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!

No Butter Bars

Bursting with chewy goodness, these Derby Pie-inspired cookie bars are the next best thing to the ooey-gooey slice. In fact, blogger Shelley notes that her little boy requested them as a birthday treat. Visit <a target="_blank" href="http://www.twohealthykitchens.com/2014/04/24/kentucky-derby-chocolate-pecan-cookie-bars/">Two Healthy Kitchens</a> for the whole recipe. <b>Health Factor: </b>Butter and oil free <p style="text-align:right;"><i>photo: </i><a target="_blank" href="http://www.twohealthykitchens.com/2014/04/24/kentucky-derby-chocolate-pecan-cookie-bars/"><i>Two Healthy Kitchens</i></a></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