Black raisins are none other than dried grapes. These dried grapes are considered to the richest tasting raisins in the world. This versatile dried fruit can be eaten raw as a snack or used in cooking, baking and brewing. Raisins are low in sodium, contain no cholesterol and provide certain antioxidants. You can mix the raisins with your favorite nuts and other dried fruits for a nutritious trail mix or add to salads and yogurt for a healthy snack. They are perfect when eaten with a bowl of hot oatmeal or granola cereals. For desserts, you can add raisins to just about any sweet treat, especially cookies.