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A Healthy and Delicious Snack with Plum Amazins

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Double Chocolate Plum Amazin Cookies

It's a raisin? It's a cranberry? No, it's a plum! Yes, the makers at Sunsweet have brought us yet another healthy, convenient snack with Plum Amazins.These tiny pieces of dried plum are the next best thing to eating candy without all of the added sugar and a lot more fiber.

My household taste testers had a go with this new product for breakfast this morning and according to my three-year-old son, "they are yummy." "Why," my six-year-old less adventurous eater asked. "Because I like eating them everyday," answered my three-year-old. It wasn't enough to convince my six-year-old to try them, but it certainly started my day off with a smile. When I served my son his cream cheese toast, I looked over and saw him putting the Plum Amazins on it. "Mmm good, mom."

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These perfectly packaged treats are nutritionally beneficial with 50% more fiber, 45% less sugar, 19% fewer calories and a better glycemic index.

If you want to sneak some nutrition into a cookie, check out this Plum Amazins recipe. We are eager to try it.

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Double Chocolate Plum Amazin Cookies

Double Chocolate Plum Amazin Cookies
Ingredients:
4 oz. Butter, room temperature
1'?4 cup White Sugar
1'?4 cup Brown Sugar
1 large Egg
1 cup Chocolate chips
1 1'?4 cups All-Purpose Flour
1'?4 Tbsp Baking Soda
1'?4 tsp Salt
1'?2 Tbsp Almond Extract
1'?4 Tbsp Vanilla Extract
1 cup White Chocolate chips
1'?2 cup mini Marshmallows
1 cup Sunsweet® Plum Amazins'?¢
3 Tbsp Brandy

Directions:
Soak Plum Amazins in brandy for 5 minutes, strain and set aside. Melt chocolate chips over double-boiler. Take off heat and let cool for 5 minutes.

Cream butter with white sugar and brown sugar. Add egg and mix until smooth. Sift together all-purpose flour, baking soda, and salt. Add melted chocolate into butter, sugar, and egg mixture and mix until chocolate is incorporated. Add in almond and vanilla extracts. Add flour mixture. Mix in white chocolate chips, marshmallows, and brandy-soaked prunes.

Drop spoonfuls onto prepared baking sheets and bake at 325oF for 10 minutes. Let cool on cookie rack. Makes 12 cookies.

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