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Healthy Holiday Cookies (Slide 1)

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This healthy sugar cut-out cookie recipe uses white whole-wheat flour, honey and lemon zest to make a delicious cookie perfect for decorating. Pull out all your cookie cutters and decorate these adorable cookies with natural decorating sugar and icing.

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Sugar Cut-Out Cookies

Sugar Cut-Out Cookies

This healthy sugar cut-out cookie recipe uses white whole-wheat flour, honey and lemon zest to make …View slide
Iced Sugar Cut-Out Cookies

Iced Sugar Cut-Out Cookies

This healthier sugar cut-out cookie recipe uses white whole-wheat flour, honey and lemon zest to mak…View slide
Iced Gingerbread Cut-Out Cookies

Iced Gingerbread Cut-Out Co…

This healthy gingerbread cut-out cookie recipe has all the flavor of traditional gingerbread cookies…View slide
Gingerbread Cut-Out Cookies

Gingerbread Cut-Out Cookies

This healthy gingerbread cut-out cookie recipe has all the flavor of traditional gingerbread cookies…View slide
Pecan-Gingerbread Cookie Thins

Pecan-Gingerbread Cookie Thins

This healthy gingerbread cookie recipe incorporates white whole-wheat flour and uses less butter tha…View slide
Iced Gingerbread Cookie Thins

Iced Gingerbread Cookie Thins

This healthy gingerbread cookie recipe incorporates white whole-wheat flour and uses less butter tha…View slide
Chocolate-Drizzled Gingerbread Cookie Thins

Chocolate-Drizzled Gingerbr…

This healthy gingerbread cookie recipe incorporates white whole-wheat flour and uses less butter tha…View slide
Iced Chocolate Cookie Thins

Iced Chocolate Cookie Thins

This healthy chocolate cookie recipe makes thin, sugar-kissed cookies speckled with dried fruit and …View slide
Cranberry-Almond Chocolate Cookie Thins

Cranberry-Almond Chocolate …

This healthy chocolate cookie recipe makes thin, sugar-kissed cookies speckled with dried fruit and …View slide
Chocolate Cookie Thins

Chocolate Cookie Thins

This healthy chocolate cookie recipe makes thin, sugar-kissed cookies flavored with dried cranberrie…View slide
Christmas Sugar Cookie Thins with Coconut

Christmas Sugar Cookie Thin…

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Chia Seed Sugar Cookie Thins

Chia Seed Sugar Cookie Thins

This healthy sugar cookie recipe makes delicate, thin cookies by using the bottom of a glass to pres…View slide
Cranberry-Pistachio Sugar Cookie Thins

Cranberry-Pistachio Sugar C…

This healthy sugar cookie recipe makes delicate, thin cookies that are a great accompaniment to coff…View slide
Gingerbread Thumbprint Cookies with Raspberry Jam

Gingerbread Thumbprint Cook…

This healthy thumbprint cookie recipe has all the flavors of a traditional gingerbread cookie: cinna…View slide
Gingerbread-Coconut Thumbprint Cookies with Blueberry Jam

Gingerbread-Coconut Thumbpr…

This healthy thumbprint cookie recipe has all the flavors of a traditional gingerbread cookie: cinna…View slide
Gingerbread Thumbprint Cookies with Orange Marmalade

Gingerbread Thumbprint Cook…

This healthy thumbprint cookie recipe has all the flavors of a traditional gingerbread cookie: cinna…View slide
Chocolate, Almond & Jam Thumbprint Cookies

Chocolate, Almond & Jam Thu…

This healthy chocolate thumbprint cookie recipe incorporates dried cranberries and toasted hazelnuts…View slide
Hazelnut-Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies with Raspberry Jam

Hazelnut-Chocolate Thumbpri…

This healthy chocolate thumbprint cookie recipe incorporates dried cranberries and toasted hazelnuts…View slide
Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies with Apricot Jam

Chocolate Thumbprint Cookie…

This healthy chocolate thumbprint cookie recipe incorporates dried cranberries and toasted hazelnuts…View slide
Sugarplum Biscotti

Sugarplum Biscotti

Dunk these fruitcake-inspired whole-grain biscotti in a cup of hot tea or coffee.…View slide
Nana’s Creole Pecan Cake Bars

Nana’s Creole Pecan Cake …

These decadent pecan date bars are a bite-size alternative to holiday pecan pie.…View slide
Rosemary-Pine Nut Biscotti

Rosemary-Pine Nut Biscotti

These amazing olive oil biscotti are studded with rich, buttery-tasting pine nuts. Try them alongsid…View slide
Yummy Molasses Crackles

Yummy Molasses Crackles

Nancy Caverly gave her grandmother's recipe for ginger molasses cookies a little makeover—reducing…View slide
Pineapple Coconut Bites

Pineapple Coconut Bites

A retired writing professor and mother of two daughters, Jessie Grearson got inspiration for these m…View slide
Lusciously Nutty Holiday Logs

Lusciously Nutty Holiday Logs

Registered Dietitian Mary LaRock flavored these phyllo rolls with orange and dark chocolate for a wi…View slide
Lava Rocks

Lava Rocks

Strategy and operations director Josh Gitlin gave this low-fat cookie three layers of chocolate flav…View slide
Dark Chocolate Florentines

Dark Chocolate Florentines

Master of Fine Arts student Allyson Lea Smith consulted with her mother and baked at least six varia…View slide
Angel Delights

Angel Delights

Frances Van Vynckt, 78, combined dates, toasted rice cereal and coconut into an easy no-bake treat t…View slide
Princess Tea Cakes

Princess Tea Cakes

Working on this makeover of a classic Russian Tea Cake made Bridget Klein feel closer to her late si…View slide
One Nutty Date

One Nutty Date

Financial advisor Linda Croley was inspired by childhood memories of a family treat when she created…View slide
Ginger Crinkle Cookies

Ginger Crinkle Cookies

Cynthia Farr-Weinfeld, a hypnotherapist and writer, started improving the nutritional profile of a f…View slide
Date Bran Jingle Balls

Date Bran Jingle Balls

Trisha Kruse, an administrative assistant, created quick, easy, no-bake date-nut balls to fill that …View slide
Cranberry-Orange-Nut Cookies

Cranberry-Orange-Nut Cookies

Crisp, moist and chewy, this cookie created by Georgene Egri of Walnut Creek, California, has the es…View slide
Boot Tracks

Boot Tracks

Patti Anderson, a professional quilter, had never entered a cooking contest before she took our chal…View slide
Patti's Holiday Chocolate Delights

Patti's Holiday Chocolate D…

Fudgy, brownielike and decadent, these fantastic cookies will satisfy any chocolate lover. Managing …View slide
Leslie Malcoun's Pecan Tartlets

Leslie Malcoun's Pecan Tart…

Catherine Schumacher used to make hundreds of Christmas cookies for her family and friends. She even…View slide
Poppy Seed Thumbprints

Poppy Seed Thumbprints

Our Test Kitchen manager and resident master baker, Stacy Fraser, loves this variation on a classic …View slide
Double-Chocolate Biscotti

Double-Chocolate Biscotti

Dense and crunchy, these are the classic Italian dunking cookies. Although they are traditionally di…View slide
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