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Gluten-Free Sugarplums

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Makes

2-1/2 dozen

Lots of moist, fruity flavor and nutty crunch give these sweet/spicy bites a kind of gumdrop richness. They make a delicious addition to cookie trays. Sneak one early—they’ll be gone before you can lick the sugar off your fingers! —Corleen Heidgerken, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Gluten-Free Sugarplums Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1-1/3 cups chopped walnuts
  • 1 cup pitted dates
  • 1 package (5 ounces) dried cherries
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange zest
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 cup coarse sugar

Directions

  1. Place the walnuts, dates and cherries in a food processor; cover and process until finely chopped. Transfer to a small bowl; stir in the honey, orange zest and spices. Roll into 1-in. balls, then roll in sugar. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
Gluten-Free Recipe
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Nutrition Facts

1 sugarplum: 84 calories, 3g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.

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