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!

Tasty Truffles

 Always dressed to impress, truffles give moms a break during the crazy hustle-bustle of holiday baking. These beauties contain a healthy dose of chocolate and macadamia nuts. The macadamias add fiber, unsaturated fat, and antioxidants. Just mix together three ingredients—no baking required—and let the good times roll! Get the details here.

Health Factor: Added fiber, gluten and refined sugar free

photo: Super Healthy Kids

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