Diabetes-Friendly Christmas Cookie Recipes

Bake up a happy holiday

Mother and daughters baking cookies in kitchen
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Make holiday parties and family moments a little sweeter for a child with diabetes with a dozen no- or low-sugar recipes, most from diabetes-related sites.

Gingerbread Cookies
Source: Diabetic Living
Sweetener: 1/2 cup brown sugar and 1/4 molasses for 36 cookies

Almost Shortbread Cookies
Source: Diabetic Gourmet Magazine
Sweetener: 2 tablespoons sugar for 24 cookies

Sugar-Free Sugar Cookies
Source: Diabetic Gourmet Magazine
Sweetener: Splenda

Ginger Cream Cookies
Source: Taste of Home
Sweetener: 1/2 cup molasses and 1/4 cup sugar blend for 36 cookies

Healthy Pecan Sandie Shortbread Cookies
Source: Haylie Pomroy
Sweetener: Xylitol

Sugar-Free Linzer Cookies
Source: Just a Pinch
Sweetener: Splenda, sugar-free raspberry preserves

Sugar-Free Snickerdoodles
Source: Food.com
Sweetener: artificial sweetener

Low-Sugar and Whole Wheat Pumpkin Almond Cookies
Source: Kalyn's Kitchen
Sweetener: Stevia in the Raw

Low-Sugar and Flourless Chocolate Coconut Drops with Almonds​
Source: Kalyn's Kitchen
Sweetener: Stevia in the Raw

Cream-Cheese Cookies
Source: Cooks.com
Sweetener: sugar substitute and dried fruit

Applesauce Cookies
Source: Cooks.com
Sweetener: frozen concentrated unsweetened apple juice

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