5 Healthy Christmas Cookies Recipes: ToneOp
Published on: 22-Dec-2022
10 min read
5 Healthy Christmas Cookies Recipes: ToneOp
Hurray! Sing with me
Jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way!
Oh, what fun it is to ride.
In a one-horse open sleigh!
Christmas is here, and so are our craving to eat sweets.
It is a time to be grateful for all we have in our lives. The time is a treat to our sweet tooth. We tend to eat a lot of sweets in the form of cookies and desserts, which affects our weight loss diet.
To help you stay healthy this Christmas season, we have put together a list of healthy cookies you can cook at home. These will not only keep you healthy but will taste great too!
So what are you waiting for? Let us look and cook some delicious cookies and celebrate Christmas!
5 Healthy Christmas Cookies
Cookies during Christmas time are a must! But, what if we say we can make your dessert table healthier and your body happier? Sounds great? ToneOp presents you with some amazing delicious healthy Christmas cookies!
1. Low-Fat Gingerbread Cookies
A Christmas table is incomplete without gingerbread cookies! These have a magical taste and are low in calories. Here is a healthy recipe you should try:
- Unsalted Butter- 3 tbsp
- Brown sugar- ¾ cup
- Homemade applesauce- ½ cup
- Egg- 1 nos
- Agave syrup- ⅓ cup
- Wholewheat flour- 3 ⅓ cup
- Baking soda- 1 tsp
- Ground ginger- 2 tsp
- Ground cinnamon- 2 tsp
- Allspice- 2 tsp
1. In a medium-sized bowl, beat the butter, sugar, and applesauce until entirely smooth.
2. Add the egg and agave syrup and stir well until combined.
3. Mix wholewheat flour, baking soda, ginger, cinnamon, and spices in another bowl. Add flour to the egg and sugar mix.
4. Knead the dough thoroughly until all ingredients are well combined. Wrap it in plastic and refrigerate for at least two hours.
5. Preheat the oven to 175°C (350°F). Dust flour over your working area, adding more whenever the dough gets sticky.
6. Roll the dough out, but be careful not to spread it too thin. Use your favourite cookie cutters to cut out suitable shapes.
7. Line the baking tray with baking paper and spread the cookies over it, keeping them apart.
8. Bake for 10-13 minutes or until golden brown. Let them cool and store them in an air-tight container.
2. Chocolate Chip Pomegranate Cookies
These cookies are delicious, help boost immunity, and contain antioxidants and vitamin C. Here are the easy steps to make this delicious cookie.
- Butter- ½ cup
- Brown sugar- ½ cup
- Egg- 1 nos.
- Vanilla extract- 1 tsp
- Wheat flour- 1 ¼ cup
- Cooking oats- 1 cup
- Baking soda- ½ tsp
- Salt- ¼ tsp
- Pomegranate arils- 1 cup
- Dark chocolate chunks- 1 cup
1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Line a large baking tray with parchment paper or grease lightly and set aside.
2. Cream butter and sugar until smooth. Add egg and vanilla extract and mix well.
3. Whisk together flour, oats, baking powder, soda, and salt in a separate bowl.
4. Add dry ingredients to the butter mixture until incorporated. Stir in chocolate chunks, then gently stir in pomegranate arils.
5. Drop dough by tablespoonfuls onto a lined baking sheet about 2 inches apart. Bake for 12-13 minutes, until golden brown.
6. Cool on a baking sheet for a couple of minutes before removing to racks to cool completely.
3. Oatmeal And Almond Cookies
These cookies are crispy, healthy and a favorite tea-time snack. These are made from almond oatmeal with a hint of laung and dal cheeni.
- Stevia- 6-7 tsp
- Whole wheat flour- 145g
- Butter- 90g
- Milk- 50ml
- Olive oil- 10g
- Almonds- 29g, ground
- Baking powder- 5g
- Clove powder- ½ tsp
- Cinnamon powder- 1 tsp
1. Toast the oats in a hot pan with olive oil.
2. Put the flour and stevia in a bowl, add the butter, and rub them together until they look like bread crumbs. Finally, add the ground almond to this.
3. Add the milk slowly, bringing the dough together with your fingers.
4. Cool the oatmeal and then mix it in the dough.
5. Roll out the dough and use a cutter to cut out the dough into circles.
6. Put in a cookie dish and mix some clove powder, cinnamon powder and some substitute to sprinkle over the cookies.
7. With a fork, make pricks on the cookies. Bake in the oven for 10 minutes at 180 C.
8. Store in an air-tight container.
4. Coconut Cookies
These cookies are healthy and delicious and need just a few ingredients.
- Banana- 1 small
- Coconut- ¾ cup, shredded
1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
2. In a blender, puree the banana until it becomes a smooth liquid. Add coconut and press a few times to evenly mix the two ingredients. Your mixture should be thick.
3. Scoop 1 tbsp of dough and place onto cookie sheet. Repeat with the remaining dough, spacing two inches apart.
4. Bake cookies for about 17-20 minutes or until the edges turn brown and the surface is firm.
5. Let cookies cool entirely on the baking sheet before removing them.
6. The bottom of the cookies does stick a little, so make sure to use a cookie spatula to remove cookies from the sheet.
5. Quinoa Cookies
These cookies are healthier, delicious, and keep you energised.
- Oat flour- 1 cup
- Baking powder- ½ tsp
- Baking soda- ½ tsp
- Cinnamon- ½ tsp
- Sea salt- ½ tsp
- Cooked Quinoa- ½ cup
- Carrots- 1 cup. finely shredded
- Flaxseeds- 2 tbsp
- Warm water- 5 tbsp
- Almond butter- ½ cup
- Coconut oil- ¼ cup
- Maple syrup- ½ cup
- Walnuts- ½ cup
- Dried cranberries- ½ cup
1. Preheat the oven to 350°F and line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
2. In a large bowl, stir together oats, baking powder, soda, cinnamon, and sea salt. Fold in the quinoa and the shredded carrots. Stir until the carrots are completely coated with flour.
3. In a bowl, mix the flaxseed and warm water and keep them aside to thicken for about 5- 8 minutes.
4. Put the almond butter, coconut oil, and maple syrup in a bowl and stir well. Next, stir in the flaxseed mixture.
5. Add the moist ingredients to the bowl of dry ingredients and fold until just combined. Stir in the walnuts and cranberries.
6. Scoop the batter for each cookie onto the baking sheet. Bake for 10-15 minutes or until lightly browned.
7. Cool on the pan for 4-5 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack and let them cool.
8. Store in an airtight container or freeze.
The Final Say
Looking to make your Christmas a healthy one? Our blog has got you covered!
Christmas is a time for family and friends, sweet treats, and laughter. But it is important to remember to keep things healthy too!
Ensure you include plenty of nutritious ingredients like fruits, nuts, and healthy grains in your recipes. In addition to being healthy, these cookies are also festive, perfect for bringing some joy to people during the holidays!
So start baking today and enjoy healthy Christmas cookies that will make everyone happy! Merry Christmas and A Happy New Year!
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