VERIFIED BY Taste of Home Test Kitchen
- 1 cup chopped dates
- 1/2 cup raisins
- 1/2 cup chopped pitted dried plums
- 1 cup water
- 1/2 cup butter, cubed
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 2 large eggs, beaten
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 cup chopped nuts
- In a saucepan, combine dates, raisins, plums and water. Bring to boil and boil 5 minutes. Stir in butter and salt. Set aside to cool. Add remaining ingredients to fruit; stir just until dry ingredients are moistened. Spoon into greased mini-muffin pans.
- Bake at 350° for 15 minutes (if desired, bake in a greased 11x7-in. baking pan for 30 minutes). Yield: 32 muffins.
Originally published as Sugarless Fruit/Nut Muffins in Country Woman September/October 1992, p36