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Tightly covered, these keep for up to 2 weeks at room temperature.

Recipe by Real Simple December 2001


Credit: Evan Sklar

Recipe Summary

About 2 dozen


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In a small skillet over medium heat, toast the almonds to bring out their flavor. Remove from heat; cool. Combine the figs, cocoa, cinnamon, and almonds in a food processor, pulsing until peppercorn-size balls form. Add the honey, orange zest, and almond extract. Pulse 3 or 4 times more until well mixed. Spread the sugar in a shallow dish. Form the sugarplums into 1-inch balls and roll in sugar.


Nutrition Facts

calcium 15mg; 59 calories; carbohydrates 12g; fat 1g; fiber 1g; protein 1mg; sodium 1mg.