Cardamon Nutmeg Dried Blueberries

Makes ½ cup dried fruit Ingredients 1 cup blueberries 1 teaspoon honey 1 teaspoon cardamom pod, seeds removed 1 teaspoon nutmeg, freshly grated Directions Preheat oven to 225°F. Mix honey, cardamom seeds, and nutmeg in a small bowl. Drizzle on top of blueberries and place on baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Place in oven […]

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Dried Ginger Blackberries

Makes ½ cup dried fruit Ingredients 1 cup blackberries 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, grated 2 tablespoons honey Directions Preheat oven to 225° F. Mix ginger and honey in a small bowl. Brush liquid mixture over berries evenly, and place on baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Place in oven for 4 to 5 hours or […]

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Fennel Orange Granola Bars

Makes 10 servings Ingredients Large egg 1 large egg white ¼ cup honey 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon nutmeg ¼ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 cups toasted oats ½ cup quinoa ½ cup kasha 1 cup chopped dried fruit (any of the following: cherries, apricots, dates, raisins, figs) […]

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Lentil Spiced Snack Bars

Makes 16 bars Ingredients 1 large egg 1 large egg white ½ cup light brown sugar ½ cup honey 1 tablespoon canola oil 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground clove ¼ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1½ cups toasted oats 1 cup chopped dried fruit (any of the following: cherries, apricots, dates, raisins, […]

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Moroccan Spiced Dried Fruit & Nut Sundaes

Serves 4-6 Ingredients ½ cup dried apricots, chopped ½ cup dried figs, chopped ½ cup dried dates, chopped ½ cup almonds 1 teaspoon cinnamon, freshly grated 1 tablespoon orange zest 1 tablespoon traditional ros el hanout recipe 1 cup turbinado sugar ¼ cup water 3 tablespoons orange juice ½ stick butter ¼ tablespoon heavy cream […]

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Shortbread Cookies with Winter Herbs and Dried Fruit

Makes 3 dozen cookies Ingredients 2¼ cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda ¼ teaspoon coarse salt 3½ teaspoons fresh rosemary, chopped fine 10 tablespoons (1¼ sticks) unsalted butter, softened 1 cup sugar 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 3 tablespoons heavy cream 1 large egg ½ cup dried cherries, chopped Fine sanding sugar for sprinkling […]

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Simple Scones with Dried Fruit

Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons sugar 21/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 4 oz cold butter or margarine 2/3 cup whole milk 1 egg separated 3/4 cup dried fruit 2 teaspoons sugar for sprinkling Directions Preheat oven to 325°F. In a large bowl, stir together flour, 2 tablespoons sugar, baking powder and […]

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Sweet Vanilla Dried Strawberries

Makes 1 cup dried fruit Ingredients 2 cups strawberries, destemmed and sliced thin 3 tablespoons sugar 1 vanilla bean, scraped (bean discarded) Directions Preheat oven to 225°F. Mix vanilla bean scraping with sugar in a small bowl. Lay on top of prepared strawberries, and place on baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Place in oven […]

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