No one thinks of holiday cookies as ‘healthy’, but you might not realize just how outrageous the stats can be, nutritionally speaking! In today’s Love it, Like it, Hate it, we’re Getting the Skinny with Molly on the best and worst holiday cookies on shelves.
Love it! (well, sort of)
Gianna’s Ginerbread Men and Mi-Del Gluten-Free Gingerbread Men
Still mostly refined flour, but just 5 to 7 grams sugar per 100-110 calorie serving.
LoftHouse Frosted Mini Sugar Cookies (simply because of portion size)
Per cookie: 60 calories – 10.5 grams carbs – 6.5 grams sugar
Gianna’s All Natural Winter Holiday Christmas Tree Cookies
Per cookie: 130 calories – 18 grams carbohydrate – 8 grams sugar
LoftHouse Holiday Frosted Sugar Cookies
Per cookie: 160 calories – 26 grams carbohydrate – 16 grams sugar
FancyPants 100% Natural Decorated Cookie
Per cookie: 280 calories – 40 grams carbohydrate – 22 grams sugar.