Prunes in Wine with Toasted-Almond Cookies

Prunes in Wine with Toasted-Almond Cookies
Photo by Romulo Yanes


  • 2 cups dry red wine
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • toasted-almond cookies
  • crème fraîche, sour cream, or ice cream
  • ½ vanilla bean
  • 2 cups ruby Port
  • 1 ¼ pounds pitted prunes

Stir together all ingredients in a heavy medium saucepan until sugar has dissolved. Bring to a boil, then simmer, uncovered, gently stirring occasionally, until liquid is reduced by half, about 25 minutes. Remove from heat and cool until barely warm or room temperature. Discard vanilla bean.

View full recipe at Epicurious


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