Easy Stewed Prunes

Easy Stewed Prunes

Easy Stewed Prunes

Store bought stewed prunes contain high fructose corn syrup. With homemade, the only thing added is water. Use only plain dried prunes with nothing added, except maybe potassium sorbate. - Jenny Jones

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes

Makes: about 30 prunes

Easy Stewed Prunes


  • 8 ounces plain dried pitted prunes
  • 1 1/2 cups cold water


  1. Place prunes in a saucepan, separating any that are stuck together.
  2. Add water and bring to a boil.
  3. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat and let cool.
  5. Store in a covered container, refrigerated.

3 Comments on "Easy Stewed Prunes"

  1. Lori

    I like to put a cinnamon stick in the water while they stew! Extra flavor!!

  2. Honeybee ♥

    Nice recipe!

  3. elzbieta z Łodzi

    good idea

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