10 Sweet Cookies for a Healthy(ish) Holiday Season

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It’s the most wonderful time of year, with a bounty of cookie platters wherever you go. But all that goodness can add up in not-so-good ways. Because we love you (and your waistline) we’ve found beautiful and healthy versions of your holiday cookie favorites like shortbread, thumbprints, and truffles that will make for a very merry holiday season. Peruse our delicious suggestions and get baking!

Very Vegan

Whipping together these dairy-free cookies is pure simplicity. You just need one bowl and one hour to get these tender, old fashioned classics on your kitchen table. <a target="_blank" href="http://minimalistbaker.com/1-bowl-vegan-sugar-cookies/">Minimalist Baker</a> Dana shares her secret for the gorgeous, festive color of her icing— beet juice! <a target="_blank" href="http://minimalistbaker.com/1-bowl-vegan-sugar-cookies/">Get the how-to here.</a> <b>Health Factor: Vegan, Natural food color</b> <p style="text-align:right;"><em>photo: <a target="_blank" href="http://minimalistbaker.com">Minimalist Baker</a></em></p>fuck

Have you tried baking up a batch of healthy cookies before? Share your tips with our readers in the Comments below! 

— Christal Yuen & Cherie Gough