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Honeyed Fruits and Nuts

A jar of honeyed fruits and nuts makes a lovely and unique food gift during the holidays, or anytime.  And make sure to keep at least one jar for yourself...your morning oatmeal, yogurt, waffles or pancakes will never be the same. And, this honeyed fruits and nuts recipe could not be any easier!
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword honey, honeyed, fruits, nuts, dried fruits
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 4 minutes
Total Time 14 minutes
Servings 1 cup (or more as desired)
Calories 714 kcal
Author lynn

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup dried apricots diced
  • 4 whole Figs cut in half
  • 1/8 cup pistachios
  • 1/8 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/8 cup sesame seeds
  • a couple sprigs of rosemary optional

Instructions

  1. Put a small amount of honey in the bottom of your jar

  2. Arrange the figs, bottom side down and cut side out, along the bottom of the jar, using the honey to 'glue' the figs to the side of the jar.

  3. Fill the space behind the figs with your choice of fruits or nuts.  I like the contrast that the pistachios give.

  4. Add a little more honey to cover the pistachios and figs

  5. Continue adding layers of fruits and nuts, topping each layer with a little honey

  6. After letting the honey settle, you may need to go back and top off your jar with a bit more honey.  You want everything to be covered

  7. If adding rosemary, put it in the middle of the jar, ensuring that it will stay covered with the honey, which acts a natural preservative.

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

Refrigerate after opening

Nutrition Facts
Honeyed Fruits and Nuts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 714 Calories from Fat 234
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 26g 40%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Sodium 10mg 0%
Potassium 746mg 21%
Total Carbohydrates 124g 41%
Dietary Fiber 7g 28%
Sugars 112g
Protein 10g 20%
Vitamin A 24.7%
Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 23.1%
Iron 28.3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.