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Sugar Plum Recipe

Ingredients (Makes about 3 dozen sugar plums)
  • 1 cup pecans or sunflower seeds
  • zest of 1 orange
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon grated nutmeg
  • ¼ teaspoon ground allspice
  • ¼ teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 cup chopped pitted dates
  • ½ cup chopped dried apricots
  • ½ cup chopped pitted prunes
  • powdered sugar or shredded coconut, optional
Instruction
  1. Place all the ingredients except the powdered sugar or coconut in a food processor.
  2. Pulse the mixture three to four times to combine, then process until a paste forms - about four or five minutes.
  3. Transfer the paste to a mixing bowl and form the sugar plums by rolling about two tablespoons of the paste in the palms of your hands until a round ball forms.
  4. Roll in the powdered sugar or shredded coconut.