5 healthier holiday treats

Need a quick and tasty treat for your next festive get-together? Try one of these healthy holiday recipes

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meringue cookies

Cocoa-Almond Meringue Cookies

These light, tasty cookies are only 26 calories apiece, making them the perfect sweet treat if you’re watching your waistline. Wrap up a batch in a festive box and you’ll have an easy, homemade holiday surprise.


Get the recipe: Cocoa-Almond Meringue Cookies

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Candy Bar Cupcakes

Eating a cupcake has never tasted of felt so good, thanks to this trimmer version. They’re a perfect snack to share at your next festive gathering.


Get the recipe: Candy Bar Cupcakes

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vanilla walnuts

Crunchy Vanilla Walnuts

A source of omega-3s and B vitamins, these walnuts are a delicious holiday snack. Pair with a mug of hot chocolate for a soothing, sweet treat.


Get the recipe: Crunchy Vanilla Walnuts

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tea ring

Swedish Tea Ring

This showstopper will add a special touch to any recipient’s holiday spread. The maraschino cherries add a festive touch.


Get the recipe: Swedish Tea Ring

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hot cocoa mix

Chilly-Day Hot Cocoa Mix

This sweet treat is an easy-to-assemble gift for friends and neighbours. Keep some on hand to help warm up after a long day out in the cold winter weather.


Get the recipe: Chilly-Day Hot Cocoa Mix

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cookies taste of home

More delicious holiday treats

From simple chip-filled drop cookies, gooey, jam-packed sandwiches to fudgy brownies, delicate buttery shortbreads and holiday specialty ideas…you’ll find them ALL in the Taste of Home Cookies recipe book. Organized by type of cookie for easy reference, you’ll find handy how-to tips and a resource guide to the art of cookie-making.


Available now in the Best Health Store.


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