California Prunes add a sweetness to the BBQ sauce, which complements the tangy and spicy gochujang paste, and creates a rich, velvety flavor and texture. With its fresh Kimchi slaw accompaniment, this Korean Style BBQ Beef by Chef Peter Sidwell fits the bill for all occasions, whether for dinner with friends, a lunchtime treat, or a family dinner.

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Ginger and California Prunes are a super delicious pairing. The spicy, earthy notes from the ginger go well with the sweetness and texture of California Prunes. This California Prune and Squash Gingerbread by Chef Peter Sidwell is moist, subtly spiced, cozy, and delicious!

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Introducing your next obsession: Bronwen Wyatt’s Spiced Prune Caramel Sauce. This caramel, redolent with warm spices and studded with chunks of chopped prunes, is amazing on vanilla ice cream or a simple Chocolate Mug Cake. Coriander may seem to be an unusual spice in a sweet application, but here its citrusy warmth pairs beautifully with the earthy sweetness of prunes.

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These festive Chocolate Crinkle Cookies by Chef Peter Sidwell aren’t only beautiful to look at, they also have less refined sugar thanks to the addition of California Prune Puree. These chocolate crinkle cookies are perfect to bake with kids and we love to serve them with hot chocolate, coffee, or tea.

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In the world of breakfast pastries, the pop tart – along with its cousins the toaster strudel and toaster pastry, is in a kid-friendly category all on its own. This Homemade Apple & Prune Pop Tart recipe takes the hand pie-for-breakfast from it’s stale, boxed history into a fresh, flavorful new day. Try it with your favorite buttery pie crust or store-bought to save some time – either way, we’re pretty sure you won’t go back to the box. And you might not want to share with the kids.

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When we saw Allison Robicelli’s recipe for Rice Pudding Cheesecake Pie, we knew we had to give it a try. Her version was amazing, but missing a little something. Honestly, what good is rice pudding without a bit of cinnamon, vanilla, and dried fruit? Exactly. So we added a little spice and some California Prunes, and created Diner-style Ride Pudding Cheesecake (aka perfection). Think rice pudding cake sounds a little out there? Consider that the Italians have been serving up both savory and sweet versions of torta di riso – a cake made of rice and custard on a crust of crushed cookies or bread crumbs – for decades.

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What’s a prune farmer’s favorite way to eat prunes? Well, for the Mitchell family, the choice is easy: this Old-Fashioned Prune Cake recipe takes the (ahem) cake. A soft, prune-studded spice cake is covered in a buttery-sweet glaze that has everyone going back for another slice (or two.)

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