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Spiced Prunes

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. + cooling


8 servings

I like to serve these special prunes with meats or a cottage cheese salad or as a breakfast fruit.—Alcy Thorne, Los Molinos, California


  • 1 pound pitted dried plums (prunes)
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice


  1. In a saucepan over medium heat, combine the plums, water, cinnamon, cloves and ginger; bring to a boil. Remove from the heat; cover and let stand until cool. Stir in lemon juice. Store, covered, in the refrigerator.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 159 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 8mg sodium, 38g carbohydrate (19g sugars, 3g fiber), 1g protein.

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