12 Secretly Healthier Last Minute Christmas Cookies, Candies and Treats

‘Tis the season to be jolly, merry, and eat lots of cookies and sweet treats, right? And hopefully not get a gut ache.  Here is a round up of sweet treats that won’t deny you the sweetness of a dessert yet will be a bit nicer to your insides.

12 Healthier Christmas Treats

So if you are looking for some last minute healthier recipes for that Christmas or New Year’s party, you have come to just the right place. Many of these recipes come together in a snap, and there are many gluten-free options, along with some vegan options, too! And by the way, just because a treat is labeled dairy-free, egg-free, gluten-free, or vegan doesn’t mean that it’s not tasty.  Ya gotta give them a try before you say anything and see for yourself!!

12 Healthier Christmas Treats

So here are some last minute allergy-friendly secretly healthy cookies, desserts, and sweet treats!

No Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies, Dairy-Free, Egg-Free, Gluten-Free, Vegan

No Flour Chocolate Chip Blender Cookies Gluten-Free, Grain-Free

4 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies, Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free

4 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies

Amaretti Cookies, Dairy-Free, Egg-Free, Gluten-Free, Vegan

4 Ingredient Amaretti Cookies


Double Chocolate Chip Cookies from Serena Bakes Simply from Scratch, using whole wheat flour.

Zucchini Chocolate Chip Cookies Dairy-Free, Egg-Free, Vegan

Chocolate Chip Zucchini Breakfast Cookies, vegan

Monster Cookies from Stacy Makes Cents Use G-F oats for Gluten-Free.

Monster Cookies


Ginger Molasses Crinkle Cookies Dairy-Free, Egg-Free, Vegan

Molasses Ginger Crinkle Cookies, Egg-free, dairy-free

Raspberry Coconut Crumble Bars Dairy-Free, Egg-Free, Gluten-Free, Vegan

Raspberry Coconut Crumble Bars

Chocolate Oatmeal No Bake Cookie Bars Dairy-Free, Egg-Free, Gluten-Free, Vegan-Serve these within a half hour of being out of the fridge.

No Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookie Bars

2-3 Ingredient Nut Clusters Dairy-Free (look at chocolate label), Egg-Free, Gluten-Free, Vegan

3 Ingredient Chocolate Nut Clusters Collage

Crock-pot White Chocolate Peppermint Candies Egg-Free, Gluten-Free

Slow Cooker White Chocolate Peppermint Candies

3 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cups Dairy-Free, Egg-Free, Gluten-Free, Vegan-Serve these right out of the fridge or freezer.

3 Ing Peanut Butter Cups

Merry, Merry Christmas!!

Do you have any healthier sweet treats to share?  Leave a link in the comments!

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  1. says

    Mmm, these look delicious, especially the chocolate chip cookies! I am pinning for future reference. I would also love to try the no flour chocolate chip cookies. Ah well, anything with chocolate chips!

    Dropping by from Real Food Wednesdays :)

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