Prune Crystal Balls

Preparation info
  • Makes about

    3 dozen

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Farm Journal’s Country Cookbook

By Nell B. Nichols

Published 1972

  • About

Lemon, orange and prune flavors blend


  • c. sugar
  • 2 c. water
  • 2 thin slices


  • Combine 1½ c. sugar, water and lemon slices in saucepan. Place over medium heat; bring to boil.
  • Add prunes, and simmer gently over low heat, uncovered, 20 minutes. Cool; drain well. With sharp paring knife, slit prunes open and carefully remove pits.
  • Fill centers with two or three salted peanuts, a walnut half or a piece of Brazil nut. (For variation, s