe created by Leslie Bonci, MPH, RD, CSSD, LDN, for the California Dried Plum Board (www.californiadriedplums.org)

 


 

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Prep Time   15 min Cook Time   1 1/2 min Serves  64

Ingredients

 

2 cups crispy rice cereal

1 1/2 cups rolled oats

1 cup slivered almonds

1 cup California dried plum bits

1 cup mini dark chocolate chips

1 cup almond butter

2/3 cup honey

½ teaspoon cinnamon

½ teaspoon grated orange peel

 


Directions

1.    Combine cereal, oats, almonds, dried plum bits, chocolate chips, and in a large bowl; mix well
2.    In a microwave-safe bowl, stir together almond butter, honey, cinnamon and orange peel. Microwave on HIGH for 90 seconds or until bubbling. Stir well and add to dry ingredients, mixing until well blended.
3.    Shape into 1-inch balls and place on a baking sheet or shape for ice trays. Chill for at least one hour, then store in the refrigerator or freezer to keep firm.

 

 

Yield: 64 bites

Per bite:

Calories: 83

Total Fat: 4.2 grams

Total Carbohydrate: 11 grams

Sugar: 6.6 grams

Dietary fiber: 1.4 grams

Protein: 1.6 grams

Sodium: 8 mg