Whip Up a Batch of Low-Cal Cookies
Homemade cookies are a wise dessert choice. They’re portioned, easy to make and you get to control the ingredients. Try these Healthy Eats-approved sweets -- fancy enough for company, yet casual enough for an evening snack.
Citrus, Nuts, Sweetness & Spice
Though Toby might disagree, there’s more to cookies than chocolate. Creamy ricotta cheese makes light and cake-like cookies. Low-calorie flavorings such as lemon and ginger add big flavor. Sweet and tender dates help to make cookies chewy and sweet with less butter and sugar. And nuts are a great way to add crunch and healthy fat to your sweet treat.
Light As Air
Like angel food cake, egg whites make light, delicate and low-fat cookies. Try these recipes for sweet and crispy meringues.