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

By Nicole Hopping September 3, 2013 No Comments on Summer Party Food Recipes: Spiced Plum Preserves with Coconut Honey Pita Chips

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

Ingredients

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

Method

  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 appetizer.photo (1)..photo (2)..

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