Chocolate Covered Sugar Plums

A perfect holiday treat

Authored by: California Dried Plum Board

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  • Cooking Time: Under 30 minutes
  • Serves: 12
  • Suitable Diets: Low Sodium, Vegetarian


  • 3/4 cup chopped toasted sliced almonds, chopped roasted peanuts or toasted flaked coconut
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate morsels
  • 12 pitted dried plums


Line baking sheet with aluminum foil or wax paper set aside. Place almonds on large plate set aside. Melt chocolate in small heatproof bowl, set over simmering water, stirring occasionally. Chocolate should be fluid and barely warm. Using fork, dip each dried plum into chocolate drain excess. Roll in toppings, as desired. Place on prepared baking sheet refrigerate until set. When chocolate has hardened, transfer to jars or containers for gift giving. Store, covered, in cool place, away from direct sun or heat. Tip to toast almonds, arrange in even layer on baking sheet. Bake in 350 degree oven 57 minutes or until lightly browned.