Looking for new desert, cookie, or treat ideas this Christmas?  Or maybe you want some options that are bit healthier.  Here is a list of 20 Christmas treats that have a healthier twist to them but without giving up the joy of Christmas.

The recipes range from keto-friendly cookies, to gluten-free cakes, to vegan chocolate truffles and all are worthy of a try.   By swapping out a few ingredients, you can still make some incredible treats that are a bit healthier.  If you are a bit skeptical, no worries, you have plenty of time to try them out and see if you want to share them with others.

Here are just a few:

Peppermint Meringues – Gluten Free https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/food-recipes/dessert/a38016828/peppermint-meringues-recipe/

Chocolate Pistachio Orange Slices – Fruit based and Gluten Free  – https://www.womansday.com/food-recipes/food-drinks/a25359916/chocolate-pistachio-orange-slices-recipe/

Vegan Chocolate Truffles – Vegan, Gluten free, Low sugar https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/food-recipes/dessert/a35006496/vegan-chocolate-truffles-recipe/

Mendiants – Think thin healthy chocolate bark!  https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/food-recipes/a29475257/what-is-a-mendiant/

Chocolate Raspberry Chia Pudding – Decadent but loaded with goodness from the Chia seeds – https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/food-recipes/easy/a35806/chocolate-raspberry-chia-pudding/

Gluten Free Christmas Pudding –  Gluten Free and loaded with Fruits and Nuts   https://www.delish.com/holiday-recipes/christmas/a24235301/gluten-free-christmas-pudding/