Stuffed Dried Fruit
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Stuffed Dried Fruit

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

48
appetizers
30 min
PREP TIME
30 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Nut Mixture

1 tablespoon Land O Lakes® Butter

24 whole almonds

24 walnut halves

Dried Plums

9 ounces pitted dried plums

2 ounces blue cheese, cut into 24 chunks

Dates

24 (6 ounces) pitted dried dates

24 small pieces crystallized ginger

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    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.

  2. STEP 2

    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.

  3. STEP 3

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

  4. STEP 4

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

Nutrition

60Calories
2Fat (mg)
0Cholesterol (mg)
35Sodium (mg)
10Carbohydrates (g)
1Dietary Fiber
1Protein (g)

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  October 20, 2012

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.

— says Trudy H.
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