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The Buzz on Make it Natural

What do brownies, cookies and cupcakes all have in common? In addition to being just plain fun to eat, these favorites have all received recipe makeovers as features in our Make It Natural posts. Whether they needed lighter ingredients or substitutions for special diets, the following reader favorites got top honors in rating and comments. The ultimate winner? Flourless Brownies! These incredibly moist brownies taste great and include a super secret ingredient that won over the skeptics. Read all about it and give them a try. Want to be part of the ratings for next year? You can post comments and rate recipes simply by setting up an account on our website. You'll also be able to create online shopping lists and save recipes to your personal recipe box. Here are this year's winner and runner-ups: Flourless Brownies 4 stars by 42 people and 69 comments! Pumpkin Chocolate Cake 4 stars by 19 people and 36 comments Crispy Rice Treats 4 stars by 3 people and 15 comments Cinnamon Walnut Oatmeal Cookies 3.7 stars by 11 people and 15 comments Gluten-Free Pie Crust 5 stars by 2 people and 13 comments Frosted Spiced Cupcakes 5 stars by 1 person and 12 comments Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Cookies 4.7 stars by 19 people and 11 comments Interested in more ideas? Check out our full list of Make It Natural recipes. So, what favorite recipes of yours need a natural makeover? We're gearing up to develop some new favorites, so let us know what you want to see in Make It Natural next year. Just post your request in the comments section below. If we select your recipe for a healthy makeover and publish the improved version on our website, we'll send you a $25 Whole Foods Market gift card!