Guilt-free holiday cookie recipes

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These healthy holiday cookies are perfect for celebrating with the ones you love, without feeling a bunch of junk-food guilt. Made with whole grains and natural sweeteners, everyone will enjoy these cookies from your holiday table.

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1. Clean-eating peanut butter cookies

Peanut butter, honey and whole wheat flour make up this batch of delicious peanut butter cookies. Perfect for sharing during the holidays.

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2. Clean-eating cutout cookies

If you love making cut out cookies with the kids every year, here’s a recipe you won’t mind them eating! These cookies are made with whole wheat flour and natural sweeteners. But they are just as good as less healthier versions!

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3. Chocolate biscotti

These twice-baked Italian cookies are simple to make and even make a great holiday gift! Just be sure to keep a few for your morning coffee.

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4. Almond cookies

These keto-friendly cookies are so delicious, nobody will know the difference. They are perfectly sized to suit your eating plan needs and freeze really well.

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5. Peanut butter and oatmeal cookies

This classic combination is perfect for the holidays. Oats and peanut butter just go together, and the best part is, they are made with whole-food ingredients. These cookies are delicious.

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6. Rum balls

You can make these goodies with or without the rum. Either way gives you amazing rum flavor and is sure to put some holiday smiles on hungry faces.

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7. Waffle iron spice cookies

Hear me out, these holiday spice cookies are wonderful. The only thing that makes them different is that you bake them on a waffle iron instead of in the oven!

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8. Thumbprint cookies

This German recipe is sure to become a family favorite. Made with whole-food ingredients, these treats are not only far more nutritious than regular cookies, but actually quite filling as well.

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9. Snickerdoodles

Snickerdoodles are easy to make and always delicious. This whole-grain version is just as delicious as the regular variety. Give them a try!

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10. Chocolate chip cookies

These chocolate chip cookies are made with oats, and you may never make them any other way again!

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11. German oatmeal cookies

This authentically German recipe is easy to make and can be flavored four different ways! Just divide the batter into four portion and flavor each of them.

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12. Holiday horns

These holiday cookies are a German staple in southern Germany. They are easy to make and use only whole-food ingredients.

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13. Almond-honey cookies

These simple cookies are light, airy and even a little bit chewy. If you love almond, you’ll want to give these a try.

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14. Gingerbread cookies

These delicious cookies are made with healthy ingredients, but nobody will know the difference!

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15. Skillet chocolate chip cookies

Looking for a big cookie to share? Snuggle up close and get your spoons ready because you’ll probably compete just a little to get the bigger portion of this skillet cookie!

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