Ham and Apple Fritters with Cranberry Orange Crown and Royal Fig Dipping Sauces

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 19 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 9 min
  • Yield: 18 fritters
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Canola oil, for frying

1 (8.5-ounce) box corn bread mix (recommended: Jiffy)

1 teaspoon garlic powder

1/4 cups milk

1 egg

1/4 cup frozen chopped onions, thawed

1 Fuji apple, grated

1/4 pound smoked ham, diced

Cranberry Orange Crown Sauce:

1 cup cream cheese, room temperature

1/4 orange juice

1/4 cup whole cranberry sauce

Royal Fig sauce:

1/4 cup fig preserves

1/4 cup orange juice

1 cup sour cream

1 pinch salt


  1. For Fritters:
  2. Heat oil in a Dutch oven or deep-fryer until it reaches 350 degree F.
  3. In a large bowl add the cornbread mix, garlic powder, milk, egg and onions. Mix well to combine. Add apple and ham and stir to combine.
  4. Using a tablespoon or small scoop, carefully slide tablespoon size amounts of the fritter batter into the hot oil. Fry about 6 at a time. Fry for approximately 2 to 3 minutes or until golden brown and crispy. Remove from oil and drain on paper towel lined baking tray.
  5. Serve alongside dipping sauces.
  6. For Cranberry Mustard Dipping Sauce:
  7. Combined all ingredients into a small bowl and mix well.
  8. For Creamy Fig Sauce:
  9. Combined all ingredients into a small bowl and mix well.
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