Whatever diet you’re on, you’re allowed to have yourself a merry little (healthy) Christmas! For this list, I’ve gathered the best diabetic Christmas cookie recipes so you can cut back (or say no) to sugar. The best part is people of all ages and diets will enjoy these treats!
Delicious Diabetic Christmas Cookie Recipes You’ll Love
Unexpectedly Good Diabetic Christmas Cookie Recipes
1. Sugar-Free Gluten-Free Christmas Cookies
Sugar-free and gluten-free! Normally, one is enough. But these cookies have everything you need to enjoy a healthy Christmas cookie. Without the guilt and regret!
2. Sugar-Free White Christmas
3. Sugar-Free Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies
Who would’ve thought combining two types of sweet treats means less sugar? Of all the diabetic Christmas cookie recipes I know, this one really blows me away! Red velvet crinkles made into a cookie, minus the sugar!
4. Snickerdoodle Creme Cookies
Snickerdoodles are typically heavy on oil, butter, and sugar. But this healthy version will knock your Christmas socks off!
5. Healthy Sugar Cookies
Sugar cookie for the diabetic? I know it sounds crazy, but the key is finding a sugar substitute! This whole-grain recipe significantly lowers the sugar count in every bite!
6. Low-Carb Almond Crescent Cookies
Healthy and creative are two adjectives I like associating with dessert. Not only are these almond crescent cookies low on carbs, they’re also sugar-free!
7. Sugar-Free Gingerbread Cookies
This year, the Gingerbread Man has decided to go on a healthy diet too! It’s time for diabetic Christmas cookie recipes to take on a new meaning. Follow this sugar-free, low-carb, and Paleo-friendly cookie recipe!
Who can say no to these?
8. Healthy Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Zucchini Oatmeal Cookies
Zucchini in a cookie? Yes, please! Christmas is all about moderation as much as it is about having fun!
So try your hand at combining healthy ingredients with chocolates. Without your dessert tasting like veggies!
9. Healthy Soft Sugar Cookies
The added bonus of these cookies? They’re also dairy-free and vegan! Oh, and this also one of my favorite diabetic cookie recipes!
10. Raw Vegan Almond Cranberry Christmas Cookies
No, sushi is not the only thing eaten raw. Cookies too! Especially when they’re cut out in decorative Christmas shapes!
This is a feast even for the diabetic!
11. Cranberry Pistachio Biscotti
Biscotti is already a healthier cookie. It has the same structure and texture, minus the harmful ingredients. So spruce up your biscotti for Christmas with some pistachios and cranberries!
12. Double Chocolate Chip Cookies
A diabetic can have classic chocolate chip cookies too! To achieve such a “risky” feat, use less sugar and more sugar substitutes. Easy, right?
13. Sugar-Free Swirl Cookies
Complete your list of diabetic Christmas cookie recipes with swirl cookies! I know what you’re thinking: those swirls are actually colored sugar which is a big no-no for the diabetic! But wait ’til you try this recipe!
14. Spiced Pumpkin Chip Cookies
Remnants of seasons past continue to enrich our Christmas celebration. Turn them into a healthy recipe! You won’t have to worry about your blood sugar with these spiced pumpkin chip cookies!
15. Strawberry Rhubarb Thumbprint Cookie Recipe
It’s berries and nuts overload during the holidays! So it’s only fair that even the diabetic gets to have some! Satisfy your holiday cravings with these cookies!
16. Low-Sugar Sugar Cookies
Has anyone ever asked Santa about his dietary restrictions? Leave low-sugar cookies for him and save some for your diabetic loved one!
Add gingerbread crinkles to your list of diabetic Christmas cookie recipes. Watch this how to from Keto Meals and Recipes:
Holidays don’t have to alter your diet. Make the holidays work for your lifestyle with these diabetic Christmas cookie recipes. We hope you have a merry and healthy Christmas Day!
What diabetic Christmas cookie recipe are you making for your loved ones? Let me know in the comments section!
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Editor’s Note – This post was originally published on December 22, 2016, and has been updated for quality and relevancy.