8 Healthy Holiday Cookie Recipes For National Cookie Day!

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Today, December 4th, is National Cookie Day! It’s no surprise that National Cookie Day comes in December, when everyone wants to make and eat seasonal holiday cookies. We’d never recommend abstaining from the cookie goodness at this time of year, but if you’re concerned about mass quantities of butter, sugar and flour, don’t fear: We’ve found eight healthy cookie recipes that you can make (and give) without (too much) guilt.

Almond Cranberry Quinoa Cookies

Almonds + cranberry + quinoa = tasty cookie. Photo and recipe via Bon Appetit

Healthy Sugar Cookies

Chocolate Covered Katie's healthy sugar cookies look delicious and easy! Photo and recipe via Chocolate Covered Katie

Paleo Pumpkin Cookies

Are you paleo? Got pumpkin? Then make these awesome grain-free cookies. Photo and recipe via The Girl Who Went Paleo

Vegan Ginger Cookies

You'd never know these vegan ginger cookies were made with a super healthy ingredient like chia seeds! Photo and recipe via Side of Sneakers

Applesauce Cookies

These cookies get their sweetness from applesauce and bananas--not sugar. Photo and recipe via Shape

Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Cookies

Super simple to make, these gluten-free cookies are completely flourless. Photo and recipe via Shockingly Delicious

Gluten_free & Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookes

A classic, made healthier and more allergy-friendly. Photo and recipe via Elana's Pantry

Vegan Thumbprint Cookies

Thumbprint cookies are some of my favorites at the holidays and how good do these look?! Photo and recipe via FitSugar

Photo and recipe via Side of Sneakers


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