Courtesy of Health Foods Unlimited
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Chocolate Dipped Dried Plums

Diet Type: Low Sodium

Cooking Time: Under 30 minutes

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
 
Directions:

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.

Servings: 12

Author: California Dried Plum Board

 
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.