Stuffed Dried Fruit

Stuffed Dried Fruit

Dried fruit bites are an easy and interesting appetizer with savory and sweet notes.

30 min. prep time
48 appetizers
151 Rating


Nut Mixture

24 whole almonds
24 walnut halves

Dried Plums

(9 ounces) pitted dried plums
2 ounces blue cheese, cut into 24 chunks


24 (6 ounces) pitted dried dates
24 small pieces crystallized ginger


Melt butter in 10-inch skillet until sizzling; add almonds and walnuts. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 4-6 minutes or until nuts are toasted.

Use tip of finger to open the space where pit was removed from dried plum. Stuff warm walnut half into each dried plum; top with chunk of cheese.

If necessary, slit center of date. Stuff each date with almond and piece of ginger.

To serve, arrange stuffed fruit on platter. Serve at room temperature.

Nutrition Facts (1 appetizer)

Calories: 60

Fat: 2g

Cholesterol: 0mg

Sodium: 35mg

Carbohydrates: 10g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Protein: 1g

Recipe #10896©1999Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

These were delicious, just that "certain something" to take a cheese board from average to wow! My walnut halves were so large that, rather than break them in two, I just used them to stuff the prunes and scattered the prunes around a wedge of blue cheese.

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