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Recipe Makeovers: Low-Cal Holiday Cookies

We took our favorite holiday cookies recipes and sent them to our Healthy Test Kitchen for a makeover. The challenge: Keep each cookie's yummy taste while lowering fat and calories. The result: sweet success!
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Test-Kitchen Fixes: Replaced half of flour with white whole-wheat flour, reduced butter by half, added yogurt or cream cheese as butter substitute, reduced sugar in the dough by one-fourth, reduced sugar in coating by one-fourth.

Healthy Savings: We cut 22 calories, 2g carbohydrate, and 2g saturated fat; added 1g protein, 0.5g fiber.

New Nutrition Facts: 70 calories, 1g protein, 11g carbohydrate, 2g fat (1g saturated), 0.5g fiber