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A Nutritious Spin on a Cookie-Jar Staple
We've always told ourselves that oatmeal cookies are practically a health food, with all those oats and that dried fruit. Truth is, though, they're often loaded with white sugar. This healthier twist on the classic recipe includes a dash of molasses, plus one-third cup each of maple syrup and maple sugar, which is prepared from the sap of the sugar maple tree and pours like granulated sugar. And just to change things up, it uses dried plums (aka prunes) instead of raisins.

Get the recipe: Oatmeal, Walnut and Dried Plum Cookies