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8 Healthy Christmas Cookie Recipes You’re Going to Love

December 6, 2023
Courtesy of Ambitious Kitchen

The holiday season is synonymous with delicious treats, and Christmas cookies are a must-have on everyone’s list. But who says indulgence can’t be healthy? We’ve rounded up eight healthy Christmas cookie recipes that not only satisfy your sweet tooth but also bring a nutritious twist to the table. Get ready to fill your home with the enticing aromas of the season and treat yourself to these healthy Christmas cookie recipes! 

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1. Plant-Based Chocolate Peppermint Cookies 

Plant-Based Chocolate Peppermint Cookies 

Courtesy of Healthienut

Dive into the irresistible combination of rich chocolate and refreshing peppermint with these plant-based delights.

Try this recipe from Healthienut.

2. Soft Gingerbread Cookies

Soft Gingerbread Cookies

Courtesy of A Couple Cooks

Embrace the classic flavor of the holidays with these soft and chewy gingerbread cookies – perfect for a cozy evening by the fireplace.

Try this recipe from A Couple Cooks.

3. Paleo Soft Cut Out Sugar Cookies

Paleo Soft Cut Out Sugar Cookies

Courtesy of Ambitious Kitchen

Enjoy the festive tradition of cut-out sugar cookies with a grain-free, paleo-friendly twist. Bake and decorate to your heart’s content!

Try this recipe from Ambitious Kitchen.

4. Almond and Cinnamon Christmas Stars

Almond and Cinnamon Christmas Stars

Courtesy of Heavenlynn Healthy

These almond and cinnamon stars are a heavenly blend of nuttiness and warmth. Plus, they make a great gift for your loved ones!

 Try this recipe from Heavenlynn Healthy.

5. 4-Ingredient Snowball Cookies

4-Ingredient Snowball Cookies

Courtesy of Chocolate Covered Katie

Melt-in-your-mouth goodness in just four ingredients! These snowball cookies are simple, delightful, and practically disappear off the plate.

Try this recipe from Chocolate Covered Katie.

6. Grain-Free Cinnamon Roll Cookies

Grain-Free Cinnamon Roll Cookies

Courtesy of Ambitious Kitchen

Indulge in the sweet taste of cinnamon rolls in miniature cookie form. They’re soft, grain-free, and utterly delicious.

Try this recipe from Ambitious Kitchen.

7. Gluten-Free Amaretti Cookies

Gluten-Free Amaretti Cookies

Courtesy of Jo Cooks

These gluten-free amaretti cookies are a delightful blend of almond flavor and sweetness that everyone can enjoy.

Try this recipe from Jo Cooks.

8. Santa’s Favorite Thumbprint Cookies

Santa's Favorite Thumbprint Cookies

Courtesy of Amy’s Healthy Baking

Santa will be reaching for these spiced thumbprint cookies! They’re healthy, festive, and a treat for all ages.

Try this recipe from Amy’s Healthy Baking.

Read next: 9 Healthy Holiday Desserts Everyone Will Love

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