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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.
48 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.


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


  • In a food processor, combine the chop 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.
  • Yield: about 8 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 each) equals 83 calories, 3 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 3 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.