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The Ultimate Guide to Healthy Christmas Cookies: 39 Recipes

By: Carlie Dobkin, Editor, FaveHealthyRecipes
The Ultimate Guide to Healthy Christmas Cookies

Let's set the scene: snow-tinted windows, trees illuminated with dazzling lights, stockings stuffed with presents. It must be Christmas time. However, the holiday is not complete without an array of freshly baked cookies. From crunchy gingerbread men to cute reindeer-shaped sugar cookies, cookies are the real miracles of Christmas.

Unfortunately, all of those homemade cookies will fill more than just your house with a sweet aroma. Good thing we've assembled a list of healthy Christmas cookies for you to eat without filling out your waistline. We understand it’s totally time to splurge and enjoy a holiday treat (or twelve), so we’re making it a bit easier by providing some better options.

The Ultimate Guide To Healthy Christmas Cookies: 39 Recipes is a collection of low calorie Christmas cookies recipes for you to bake this holiday season. So grab your mixing spoons and get started. These delicious and healthy cookie recipes will let you get your sugar fix without any of the guilt.

Traditional Healthy Christmas Cookies

Baking is as much a Christmas tradition as stockings and carols. Fill your home with Christmas spirit -- and sweet-smelling desserts -- with our favorite Christmas cookie recipes. Choose from classic sugar cookies, gingerbread, spritz butter cookies, thumbprints, biscotti, and more.

Classic Gingerbread Men

Sweet, crispy, and comforting.

"Sugar" Cookie Cut-Outs

 No refined sugar needed.

Classic Spritz Cookies

Simple, sweet, and pretty.

Christmas Cucidati

Guilt-free Sicilian fig cookies.

Low-Carb Spritz Cookies

Crisp and buttery without the carbs.

Pecan Mexican Wedding Cookies

Wholesome and heavenly.

Pumpkin Gingersnap Cookies

Ultra chewy with the perfect amount of spice.

Eggnog Cookies

Extra Christmas flavor.

Soft Gingerbread Spice Cookies

Sugar and spice and everything nice!

Apple Pie Oatmeal Cookies

Two desserts in one? Yes please!

Easy Healthy Christmas Cookies

These healthy Christmas cookies are incredibly easy to make with their simple ingredients, short list of instructions, and quick baking times.

Spiced Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies

Chewy, pumpkin-y goodness!

5-Ingredient Nutcracker Cookies

Can't get much easier than this.

Flourless Chunky Oatmeal Cookies

Loaded with cranberries, chocolate chips, and cashews.

Red Velvet Peppermint Thumbprint Cookies

These will look fabulous on a Christmas cookie platter.

3-Ingredient Fudgy Cookies

Rich, decadent, and chocolatey.

Crispy Chewy Peanut Butter Bites

No-bake vegan treats.

Super Simple Peanut Butter Cookies

Comes together in 30 minutes.

Cran-Pistachio Cookies

A red and green cookie to embody the Christmas spirit.

Pumpkin Hazelnut White Chocolate Biscotti

Pumpkin and hazelnut makes for a dynamic duo.

Pecan Shortbread Cookies

Perfectly satisfying.

Chocolate Chip Toffee Oatmeal Cookies

A great recipe when you're crunched for time!

Giant Chocolate Cloud Cookies

Light as a snowflake.

Whole Wheat Chocolate Chippies

Everything a chocolate chip cookie should be.

Low-Cal Christmas Cookie Recipes

You won't have to worry about packing on the pounds this holiday season with these delicious low-calorie Christmas cookie recipes.

To-Die-For Coconut Cookies

Super light and airy.

Heavenly Peppermint Cookies

A cross between a candy cane and a cookie.

70-Calorie Snickerdoodles

Feel free to have more than one!

No-Bake Fudgy Snow Balls

Egg-free, dairy-free, gluten-free, and vegan friendly!

No Bake Oatmeal Raisin Carrot Cake Bites

All natural and totally delish.

Rudolph's Red Nose Cookies

Adorable and addictive.

Peppermint Brownie Cookies

One of the easiest Christmas cookie recipes.

Stuffed Cinnamon Pillows

Melt-in-your-mouth good

Hazelnut Chocolate Macaroons

Tastes like a French bakery.

Healthy Homemade Oreos

Better than the real thing!

Gluten Free Rainbow Cookies

Fantastically festive.

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