12/22/2012 11:07 am ET Updated Dec 24, 2012

Healthy Holiday Cookie Recipes

By Abigail Cuffey for YouBeauty.com

It's no secret that the holidays are notorious for expanding your waistline. One of the biggest culprits: all of those delicious sweets! But the truth is, your weight doesn't have to succumb to the sugar-filled and calorie-laden treats. Making smart ingredient swaps can help you still enjoy your holiday favorites -- minus the morning-after guilt.

We gave some favorite baked goods a healthy makeover just in time for the holidays:

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