Stuffed Dried Fruit

Stuffed Dried Fruit
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1 Review
Dried fruit bites are an easy and interesting appetizer with savory and sweet notes.
30 min
Prep Time
30 min
Total Time
48 appetizers

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

Directions

  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. 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. If necessary, slit center of date. Stuff each date with almond and piece of ginger.
  4. To serve, arrange stuffed fruit on platter. Serve at room temperature.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 appetizer)

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

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

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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