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How to Make Holiday Cookies Healthier (Page 2)

Tip 1. Cut Back on Butter

Tip 1. Cut Back on Butter

Butter is a popular ingredient when it comes to cookies, but we all know by now that it’s loaded with saturated fat. There’s no need to get rid of it entirely, but it is a good idea to keep it in check. Try substituting canola oil for at least some of the butter in your recipe or try recipes that call for fat replacements which can be anything from fruit purees to reduced-fat dairy products like low-fat milk or buttermilk.

Next: Tip 2. Use Some Whole-Wheat Flour »


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