Press enter to see results or esc to cancel.

Ham and Dried Fruit Spread recipe

Smoky ham and dried fruit combine for aparty spread that is simply scrumptious. Make a day ahead tolet flavors blend.

Recipe: Ham and Dried FruitSpread

1 cup diced ham
2 tablespoons coarsely chopped sweet onion
1 (3-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup sour cream
2 tablespoons honey
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon ground allspice
1/2 cup chopped dried apples
1/2 cup chopped dried apricots
1/4 cup dried cranberries
1/4 cup chopped walnuts
Cocktail bread slices

  • In food processor, chop ham until coarselychopped. Add onion, cream cheese, sour cream, honey, nutmeg andallspice. Process with on-and-off pulses until mixed. Add driedfruits and walnuts. Process, pulsing, just until fruit is chopped.
  • Press mixture into 2-cup bowl or mold.Cover and refrigerate 2 to 24 hours.
  • Unmold, if desired, onto serving plate.Garnish with additional chopped walnuts and dried cranberries,if desired, and serve with cocktail bread or crackers.

    Serves 32.

    Nutrition Facts: Calories 80 calories Protein4 grams Fat 2 grams Sodium 250 milligrams Cholesterol 5 milligramsSaturated Fat 0 grams Carbohydrates 14 grams

    Recipe provided courtesy of Pork: The OtherWhite Meat.

    Bean and Ham Stew, Cooking with Drew

    If the Ham and Dried FruitSpread recipe was useful and interesting, you can share it with your friends or leave a comment.

  • Comments

    1 Comment


    Smoking, salting, drying and fermenting all came along before canning technology and the use of sugar as a preservative. Although the Greeks and Romans stored fruits in honey, sugar was an expensive luxury. Jams and jellies didn’t become common until the h century when sugar became cheap enough to use in large quantities.

    Leave a Comment