Summer Party Food Recipes: Spiced Plum Preserves with Coconut Honey Pita Chips

By Nicole Hopping September 3, 2013 No Comments

photoDeeply pigmented red flesh plums are the seasonal star of this fresh, summery dish. Perfect for a summer barbecue fruit dip or cocktail party appetizer, this sweet and crunchy starter is a great addition to summer celebrations.

Level: Easy

Yield: Serves 15

Preparation Time: 20 minutes

Cooking Time: 15 minutes


For the preserves


For the pita chips

  • 4 tablespoons coconut oil
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoon raw honey
  • 16 flour tortillas or pitas
  • 2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Parchment paper


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Line 4 baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. Place the marmalade, plums, blackberries, peach, ginger, honey, and 1 tablespoon cinnamon in a food processor or blender. Pulse until chunky. Pour into a medium sized bowl and chill.
  3. Lay pita bread out over a large work area.
  4. Place the coconut oil, vanilla extract, and 2 tablespoons honey in a small saucepan over low heat. Stir for 1-2 minutes, until combined.
  5. Brush the oil mixture over one side of the pita bread. Sprinkle with the remaining 2 teaspoons cinnamon. Cut into small sections.
  6. Bake for 15 minutes, until crisp and golden. Remove and let cool.
  7. Serve as fruit dip and sweet chips or scoop ½ tablespoon of preserves onto each chip to serve as a party (1) (2)..

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