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Spectacular Stone Fruits: 12 Delectable Recipes

Spectacular Stone Fruits: 12 Delectable Recipes

Peaches, plums, cherries and more; when stone fruits are in season, life becomes that much sweeter

Peaches, nectarines, plums, cherries, and apricots are all stone fruits and all make their seasonal debut around the month of June. There are few things more disappointing in the world than taking a bite out of a gorgeous peach only to hear a loud crunch and taste very little.

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Stone fruits are worth the wait, and when you finally do find that ripe peach it’s a wonderful experience.

We reached out to our Culinary Content Network of food bloggers to see which recipes they love to use when the season of stone fruit finally arrives. From fruit cobblers and pies to salads and salsas, we have 12 mouthwatering recipes that will put stone fruit to great use this summer.


Dried-Fruit Delights: 12 Recipes with Raisins

Thick brioche slices soak up the batter, while sugared pecans lend a caramelized crunch to this rum-raisin maple syrup-topped breakfast treat.

This quick side is a healthy vegan addition to any dinner table.

Historically, Indian chutneys were cooked in the sun. This apricot version, heated on the stove, has bright flavors in common with its predecessors.

This deli-type salad is made without mayonnaise simmering the carrots and raisins with vinegar and spices brings out their sweetness.

When you're making the pockets for the stuffing, don't let the paring knife cut all the way through. Also, press down on the filled meat to help the stuffing stay inside. We made the stuffing for our chops with dark raisins &mdash golden ones taste good as well. You'd also get the right consistency and the right sweetness from currants or dried cranberries.

This recipe for pork tenderloin, courtesy of Tom Colicchio, is a wonderful dish to serve your family.

The dough can be sticky, so lightly flour your hands or coat them with cooking spray before shaping it into logs. Making the logs as uniform as possible ensures even baking.

Spice up a classic pound cake recipe with fragrant cinnamon and raisins.

Rum and raisins meet again &mdash this time in pie form! Raisins luxuriate beneath rum-flavored custard to create the filling of this dessert.

We love egg-based challah (or brioche) for its golden color and rich texture, but you can use Italian or white sandwich bread instead. Bakery bread that's a day or two old (or sandwich bread that's gone slightly stale) also works well for bread-pudding &mdash it may need to soak a little longer to absorb the liquid.

This spiced pastry, enfolding a simple raisin filling, is made with butter and a touch of yogurt, which yields a flaky, tender cookie.

Any dried fruit can be substituted for the raisins. Be sure the cookies are completely cool before storing in an airtight container.


Dried-Fruit Delights: 12 Recipes with Raisins

Thick brioche slices soak up the batter, while sugared pecans lend a caramelized crunch to this rum-raisin maple syrup-topped breakfast treat.

This quick side is a healthy vegan addition to any dinner table.

Historically, Indian chutneys were cooked in the sun. This apricot version, heated on the stove, has bright flavors in common with its predecessors.

This deli-type salad is made without mayonnaise simmering the carrots and raisins with vinegar and spices brings out their sweetness.

When you're making the pockets for the stuffing, don't let the paring knife cut all the way through. Also, press down on the filled meat to help the stuffing stay inside. We made the stuffing for our chops with dark raisins &mdash golden ones taste good as well. You'd also get the right consistency and the right sweetness from currants or dried cranberries.

This recipe for pork tenderloin, courtesy of Tom Colicchio, is a wonderful dish to serve your family.

The dough can be sticky, so lightly flour your hands or coat them with cooking spray before shaping it into logs. Making the logs as uniform as possible ensures even baking.

Spice up a classic pound cake recipe with fragrant cinnamon and raisins.

Rum and raisins meet again &mdash this time in pie form! Raisins luxuriate beneath rum-flavored custard to create the filling of this dessert.

We love egg-based challah (or brioche) for its golden color and rich texture, but you can use Italian or white sandwich bread instead. Bakery bread that's a day or two old (or sandwich bread that's gone slightly stale) also works well for bread-pudding &mdash it may need to soak a little longer to absorb the liquid.

This spiced pastry, enfolding a simple raisin filling, is made with butter and a touch of yogurt, which yields a flaky, tender cookie.

Any dried fruit can be substituted for the raisins. Be sure the cookies are completely cool before storing in an airtight container.


Dried-Fruit Delights: 12 Recipes with Raisins

Thick brioche slices soak up the batter, while sugared pecans lend a caramelized crunch to this rum-raisin maple syrup-topped breakfast treat.

This quick side is a healthy vegan addition to any dinner table.

Historically, Indian chutneys were cooked in the sun. This apricot version, heated on the stove, has bright flavors in common with its predecessors.

This deli-type salad is made without mayonnaise simmering the carrots and raisins with vinegar and spices brings out their sweetness.

When you're making the pockets for the stuffing, don't let the paring knife cut all the way through. Also, press down on the filled meat to help the stuffing stay inside. We made the stuffing for our chops with dark raisins &mdash golden ones taste good as well. You'd also get the right consistency and the right sweetness from currants or dried cranberries.

This recipe for pork tenderloin, courtesy of Tom Colicchio, is a wonderful dish to serve your family.

The dough can be sticky, so lightly flour your hands or coat them with cooking spray before shaping it into logs. Making the logs as uniform as possible ensures even baking.

Spice up a classic pound cake recipe with fragrant cinnamon and raisins.

Rum and raisins meet again &mdash this time in pie form! Raisins luxuriate beneath rum-flavored custard to create the filling of this dessert.

We love egg-based challah (or brioche) for its golden color and rich texture, but you can use Italian or white sandwich bread instead. Bakery bread that's a day or two old (or sandwich bread that's gone slightly stale) also works well for bread-pudding &mdash it may need to soak a little longer to absorb the liquid.

This spiced pastry, enfolding a simple raisin filling, is made with butter and a touch of yogurt, which yields a flaky, tender cookie.

Any dried fruit can be substituted for the raisins. Be sure the cookies are completely cool before storing in an airtight container.


Dried-Fruit Delights: 12 Recipes with Raisins

Thick brioche slices soak up the batter, while sugared pecans lend a caramelized crunch to this rum-raisin maple syrup-topped breakfast treat.

This quick side is a healthy vegan addition to any dinner table.

Historically, Indian chutneys were cooked in the sun. This apricot version, heated on the stove, has bright flavors in common with its predecessors.

This deli-type salad is made without mayonnaise simmering the carrots and raisins with vinegar and spices brings out their sweetness.

When you're making the pockets for the stuffing, don't let the paring knife cut all the way through. Also, press down on the filled meat to help the stuffing stay inside. We made the stuffing for our chops with dark raisins &mdash golden ones taste good as well. You'd also get the right consistency and the right sweetness from currants or dried cranberries.

This recipe for pork tenderloin, courtesy of Tom Colicchio, is a wonderful dish to serve your family.

The dough can be sticky, so lightly flour your hands or coat them with cooking spray before shaping it into logs. Making the logs as uniform as possible ensures even baking.

Spice up a classic pound cake recipe with fragrant cinnamon and raisins.

Rum and raisins meet again &mdash this time in pie form! Raisins luxuriate beneath rum-flavored custard to create the filling of this dessert.

We love egg-based challah (or brioche) for its golden color and rich texture, but you can use Italian or white sandwich bread instead. Bakery bread that's a day or two old (or sandwich bread that's gone slightly stale) also works well for bread-pudding &mdash it may need to soak a little longer to absorb the liquid.

This spiced pastry, enfolding a simple raisin filling, is made with butter and a touch of yogurt, which yields a flaky, tender cookie.

Any dried fruit can be substituted for the raisins. Be sure the cookies are completely cool before storing in an airtight container.


Dried-Fruit Delights: 12 Recipes with Raisins

Thick brioche slices soak up the batter, while sugared pecans lend a caramelized crunch to this rum-raisin maple syrup-topped breakfast treat.

This quick side is a healthy vegan addition to any dinner table.

Historically, Indian chutneys were cooked in the sun. This apricot version, heated on the stove, has bright flavors in common with its predecessors.

This deli-type salad is made without mayonnaise simmering the carrots and raisins with vinegar and spices brings out their sweetness.

When you're making the pockets for the stuffing, don't let the paring knife cut all the way through. Also, press down on the filled meat to help the stuffing stay inside. We made the stuffing for our chops with dark raisins &mdash golden ones taste good as well. You'd also get the right consistency and the right sweetness from currants or dried cranberries.

This recipe for pork tenderloin, courtesy of Tom Colicchio, is a wonderful dish to serve your family.

The dough can be sticky, so lightly flour your hands or coat them with cooking spray before shaping it into logs. Making the logs as uniform as possible ensures even baking.

Spice up a classic pound cake recipe with fragrant cinnamon and raisins.

Rum and raisins meet again &mdash this time in pie form! Raisins luxuriate beneath rum-flavored custard to create the filling of this dessert.

We love egg-based challah (or brioche) for its golden color and rich texture, but you can use Italian or white sandwich bread instead. Bakery bread that's a day or two old (or sandwich bread that's gone slightly stale) also works well for bread-pudding &mdash it may need to soak a little longer to absorb the liquid.

This spiced pastry, enfolding a simple raisin filling, is made with butter and a touch of yogurt, which yields a flaky, tender cookie.

Any dried fruit can be substituted for the raisins. Be sure the cookies are completely cool before storing in an airtight container.


Dried-Fruit Delights: 12 Recipes with Raisins

Thick brioche slices soak up the batter, while sugared pecans lend a caramelized crunch to this rum-raisin maple syrup-topped breakfast treat.

This quick side is a healthy vegan addition to any dinner table.

Historically, Indian chutneys were cooked in the sun. This apricot version, heated on the stove, has bright flavors in common with its predecessors.

This deli-type salad is made without mayonnaise simmering the carrots and raisins with vinegar and spices brings out their sweetness.

When you're making the pockets for the stuffing, don't let the paring knife cut all the way through. Also, press down on the filled meat to help the stuffing stay inside. We made the stuffing for our chops with dark raisins &mdash golden ones taste good as well. You'd also get the right consistency and the right sweetness from currants or dried cranberries.

This recipe for pork tenderloin, courtesy of Tom Colicchio, is a wonderful dish to serve your family.

The dough can be sticky, so lightly flour your hands or coat them with cooking spray before shaping it into logs. Making the logs as uniform as possible ensures even baking.

Spice up a classic pound cake recipe with fragrant cinnamon and raisins.

Rum and raisins meet again &mdash this time in pie form! Raisins luxuriate beneath rum-flavored custard to create the filling of this dessert.

We love egg-based challah (or brioche) for its golden color and rich texture, but you can use Italian or white sandwich bread instead. Bakery bread that's a day or two old (or sandwich bread that's gone slightly stale) also works well for bread-pudding &mdash it may need to soak a little longer to absorb the liquid.

This spiced pastry, enfolding a simple raisin filling, is made with butter and a touch of yogurt, which yields a flaky, tender cookie.

Any dried fruit can be substituted for the raisins. Be sure the cookies are completely cool before storing in an airtight container.


Dried-Fruit Delights: 12 Recipes with Raisins

Thick brioche slices soak up the batter, while sugared pecans lend a caramelized crunch to this rum-raisin maple syrup-topped breakfast treat.

This quick side is a healthy vegan addition to any dinner table.

Historically, Indian chutneys were cooked in the sun. This apricot version, heated on the stove, has bright flavors in common with its predecessors.

This deli-type salad is made without mayonnaise simmering the carrots and raisins with vinegar and spices brings out their sweetness.

When you're making the pockets for the stuffing, don't let the paring knife cut all the way through. Also, press down on the filled meat to help the stuffing stay inside. We made the stuffing for our chops with dark raisins &mdash golden ones taste good as well. You'd also get the right consistency and the right sweetness from currants or dried cranberries.

This recipe for pork tenderloin, courtesy of Tom Colicchio, is a wonderful dish to serve your family.

The dough can be sticky, so lightly flour your hands or coat them with cooking spray before shaping it into logs. Making the logs as uniform as possible ensures even baking.

Spice up a classic pound cake recipe with fragrant cinnamon and raisins.

Rum and raisins meet again &mdash this time in pie form! Raisins luxuriate beneath rum-flavored custard to create the filling of this dessert.

We love egg-based challah (or brioche) for its golden color and rich texture, but you can use Italian or white sandwich bread instead. Bakery bread that's a day or two old (or sandwich bread that's gone slightly stale) also works well for bread-pudding &mdash it may need to soak a little longer to absorb the liquid.

This spiced pastry, enfolding a simple raisin filling, is made with butter and a touch of yogurt, which yields a flaky, tender cookie.

Any dried fruit can be substituted for the raisins. Be sure the cookies are completely cool before storing in an airtight container.


Dried-Fruit Delights: 12 Recipes with Raisins

Thick brioche slices soak up the batter, while sugared pecans lend a caramelized crunch to this rum-raisin maple syrup-topped breakfast treat.

This quick side is a healthy vegan addition to any dinner table.

Historically, Indian chutneys were cooked in the sun. This apricot version, heated on the stove, has bright flavors in common with its predecessors.

This deli-type salad is made without mayonnaise simmering the carrots and raisins with vinegar and spices brings out their sweetness.

When you're making the pockets for the stuffing, don't let the paring knife cut all the way through. Also, press down on the filled meat to help the stuffing stay inside. We made the stuffing for our chops with dark raisins &mdash golden ones taste good as well. You'd also get the right consistency and the right sweetness from currants or dried cranberries.

This recipe for pork tenderloin, courtesy of Tom Colicchio, is a wonderful dish to serve your family.

The dough can be sticky, so lightly flour your hands or coat them with cooking spray before shaping it into logs. Making the logs as uniform as possible ensures even baking.

Spice up a classic pound cake recipe with fragrant cinnamon and raisins.

Rum and raisins meet again &mdash this time in pie form! Raisins luxuriate beneath rum-flavored custard to create the filling of this dessert.

We love egg-based challah (or brioche) for its golden color and rich texture, but you can use Italian or white sandwich bread instead. Bakery bread that's a day or two old (or sandwich bread that's gone slightly stale) also works well for bread-pudding &mdash it may need to soak a little longer to absorb the liquid.

This spiced pastry, enfolding a simple raisin filling, is made with butter and a touch of yogurt, which yields a flaky, tender cookie.

Any dried fruit can be substituted for the raisins. Be sure the cookies are completely cool before storing in an airtight container.


Dried-Fruit Delights: 12 Recipes with Raisins

Thick brioche slices soak up the batter, while sugared pecans lend a caramelized crunch to this rum-raisin maple syrup-topped breakfast treat.

This quick side is a healthy vegan addition to any dinner table.

Historically, Indian chutneys were cooked in the sun. This apricot version, heated on the stove, has bright flavors in common with its predecessors.

This deli-type salad is made without mayonnaise simmering the carrots and raisins with vinegar and spices brings out their sweetness.

When you're making the pockets for the stuffing, don't let the paring knife cut all the way through. Also, press down on the filled meat to help the stuffing stay inside. We made the stuffing for our chops with dark raisins &mdash golden ones taste good as well. You'd also get the right consistency and the right sweetness from currants or dried cranberries.

This recipe for pork tenderloin, courtesy of Tom Colicchio, is a wonderful dish to serve your family.

The dough can be sticky, so lightly flour your hands or coat them with cooking spray before shaping it into logs. Making the logs as uniform as possible ensures even baking.

Spice up a classic pound cake recipe with fragrant cinnamon and raisins.

Rum and raisins meet again &mdash this time in pie form! Raisins luxuriate beneath rum-flavored custard to create the filling of this dessert.

We love egg-based challah (or brioche) for its golden color and rich texture, but you can use Italian or white sandwich bread instead. Bakery bread that's a day or two old (or sandwich bread that's gone slightly stale) also works well for bread-pudding &mdash it may need to soak a little longer to absorb the liquid.

This spiced pastry, enfolding a simple raisin filling, is made with butter and a touch of yogurt, which yields a flaky, tender cookie.

Any dried fruit can be substituted for the raisins. Be sure the cookies are completely cool before storing in an airtight container.


Dried-Fruit Delights: 12 Recipes with Raisins

Thick brioche slices soak up the batter, while sugared pecans lend a caramelized crunch to this rum-raisin maple syrup-topped breakfast treat.

This quick side is a healthy vegan addition to any dinner table.

Historically, Indian chutneys were cooked in the sun. This apricot version, heated on the stove, has bright flavors in common with its predecessors.

This deli-type salad is made without mayonnaise simmering the carrots and raisins with vinegar and spices brings out their sweetness.

When you're making the pockets for the stuffing, don't let the paring knife cut all the way through. Also, press down on the filled meat to help the stuffing stay inside. We made the stuffing for our chops with dark raisins &mdash golden ones taste good as well. You'd also get the right consistency and the right sweetness from currants or dried cranberries.

This recipe for pork tenderloin, courtesy of Tom Colicchio, is a wonderful dish to serve your family.

The dough can be sticky, so lightly flour your hands or coat them with cooking spray before shaping it into logs. Making the logs as uniform as possible ensures even baking.

Spice up a classic pound cake recipe with fragrant cinnamon and raisins.

Rum and raisins meet again &mdash this time in pie form! Raisins luxuriate beneath rum-flavored custard to create the filling of this dessert.

We love egg-based challah (or brioche) for its golden color and rich texture, but you can use Italian or white sandwich bread instead. Bakery bread that's a day or two old (or sandwich bread that's gone slightly stale) also works well for bread-pudding &mdash it may need to soak a little longer to absorb the liquid.

This spiced pastry, enfolding a simple raisin filling, is made with butter and a touch of yogurt, which yields a flaky, tender cookie.

Any dried fruit can be substituted for the raisins. Be sure the cookies are completely cool before storing in an airtight container.