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Christmas Cookies!

Christmas Cookies!

A Gleaning of Cookies that look FABULOUS!

(23 Recipes) Created by LORI_S

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Peppermint-Dark Chocolate Slice and Bake Cookies
Very Good 4.0/5
(43 ratings)

Move over, gingerbread. There's a new favorite treat on the holiday cookie tray!

Submitted by PHULLER

Carbs: 5.9g | Fat: 3.1g | Fiber: 0.6g | Protein: 0.6g | Calories: 55.3
This recipe has been marked private.
Chewy Molasses Ginger Cookies
Very Good 4.1/5
(108 ratings)

At only 53 calories a piece, these soft cookies are sure to please!

Submitted by COOKINNANCY

Carbs: 10.9g | Fat: 1.4g | Fiber: 0.3g | Protein: 0.7g | Calories: 53.4
Spice Cookies
Very Good 4.1/5
(60 ratings)

Serve these holiday cookies with a cup of tea or lowfat vanilla ice cream.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 10.3g | Fat: 2.6g | Fiber: 0.5g | Protein: 0.8g | Calories: 61.1
Angelic Peppermint Towers
Very Good 4.1/5
(34 ratings)

This an easy, affordable recipe that will impress your guests.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 41g | Fat: 5g | Fiber: 0.7g | Protein: 4g | Calories: 215.4
Cranberry-Almond Oatmeal Cookies
Good 3.7/5
(153 ratings)

Pumpkin is subbed for butter in this lowfat treat! Cranberries and almonds add flavor and nutrition!

Submitted by CMWELLS83

Carbs: 14.4g | Fat: 1.2g | Fiber: 1.3g | Protein: 1.6g | Calories: 64.3
Very Good 4.2/5
(19 ratings)

Very Good~~One is a treat

Submitted by JANSUSAN2

Carbs: 20.3g | Fat: 1.7g | Fiber: 1.1g | Protein: 1.7g | Calories: 98.7
No Bake Peanut Butter Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies
Very Good 4.4/5
(30 ratings)

Submitted by GRUMPYGRAMS

Carbs: 9.7g | Fat: 2.4g | Fiber: 0.8g | Protein: 1.2g | Calories: 60.4
Mint Chocolate Chip-Oat Cookies
Very Good 4.4/5
(40 ratings)

You'll never know these cookies are lower in fat! Customize your cookies by using any flavor of "chips" you prefer!

Submitted by PHULLER

Carbs: 12.5g | Fat: 2.9g | Fiber: 0.3g | Protein: 0.8g | Calories: 69.2
This recipe has been marked private.
Holiday Spice Cut-Out Cookies
Good 3.9/5
(31 ratings)

Traditional cookies get a tasty twist!

Submitted by PHULLER

Carbs: 9.4g | Fat: 3.1g | Fiber: 0.8g | Protein: 0.9g | Calories: 66.7
Very Good 4.3/5
(4 ratings)

This is a recipe from Better Homes & Gardens New Cook Book, Meredith Corp. (1981) 9th Ed., page 161; but I added more lemon zest!

Submitted by FEYCOLLEEN

Carbs: 8.8g | Fat: 2.2g | Fiber: 0.1g | Protein: 0.7g | Calories: 56.7
Very Good 4.0/5
(1 rating)

My one major food weakness is Reeses' Cups. I can't get enough of the combination of Chocolate and Peanut Butter with that little bit of saltiness. This recipe was made up to satisfy that craving, and at just 45 calories per "cookie" it does a pretty good job.

Submitted by KAYLANA

Carbs: 4.1g | Fat: 3.2g | Fiber: 0.4g | Protein: 1.2g | Calories: 45.4
Better Linzer Cookies
(no ratings)

This cookie is a modification of the traditional linzer cookie. To create the starburst effect, use a star shaped cookie cutter. You may use your favorite seedless jam for the center, but raspberry tastes especially good with the almond-flavored cookie. Happy Holidays!

This recipe was created by Patricia Huller C.C.E., M.Ed., a culinary instructor and healthy baking expert from Cincinnati State's Midwest Culinary Institute, especially for SparkRecipes.

Submitted by PHULLER

Carbs: 10.3g | Fat: 2.4g | Fiber: 0.7g | Protein: 1.2g | Calories: 66.4
Two Thumbs-Up Holiday Cookies
(no ratings)

These cookies get two thumbs up in terms of nutrition!

Thumbprint cookies are a tradition during the holidays, but this one offers extra nutrients, lower fat and great flavor.

This recipe uses some ingredients that might be new to you. Spelt flour is available in small bags in the baking aisle at large grocery stores, and agave nectar is found at health food stores or online. (Some larger supermarkets might also carry it.) Agave nectar is a natural sweetener that has a lower glycemic index than sugar, but you can sub honey.

You may substitute your favorite low-fat granola cereal for the Ezekiel 4:9, but be sure the granola does not contain any fruit, which will affect the texture of the cookie. I used a Superfruit Spread from Trader Joe's, but a fruit-juice sweetened preserve will work just as well. Because spelt takes some time to absorb liquid, it is best to refrigerate this dough overnight.

This recipe was created by Patricia Huller C.C.E., M.Ed., a culinary instructor and healthy baking expert from Cincinnati State's Midwest Culinary Institute, especially for SparkRecipes.

Submitted by PHULLER

Carbs: 11.6g | Fat: 1.5g | Fiber: 1.2g | Protein: 1.3g | Calories: 61.5
Low Carb Shortbread Cookies
(no ratings)

These Christmas (or anytime!) cookies are so low-gi that I don't have to say "No" to the kids when they ask for another one.

Submitted by KIRSTEN-M

Carbs: 2.8g | Fat: 3.7g | Fiber: 0.9g | Protein: 1.2g | Calories: 55.8
(no ratings)

These are a variation of the Quaker Oatmeal Cookie recipe found inside the lid of the big can of original oats. Instead of raisins, I use Kraft Caramel Bits. (Usually these can be found near the apples at holiday time. The package has pictures of caramel apples on it. The caramels are small round bits around the same size as chocolate chips.) If the Kraft caramel bits are not available, they can be substituted with any soft caramels that are individually wrapped. In this case you would have to unwrap them, cut into smaller pieces and toss with a small amount of flour to keep them from sticking together while you make the cookie dough.

Submitted by TRACYMARIE18

Carbs: 14.6g | Fat: 2.5g | Fiber: 0.5g | Protein: 0.9g | Calories: 82.7
Incredible! 5.0/5
(1 rating)

I use unsalted butter.

Submitted by FRANCLYN

Carbs: 7.3g | Fat: 3.6g | Fiber: 0.1g | Protein: 0.8g | Calories: 64.9
Cherry Berry Oatmeal Cookies
Very Good 4.3/5
(55 ratings)

These cookies get a boost of nutrition from dried cherries, blueberries and cranberries.

Submitted by PHULLER

Carbs: 16.6g | Fat: 2.1g | Fiber: 1g | Protein: 1.2g | Calories: 76.5
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