9 Healthy Holiday Dessert Recipes

Satisfy your sweet tooth!

As you prepare family meals for Christmas, our editors have selected some perfect holiday dessert recipes that are both delicious and healthy.

1For the Fruit Lover

Prefer fruit desserts? Fondue sounds time-consuming, but this quick chocolate and fruit fondue recipe is a snap to make and very refreshing.

2Gluten-Free Guests

Gluten-free peanut butter cups are a tasty way to skip the wheat and still treat your guests to a decadent dessert.

3Guilt-Free Pumpkin Mousse

This guiltless pumpkin mousse contains no tree nuts or peanuts, and none of the ingredients are made in facilities that process nuts. (However, always check with guests who have nut allergies to make sure it’s OK if you cook for them.

Some families have such serious allergies that it’s safer for them to cook all their own food, even when visiting.)

4Holiday Classic

Special cookies are a classic. Try our apple-cranberry relish biscotti for a holiday treat.

5Little People Pumpkin Pie

Squash or pumpkin can be used to make this special kids’ pumpkin pie recipe.

6Pie in the Sky

Dreamy chocolate-cherry pie will have your guests talking for years to come.

7Quinoa Cookie Monsters

Try these healthy quinoa cookies for your next cookie exchange.

8Seasonal Fruits

This healthy applesauce and almond crumble is a familiar classic with new ingredients.

9Sugar-Free Pumpkin Pie

This sugar-free, gluten-free pumpkin pie recipe is full of flavor.

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These are just a selection of our editors’ favorite holiday recipes. There are hundreds more to match your special tastes and favorite family holidays. Check out our healthy holiday cookies, recipes for turkey leftovers and fall pumpkin recipes.

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