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47 Healthy(ish) Holiday Cookie Recipes You'll Want to Hide From Santa

Greatist Logo By Laura Schwecherl of Greatist | Slide 1 of 48: 47 Healthy(ish) Holiday Cookie Recipes You'll Want to Hide From Santa

Let’s set the scene: The stockings are hung, the menorah is lit, and the cinnamon candle’s scent is wafting through the house. Then the smell of freshly baked cookies emerges from the kitchen, and everyone gathers round to enjoy a batch of homemade holiday cookies. But the real Christmas miracle is that these sweets are healthier than usual. We understand it’s totally time to splurge and enjoy a holiday treat (or seven), so we’re making it a bit easier by providing some better-for-you options. From the classic sugar cookie and gingerbread man to raspberry thumbprints and lemon drops, here are 48 cookie recipes that won’t do damage to those healthy habits.

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