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.