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Sugar Plums



  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 cup bite-size pitted prunes
  • 1 cup pitted dates
  • 1 cup currants
  • 1 cup candied cherries, dried cherries or dried cranberries
  • 1 cup walnuts
  • 1/2 to 3/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • Granulated sugar


  1. Using a food processor, grind the fruit and nuts and mix well.
  2. Work into the mixture as much confectioners' sugar as it takes to form 1-inch balls.
  3. Roll balls in granulated sugar and refrigerate in single layers between sheets of wax paper in airtight containers for up to 1 month.

Yield: 4 1/2 dozen

Source: Yankee Magazine: The Magazine of New England Living


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