Dried Fruit Recipes

Versatile dried fruits keep indefinitely in the pantry, and can stand in for fresh fruit all year. Our favorite recipes with dried fruits include cozy baking recipes as well as healthy recipes with dried fruit.

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    Pear, Ricotta and Rosemary Corn Muffins

    Indulge yourself by spreading a pat of butter over each of these warm, scrumptious pear and ricotta muffins. Add a drizzle of honey for that over-the-top goodness. —Joseph Sciascia, San Mateo, California

    Welsh Cakes

    My grandfather was Welsh and liked to make Welsh cakes on the griddle. Our whole family loves them. Sometimes he...


    Chocolate Date Energy Balls

    Eating just one of these healthy chocolate date energy balls satisfies my sweet tooth without added refined sugar. My recipe...


    Fried Banana Milkshakes

    I love bananas—candy, bread, muffins, smoothies, with peanut butter—everything banana. So why not add bananas, kicked up several notches, to...


    Gorgonzola Shrimp Pasta

    This creamy pasta dish is so quick and easy. It's perfect for weeknights, but feels special enough for company. —Robin...

    Orange Cranberry Cookie Bars

    These cranberry cookie bars combine two beloved holiday flavors and top a delicious soft crust with cream cheese icing. We...


    Cranberry Biscotti

    This cranberry biscotti is the perfect hostess gift for the holidays. Pack it into a festive Christmas tin and top...

    Banana-Split Blondies

    These banana blondies combine all the beloved flavors of your favorite sundae with a warm, gooey bar. —James Schend, Taste...


    Air-Fryer Breakfast Cookies

    I used to buy brand-name breakfast cookies from the supermarket, but since I found this recipe, I've enjoyed making my...


    PB & Banana French Toast Bake

    This is a nice treat for breakfast or brunch. Peanut butter is tasty and full of protein. Spread jam or...


    Air-Fryer Spiced Steaks with Cherry Sauce

    Who needs to grill? These impressive steaks, topped with a rich cherry sauce, will delight your guests. —Taste of Home...

    Cranberry and Bacon Swiss Cheese Dip

    This warm, rich and creamy Swiss cheese dip is guaranteed to please family and friends alike. Served with thin, crunchy...


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    Cast-Iron Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

    I love this cast-iron banana bread because it cooks evenly every time. The end result is so moist and delicious!...


    Roasted Pumpkin Salad with Orange Dressing

    Roasted pumpkin and dried fruits make this beautiful seasonal salad a natural match for holiday recipes. The dressing is a...


    Blueberry Almond Biscotti

    ????These biscotti are the perfect treats for an indoor tea party or an outdoor garden party! If you’re not a...


    Fruit and Nut Bulgur Pilaf

    My mother made this nutritious side dish all the time when we were growing up. I enhanced the recipe with...