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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      Nutrition Facts

      Serving Size: 1
      Servings per Recipe: 12
      Amount Per Serving 
      Calories 175
      Calories from Fat 86
       % Daily Value*
      Total Fat 10g15%
        Saturated Fat 3g14%
        Mono Fat 4g 
      Cholesterol 0mg0%
      Sodium 2mg0%
      Total Carbs 21g7%
        Dietary Fiber 3g12%
        Sugars 8g 
      Protein 4g 
      Iron7%
      Calcium2%
      Vitamin B-65%
      Vitamin C1%
      Vitamin E8%
      Vitamin A3%
      Selenium2%
      Manganese20%
      Copper10%
      Zinc5%
      Potassium7%
      Phosphorus7%
      Magnesium11%
      Pantothenic acid2%
      Niacin8%
      Riboflavin6%
      Thiamin7%
      Folate5%
      * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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