Plums made spicy and sweet for a dipping sauce makes a nice gift, preserves well and goes with savory or sweets. It can be made with plums or apricots. Keep the seeds in to up the heat! Works with chips and veggies too.
The Brits are crazy about fruit cheeses. Americans are most familiar with quince paste, but you can make it from all kinds of fruit. It’s called “cheese” because you can slice it due to its hard-set consistency.