Healthy Holiday Treats: 25 Super Easy And Delish Recipes Under 300 Calories




Leave the belly to Santa

Preheat your oven and stock up on baking ingredients, because we've found 25 delicious seasonal treats for less than 300 calories per serving. Give them as gifts, bring them to parties, or set them out for Santa—everyone will enjoy something on a healthy eater's “nice” list.

1.) Whole-Wheat Sugar Cookies

These festive sugar cookies add an edge to their simplicity with a sweet, lemony glaze.

2.) Buttermilk Pralines

Though this recipe seems rich, it relies on buttermilk, not butter, to create a mildly sweet flavor. And with a base of pecans, you'll get plenty of monounsaturated (good) fat.

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3.) Mini Raspberry Tarts

These bite-size desserts look gourmet but are a cinch to bake. Substitute strawberries, blueberries, or other fruits as a topping.

4.) White Chocolate Holiday Bark

Sweet and crunchy, every bite of this festive candy is loaded with heart-healthy dried cranberries and antioxidant-rich almonds. Kids can also help stir in ingredients and will love breaking the bark once it has set.

5.) Linzer Thumbprints

Raspberry jam and toasted hazelnuts make this cookie recipe hard to resist, and for 87 calories, you don’t have to.

6.) Turtle Bars

Making your own caramel and cookie dough helps you control the calories.

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7.) Chewy Ginger Cookies

These cookies rely on plenty of ginger and molasses to add natural sugar and spice.

8.) Cranberry-Nut Chocolate Chip Cookies

These cookies taste so decadent your kids won't know they're packed with whole wheat, fiber-rich oats, and omega-3-rich walnuts.

Get the recipes here…

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