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!

Sensibly Delicious Santa Hats 

Santa Claus is coming to town and you can celebrate with these little cuties. Start with a pack of Petite Brownie Bites from family-owned Sugar Bowl Bakery. Shhh. We won't tell anyone you didn't bake!  At just 130 calories, the rich brownies tastes decadent but won't take your calorie count over the top. Dress them up with a dab of whipped cream and a lovely strawberry, rich in vitamin C and fiber, and you have a show stopper of a dessert.   Click here to find Petite Brownie Bites near you.

Health Factor: Low calorie, added fiber and vitamin C

photo: Sugar Bowl Bakery

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