Favorite Dried Fruit Candy Recipes

Dried fruit is the perfect candy addition: bold and flavorful, it contains the natural sweetness, tang, and flavor of fruit in a small, chewy package. Whether it's tangy dried cranberries or apricots, tart dried cherries, or sweet and chewy dried raisins or figs, these favorite dried fruit candies perfectly showcase dried fruits along with other ingredients like chocolate, nuts, and spices.

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    Chocolate-Covered Raisins

    Chocolate covered raisins

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    Chocolate-Covered Raisins are a classic candy that couldn’t be simpler to make. Eat these chocolate-covered raisins on their own or add them to trail mixes, snack mixes, or yogurt.

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    Cranberry Cashew Chocolate Bark

    Cranberry chocolate bark

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    Cranberry-Cashew Chocolate Bark is a delightfully chunky bark candy that features a swirl of two types of chocolate, sweet-tart cranberries, and the salty crunch of roasted cashews.

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    Chocolate-Dipped Plums

    plums candy

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    In this simple recipe, sweet dried plums are stuffed with crunchy toasted almonds and dipped in a coating of thick chocolate. The combination of tastes and textures is divine!

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    Chocolate-Dipped Mango

    Chocolate-Dipped Mangoes

    The Spruce / Elizabeth LaBau

    Flavorful dried mango is coated in bittersweet chocolate and dusted with spicy cayenne in this simple delicious candy recipe. The combination of sweet and chewy fruit, rich chocolate, and a touch of heat makes these Chocolate-Dipped Mango Slices truly special.

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    Chocolate-Dipped Apricots

    Chocolate dipped apriocts

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    Chocolate-Dipped Apricots are light, elegant candies that are surprisingly easy to make. These bite-sized treats taste sophisticated and none too sweet, since they are made with unsweetened dried fruit and dark chocolate.