The holidays call for memory-making desserts, and we have healthy Christmas cookie recipes that will make your season bright. From irresistibly crunchy almond biscotti to classic peanut butter blossoms, these Santa-approved cookies are the perfect way to incorporate nutritious benefits into your holiday spread. Be the star of this year’s cookie swap with our holly-jolly (and healthy) Christmas cookie recipes.
Healthy Christmas Cookie Recipes We Love
Fudgy chocolate cookies are even better with a wholesome wheat flour blend and sugary, crackled top. Try our crinkle cookie recipe equipped with bittersweet chocolate, vanilla, and confectioner’s sugar for a wonderfully warm and gooey holiday treat.
Our heart-healthy almond snow cookies showcase the delicate flavors of butter, brown sugar, and finely ground almonds for a perfectly toasted treat. Chill the cookie dough overnight to ensure a sweet, pillowy result. “Every year for the holidays I try baking a new cookie recipe to see if it will become part of my future lineup,” says one reviewer. “These almond snow cookies made the cut!”
How can Santa resist the flavor of these deliciously healthy spice cookies? Whole wheat flour, applesauce, and a host of warming spices will make this Christmas the coziest one yet. Store leftover cookies in an airtight container and enjoy for up to 5 days.
Gear up for a gluten-free cookie so good you may not want to share. Toasted hazelnuts join pitted dates and cocoa powder for a mouthwatering bite of Christmas cheer. You’ll love the chocolatey crunch of this heart-healthy treat.
Enjoy a classic Christmas cookie without loading up on sugar or processed ingredients. Fall in love with the soft, spiced and kid-approved flavor that you’ll come back to year after year.
Buttery pecan lace cookies make the perfect addition to your holiday spread. Using just 7 ingredients, create a heart-healthy treat that stands out in the sea of Christmas desserts this year. Store the cookies in wax paper to extend their shelf life.
Dark chocolate kisses and peanut butter are a match made in holiday heaven. These healthy Christmas cookies wow with their warm, gooey center and wonderfully crisp edges. A pinch of salt rounds out the flavor for a Yuletide treat like no other.
It’s hard to beat a bite of crisp, chocolatey biscotti paired with coffee or eggnog. Add Christmas cheer to your table with our heart-healthy biscotti recipe and experience an Italian-inspired flavor that’s truly a gift.
Deliciously chewy peanut butter cookies come together with pantry-friendly ingredients like quick-cooking oats, brown sugar, and butter. This heart-healthy Christmas cookie recipe never goes out of style.
Whip up a batch of decadent chocolate chip cookies that’ll be the star of the Christmas cookie table. Dairy-free dark chocolate chips, coconut sugar, and vanilla create a luxurious cookie that will end your holiday on a sweet note.