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23 Christmas Dessert Recipes for a Skinnier Santa

Santa's jolly belly might be a little slimmer if he enjoys these skinnier Christmas dessert recipes!

By: Molly Hall, Editor,
Christmas Dessert Recipes for a Skinnier Santa

Nothing says "celebrate" like a table of freshly-baked desserts. However, all of those sugary treats can't be good for you. Until now. With these 23 Christmas Dessert Recipes for a Skinnier Santa, you'll be able to indulge in your favorite cookies and cakes guilt-free. Be a little naughty this holiday season and don't skip the dessert table. From cookies and cakes to lighter eggnog recipes, these healthy dessert recipes offer a healthier way to enjoy the festivities. With simple ingredient swaps like Greek yogurt instead of butter or whole wheat flour instead of white flour, these easy Christmas desserts can be enjoyed without weighing you down. When eating sensibly, Christmas really is the most wonderful time of the year.

Healthy Cookie Recipes

We all know that Santa loves his cookies, so help him stick to his diet with these easy cookie recipes. From classic cookie recipes like sugar and gingerbread to some new festive favorites, you can guarantee that these cookies won't be left on Christmas Eve! You may even want to make a double batch of these scrumptious cookie recipes since they're going to disappear very quickly.

Cakes, Crumbles, and Pie Recipes

Who says you can't have your cake and eat it too? More specifically, have your cake be healthy and enjoy it too? With these healthier Cakes, Crumbles, and Pies, you'll have a new delicious dessert recipe to bring to every holiday party and potluck No one will believe that these delectable desserts are secretly healthy.

Festive Chocolate and Candy Recipes

Doesn't everyone love homemade gifts? Along with being delicious as a dessert, these Festive Chocolate and Candy Recipes would make an easy homemade gift for the holidays. Simply package the bark, fudge, or toffee in a small jar, tie with a ribbon, and you're done! Easy peasy!

Skinnier Sweet Drink Recipes

Nothing screams winter like hot cocoa, so for a delicious dessert that you can sip on, try one of these Skinnier Sweet Drinks. For those of you that also enjoy your ice cream treats even when the temperature drops, the shake recipes in this section have your name all over them. 

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