Many of us enjoy eating treats during the holiday season, especially cookies. However, cookies can be deceiving because, unlike a piece of pie or cake, it's easy to find yourself eating several cookies in a sitting without realizing how many calories you're eating. So if you are going to indulge in cookies, here are some things you can do to make them healthier and lower in fat, sugar, and calories overall:
I'd love to hear if you have any other tips that you use to make your baked goods healthier!
Check out these seasonal cookie recipes from our recipe bank:
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