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When our kids read about sugarplums in a holiday tale, they were intrigued...and so was I! In short order, I figured out a no-bake way to make the sweets from dried fruits and nuts.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    about 8 dozen


  • 1 package (15 ounces) raisins
  • 2 cups pitted dried plums (prunes)
  • 1 package (8 ounces) dried mixed fruit
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped pecans
  • Sugar


  • In a food processor, combine the raisins, plums, mixed fruit and pecans. Cover and process until chopped. Transfer to a large bowl.
  • Roll into 1-in. balls, then roll in sugar. Place on waxed paper and let stand at room temperature for 4 hours. Store in an airtight container. Roll in additional sugar before serving if desired.
Nutrition Facts
2 each: 83 calories, 3g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 3mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.

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