Dried Fruit Recipes

Versatile dried fruits keep indefinitely in the pantry, and can stand in for fresh fruit all year. Our favorite recipes with dried fruits include cozy baking recipes as well as healthy recipes with dried fruit.

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      Pear, Ricotta and Rosemary Corn Muffins

      Indulge yourself by spreading a pat of butter over each of these warm, scrumptious pear and ricotta muffins. Add a drizzle of honey for that over-the-top goodness. —Joseph Sciascia, San Mateo, California

      Welsh Cakes

      My grandfather was Welsh and liked to make Welsh cakes on the griddle. Our whole family loves them. Sometimes he...


      Chocolate Date Energy Balls

      Eating just one of these healthy chocolate date energy balls satisfies my sweet tooth without added refined sugar. My recipe...


      Fried Banana Milkshakes

      I love bananas—candy, bread, muffins, smoothies, with peanut butter—everything banana. So why not add bananas, kicked up several notches, to...


      Gorgonzola Shrimp Pasta

      1 review

      This creamy pasta dish is so quick and easy. It's perfect for weeknights, but feels special enough for company. —Robin...

      Orange Cranberry Cookie Bars

      1 review

      These cranberry cookie bars combine two beloved holiday flavors and top a delicious soft crust with cream cheese icing. We...


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      Cranberry Biscotti

      This cranberry biscotti is the perfect hostess gift for the holidays. Pack it into a festive Christmas tin and top...

      Banana-Split Blondies

      These banana blondies combine all the beloved flavors of your favorite sundae with a warm, gooey bar. —James Schend, Taste...


      Air-Fryer Breakfast Cookies

      1 review

      I used to buy name-brand breakfast cookies from the supermarket, but since I found this recipe I've enjoyed making my...


      PB & Banana French Toast Bake

      This is a nice treat for breakfast or brunch. Peanut butter is tasty and full of protein. Spread jam or...


      Air-Fryer Spiced Steaks with Cherry Sauce

      Who needs to grill? These impressive steaks, topped with a rich cherry sauce, will delight your guests. —Taste of Home...

      Cranberry and Bacon Swiss Cheese Dip

      3 reviews

      This warm, rich and creamy Swiss cheese dip is guaranteed to please family and friends alike. Served with thin, crunchy...


      Cast-Iron Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

      9 reviews

      I love this cast-iron banana bread because it cooks evenly every time. The end result is so moist and delicious!...


      10 Amazing Health Benefits of Dates

      Dates couldn't be sweeter (or better) for you! They have a ton of health benefits, from heart health to strengthening...


      Roasted Pumpkin Salad with Orange Dressing

      Roasted pumpkin and dried fruits make this beautiful seasonal salad a natural match for holiday recipes. The dressing is a...


      Fruit and Nut Bulgur Pilaf

      My mother made this nutritious side dish all the time when we were growing up. I enhanced the recipe with...

      Blueberry Almond Biscotti

      ????These biscotti are the perfect treats for an indoor tea party or an outdoor garden party! If you’re not a...


      Gluten-Free Banana Coffee Cake

      2 reviews

      I created this gluten-free coffee cake for people on special diets. Those who are lactose intolerant, allergic to eggs or...


      Gluten- and Dairy-Free Cinnamon Raisin Bread

      5 reviews

      After learning of gluten and dairy issues in our family, I knew I had to re-create our favorite sweet bread....


      Apricot Dessert Bruschetta

      3 reviews

      Years ago, my mother took a trip to Italy, and this recipe reminds her of the sun-kissed fruits from the...


      Fennel-Jicama Salad

      3 reviews

      This crunchy jicama salad contains no mayonnaise, making it a great dish to pass. Mint adds a refreshing flavor, but...


      10-Cup Cookies

      31 reviews

      My mother used to make this easy 10-cup cookie recipe for my sisters and me. You could find one of...


      Hazelnut Date Pumpkin Bread

      3 reviews

      In the fall when the leaves are changing, baking fever takes over. This tender pumpkin bread will make your home...


      Cranberry Turkey Sloppy Joes

      Want a holiday spin on sloppy joes? This combination of turkey and cranberries is a big hit with everyone who...

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      Apple, Raisin and Walnut Bread

      ??My rustic bread studded with raisins and walnuts is great for breakfast with a cup of coffee or can even...


      Date-Nut Honey Bars

      The flavor combination here reminds me of baklava—without the hours of work! These bars are perfect for holiday gifts, party...


      Dried Cranberry Scones

      I go on vacation with my best friend to Michigan every July. Her cousin is allowed to come, too—but only...


      Ramen Noodle Cranberry Coleslaw

      The deep red of the cranberries and red cabbage makes this a perfect fit for a Christmas spread. Adults and...


      Peanut Butter, Apple and Raisin Sandwich

      1 review

      Tart, sweet and crunchy, these open-faced sammies are a perfect after-school (or after-work) snack. —James Schend, Taste of Home Deputy...


      Pressure-Cooker Cherry-Almond Oatmeal

      Breakfast doesn't get much easier than when you take advantage of your all-in-one cooker and some fruit and nuts for...