Prune Drops Recipe

Prune Drops ae a great option for a midday snack. Filled with the goodness of prunes, the vanilla and cinnamon combine with them in a delicious flavor. I like to store these as a healthy option to satisfy any midday sweet cravings too!


Preparation Time25 MinCooking Time15 Min
Ready In40 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageCuisine
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Liquid from prunes1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Prunes1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Shortening1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Brown sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Vanilla1 Teaspoon
 Sifted flour1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
 Baking powder1 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Cinnamon1⁄2 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2737 Calories from Fat 969

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 110 g168.7%

Saturated Fat 27.6 g137.8%

Trans Fat 13.5 g

Cholesterol 211.5 mg

Sodium 1445 mg60.2%

Total Carbohydrates 435 g144.9%

Dietary Fiber 17.9 g71.6%

Sugars 267.8 g

Protein 26 g52.7%

Vitamin A 32.2% Vitamin C 1.9%

Calcium 52% Iron 59.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Grease a baking sheet.

2) Combine the shortening and sugar and cream till light and fluffy.
3) Add in the vanilla and egg and beat well.
4) Combine and sift the flour, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon.
5) Add into the creamed mix, alternating with the prune liquid.
6) Mix in the prunes, blending well.
7) Using a teaspoon, scoop and drop from onto the baking sheet.
8) Place in the oven at 350° F and bake for 12 to 15 minutes.

9) Serve as a midday snack.