Tag: cookies

Taste Test: Better-For-You Chocolate Sandwich Cookies

by in Taste Test, February 27, 2014

Reaching for a more wholesome cookie seems like a smart choice, but do these seemingly healthier brands pass the test for nutrition and flavor? Healthy Eats did a Taste Test to find out. The Criteria Each brand of cookie was rated on a 5-point scale (5 being the highest). The cookies were evaluated on taste,Read more

20 Delicious, Gluten-Free Holiday Cookies

by in Gluten-Free, Healthy Holidays, December 21, 2012

Bakes cookies that everyone can enjoy, regardless of dietary restrictions: Silvana Nardone put together a list of the best Christmas cookie recipes, and they’re all gluten free.

12 Days of Holiday Gifts: No-Bake Truffle Cookies

by in 12 Days of Holiday Gifts, December 10, 2011

Make delightful little truffle cookies for everyone on your holiday list this year: they’re full of healthy ingredients and you won’t need your oven to make them.

Order This, Not That: Mall Foods

by in Dining Out, November 26, 2011

‘Tis the season for holiday shopping but don’t let a hectic trip to the mall lead to a Santa-like physique. Use our tips for more figure-friendly shopping snacks. Order: Fresh and Light When it comes to tackling the food court, most malls offer the usual suspects of the fast food world. Use our guides makeRead more

Make Your Own Girl Scout Cookies

by in Cookies & Other Desserts, March 9, 2011

Whether you want to avoid some of the highly-processed ingredients (like trans fats and palm oil) or you just can’t wait for the annual cookie sale, we’ve got some simple ways to make healthier versions of these classic treats.

Holiday Cookie Roundup

by in Cookies & Other Desserts, Healthy Holidays, December 2, 2010

Cookies help you satisfy that sweet tooth with built-in portion control (as long as you just eat one or two). We’ve rounded up some Healthy Eats-approved favorites — classic recipes, plus a few fun twists. Ginger Pecan Oatmeal Crisps Holiday Sugar Cookies Crispy Rice Squares Peanut Butter & Chocolate Biscotti Orange-Chocolate Cookies Espresso Chip MeringuesRead more

Weekly Bits: Holiday Baking

by in Reader Tips & Comments, December 5, 2009

Between holiday parties and cookie swaps, December is definitely the month for baking. Before you heat up the oven, check out this week’s list of reader comments for tips on trimming the sugar and fat in cookies and other baked goodies.

Spotlight Recipe: Crispy Rice Squares

by in Cookies & Other Desserts, Healthy Holidays, December 5, 2009

Crispy Rice Treats are a year-round favorite, but a dash of food coloring and a little less butter make them a healthy, holiday treat.

Spotlight Recipe: Gluten-Free Almond Drops

by in Cookies & Other Desserts, Healthy Recipes, December 2, 2009

These gluten-free drop cookies are a soft holiday sweet that you can make now — or give as gifts — and be confident they’ll taste great. Sweet, spicy and fragrant right out of the oven, they still taste as fresh two weeks later. Store them in a tin for best keeping and beautiful presentation. –LindaRead more