Sugar-Free Christmas Cookie Recipe

Bake a Batch of Sugar-Free Holiday Cookies

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Sugar Free christmas cookie recipe

A warm kitchen, floury handprints on the counter, and when all is said and done, the sweet aroma of fresh-baked cookies wafting through the house. A winter afternoon spent baking is one of those small moments with the power to bring bountiful holiday cheer.

They recommended dipping and drizzling with melted chocolate chips, but with a basic recipe like this, there’s no limit to your topping creativity; try naturally colored icing, sprinkles, candy, or chopped nuts.

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Bake a Batch of Better-For-You Holiday Cookies

To help you make this sweet tradition a little more wholesome, here’s a sugar-free sugar holiday cookie recipe that uses better baking essentials like organic flour, ethically sourced Madagascar vanilla extract (it comes from beans grown on a local farm co-op), and a very convincing 1:1 sugar replacement.

  • 1 Cup Butter (room temperature )
  • 1 1/4 Cup Swerve Granular Sugar Replacement
  • 1 egg
  • 1 3/5 Cup All Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • Dark Chocolate Baking Chips
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  1. Preheat the oven to 375F. Line cookie sheet with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat for easy clean-up.

  2. In a medium bowl, cream together the butter and Swerve using a hand mixer until light and fluffy. Next, add the egg and mix until well combined.



  3. Stir in the flour, baking powder, salt, and vanilla extract.



  4. Using a tablespoon, scoop dough into balls. Place dough balls onto cookie sheet about 1 ½ to 2 inches apart. Lightly press each dough ball with the bottom of a glass until slightly flattened.



  5. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool completely on wire racks.

  6. Melt chocolate chips in a bowl, either in the microwave (in 20-second intervals) or over a double boiler. Once cookies are cooled, decorate with the melted chocolate by drizzling or dipping. Allow chocolate to set before serving.



Yield: 24 cookies

If you are in the festive holiday spirit, like me, check out my boozy Hot Cocoa Recipe! It’s the perfect cozy drink to have during the holiday season.

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