Smart Cookies: Lighter Treats to Celebrate the Season

Featured Article, Healthy Recipes and Nutrition
on December 23, 2015
toffee meringue kisses
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Cookies make the season a little sweeter, but they don’t have to derail your determination to stay healthy. These three recipes can help you celebrate the holidays—and keep on track at the same time.

Chewy Flourless Chocolate Cookies

Smart Holiday Cookies

Who can resist the chewy texture of a decadent chocolate cookie?

 

Toffee Meringue Kisses

Smart Holiday Cookies

These light and airy meringues weigh in at under 100 calories apiece!

 

Lemon-Pistachio Button Cookies

Lemon-Pistachio Button Cookies

Photo by Joseph De Leo (Chronicle Books, 2015)

Take a bite of this bright cookie from Joanne Chang, co-owner and pastry chef at Flour Bakery + Café, to liven up your season, and find more of her recipes in her book, Baking with Less Sugar.