Healthy Holiday Cookies
Is it the holidays without freshly baked cookies? Nope. This year, we are rounding up some healthier takes on holiday baked goods. Delicious and nutritious? Count us in!
Chances are if you have an Italian friend or have been to an Italian event, these cookies were there The traditional Amaretti cookies are made with almond flour, sugar, and egg whites - the perfect cookie for those with a gluten allergy. Although the ingredient list is short, the cookies are divine. Crispy on the outside and chewy on the inside, these sweets will become a holiday favorite.
A classic holiday drink made into cookie form? YUM! These cookies are grain-free, meaning no flour base was used. Wondering how they still come out tender and delicious? Bake a batch and find out. For a quick and easy topping, skip the frosting and add a peppermint Hershey kiss on the top!
Christmas Crack Simple and totally addictive, Christmas crack is an easy treat that can be made in minutes. This recipe calls for almond four crackers, but feel free to use any crackers of your choice. Opt for healthier swaps like dark chocolate (loaded in antioxidants), goji berries (for festive color and sweetness), and peppermint extract instead of candy canes to get all the delicious holiday flavor but in a healthier way.
What are your favorite holiday cookies to bake during the Christmas season?