7 Of The Best Healthy Christmas Cookie Recipes

Healthy Christmas Recipes

Is your diet beginning to slip during this festive season? Are you worried you’re going to pack on a few pounds?


Healthy Christmas Recipes

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Trust me, you’re not the only one!

There’s way too much chocolate around at this time of year, and the temptation is difficult to resist!

It’s inevitable that we’re all going to cheat a little bit on the diet and perhaps eat one too many naughty treats. However, there are definitely so,e healthy alternatives which can help eliminate some of the guilt and mitigate some of the damage.

I went and searched the web in a pursuit to find some healthy Christmas recipes, so I can eat plenty of sweet treats without worrying about the health consequences, and decided to put this article together so that you guys can enjoy them too!

Check out my favourite healthy Christmas recipes I found below…

Gingerbread Cookies

Healthy Christmas Recipes

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How can you resist these cute little gingerbread men?! They’re gluten-free, dairy-free and also vegan, so they’re great for all you guys out there with different dietary requirements! Go ahead and bake up a batch now!

Gingerbread Cookies by My Natural Family – find out how to make them here!

Chocolate Peppermint Swirl Soft Sugar Cookies

Healthy Christmas Recipes

These soft sugar cookies are so easy to make, and they’re unbelievably tasty! Mixing chocolate and peppermint, this recipe teaches you how to create one of the tastiest healthy Christmas treats I’ve ever tasted!

Chocolate Peppermint Swirl Soft Sugar Cookies by My Natural Family – You can see the recipe here!

Macadamia Cranberry Cookies

Healthy Christmas Recipes

These tasty macadamia and cranberry cookies are definitely one of my favourite christmas snacks. Plus, they’re high in protein and super low in refined sugars, too!

Macadamia Cranberry Cookies by The Healthy Foodie – Get the recipe here!

Chocolate Mint Cookies

Healthy Christmas Recipes

These tasty cookies are nice and crispy on the outside and slightly squishier in the middle, with mint chocolate melted into the top – how tasty does that sound?! They’re also grain-free and contain no refined sugar!

Chocolate Mint Cookies by Meaningful Eats  – Find out how to make them here!

Grain-Free Magic Cookie Bars

Healthy Christmas Recipes

These ones take slightly longer to make, but they’re definitely worth it! They’re super healthy but they still manage to satisfy those cravings we all experience over the Christmas period!

Grain-Free Magic Cookie Bars by Meaningful Eats – Get the recipe here!

Mini Chocolate Cookie Tarts

Healthy Christmas Recipes

This has to be one of the most delicious healthy Christmas recipes I’ve ever found! Believe it or not, these tasty chocolate tarts are sugar-free, grain-free AND dairy-free! Talk about healthy!

Mini Chocolate Cookie Tarts by The Healthy Foodie – Get the recipe here!

Chocolate Chunk Shortbread Cookies

Healthy Christmas Recipes

Made with homemade, honey-sweetened chocolate chunks, these mouth-watering cookies are extremely chocolatey yet clean and nutritious at the same time – just the way healthy Christmas recipes should be! Go ahead and make a batch and you’ll see what I’m talking about!

Paleo Chocolate Chunk Shortbread Cookies by The Healthy Foodie – Check out the recipe here!

And that’s it!

So those are my favourite healthy Christmas recipes – hopefully, now you have plenty of ideas for clean, guilt-free recipes which you can indulge in over the festive period!

Be sure to try some of them out and get in touch to let us know which ones you like the most.

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I appreciate your time, see you in the next article!

Suzie x


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Hi everyone, I am Suzie! I'm one of the co founders of The Wellness Blog, along with Ryan. I am from a Fashion Buying background but since being diagnosed with arthritis in 2015 I have developed a strong passion for yoga and diet.