These mouth-watering sugar plums will make your visions of Plant-Based holiday treats a reality!
2 cups whole almonds
1 cup mixed dried fruit, such as
prunes, apricots, dates, or figs
2 teaspoons grated orange zest
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 cup honey
Preheat the oven to 400º. Place the almonds on a baking sheet and toast them for 10 minutes.
In a food processor, chop the almonds and dried fruit.
In a bowl, mix together the orange zest, spices, and honey. Add the chopped nuts and fruit and mix well.
Pinch off rounded teaspoon-sized pieces of the mixture and roll them into balls. Roll the balls in the powdered sugar and refrigerate them in single layers between sheets of waxed paper in airtight containers.
Makes about 36 sugar plums.