Just Sweet Enough: Desserts Made Without Refined Sugar
No white stuff here! These baked goods and frozen treats rely on honey, agave nectar and other natural sweeteners.
By Lynn Andriani
Photo: Hannah Whitaker
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The Giftable Cookie
Known for her vegetarian recipes, 101 Cookbooks blogger Heidi Swanson is adept at satisfying a sweet tooth too. Her recipe for ginger cookies calls for whole grain flour, not white; and unsulphured molasses. It contains less than a cup of granulated sugar, along with raw or turbinado sugar (which is less refined than the traditional kind).