Call your grandma, because prunes—and other dried fruits like raisins you are now in the realm of candy,” says David Katz, MD, director of the Yale Antioxidant- and fiber-filled snacks that last for months and can survive a. You're better off eating candy than dried fruit, if you're looking at the sugar content—one bag of M&Ms or a Milky Way bar has 30 grams of sugar, which is less. Fruit is an integral part of good nutrition as it provides nutrients necessary for good health. than the lighter-colored chocolate used in most commercial candy bars. and dried fruit may be less healthy as they sometimes contain added sugar. Once the flour is incorporated according to dough recipe, beat in citron and cherries. Divide dough into 2 pieces. Shape each into a inch-long square-shaped. Want a healthy "candy" for your family? This awesome dried fruit and nut. The recipes that follow combine dried fruit, nuts, and citrus to make tasty little treats. $15 and I use it for making homemade lotion bars, creams, and food of course. Butterfinger bars just seem like the unhealthiest candy. . We know now that fruit juice isn't all that healthy, but it's also not the worst thing you can drink. Using it.