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Healthy Christmas Snacks

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These healthy Christmas snacks are all fantastic, easy recipes for the holiday season. They make a great after-school snack or a fun, festive treat for Christmas parties.

We've got lots of fruit-based snacks and some sweet treats with dark chocolate.

Whether you're looking for healthy snacks to enjoy on Christmas day or healthy Christmas treats to serve at a Christmas party, we have all the snack ideas.

Enjoy the festive season with these cute recipes!

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Chocolate Healthy Christmas Snacks

If you love chocolate snacks, you'll love these healthy chocolatey Christmas snacks. Whether making snacks for a holiday party, for the kids or to have around for festive snacking, these are the perfect snacks. 

Dark Chocolate Christmas Trees

An overhead shot of dark chocolate and pretzel Christmas trees.

These cute Christmas treats can be eaten alone or added to the top of cupcakes for holiday celebrations. The whole family will enjoy these chocolatey salty delicious treats. And the best part is they're super easy to make. 

Peanut Butter Stuffed Chocolate Covered Dates

Peanut butter stuffed dates.

These stuffed dates are made with healthy ingredients, including healthy fats from the peanut butter and nuts. They're tasty treats that are naturally sweet from the dates and make a healthier alternative to candy bars. They make great no bake snacks.  

Healthy Dark Chocolate Popcorn Balls

popcorn balls with chocolate drizzle

These yummy treats combine popcorn, chocolate, and peanut butter for a perfectly salty-sweet and crunchy snack. The light popcorn combined with the rich peanut butter is the perfect balance of light and rich flavors. 

White Chocolate Christmas Trees

Four white chocolate Christmas trees on a light green plate.

The saltiness of the pretzels with the sweetness of the white chocolate in these cute little treats makes a delicious snack. With only three ingredients and simple directions, these little trees are a must make for your holiday season snacking. 

Banana Oat Muffins

Healthy banana oat muffins on a small green plate.

Muffins make great snacks. And these healthy banana muffins are made with oats instead of flour, so they're packed with whole grains. Keep a batch of these muffins around for healthy Christmas snacking. They make it easy to make healthier snacking choices. 

Fruity Healthy Christmas Snacks

If all the sweets around the holidays have you looking for sweet alternatives, these healthy fruit snacks are the perfect Christmas snacks. 

Grinch Fruit Kabobs

Grinch fruit skewers on a light green plate.

These Grinch kabobs are so easy to put together and are a great appetizer to serve at your holiday party. They're super festive and easy to put together. The strawberry hat with a mini marshmallow on top makes the perfect Grinchy Santa hat. 

Banana Snowmen

Three banana snowmen on a white plate.

These super cute snowmen will please even picky eaters. With mini marshmallows or small green grapes on top of a strawberry Santa hat, a banana slice head and body, pretzel sticks for arms and mini chocolate chips for eyes and buttons, this fun holiday treat is sure to bring all the holiday cheer. 

Christmas Fruit Wreath

An overhead shot of a Christmas fruit wreath on a large wooden circular plate.

This beautiful fruit board is full of Christmas colors from fresh fruit. The added mint leaves are a delicious addition that also gives the wreath its cute wreath look. It's a great option for those looking to take a break from candy canes and sugar loaded Christmas cookies. 

Dark Chocolate Figs

A closeup of dark chocolate dipped figs on a plate.

Fresh, juicy figs pair so well with chocolate! We sprinkle some sea salt on top for a salty addition that makes these chocolate figs the perfect healthy snack. They look and taste so decadent; they are great to serve at holiday parties or family gatherings and make an impressive snack. 

Pomegranate Dark Chocolate Bites

three pomegranate dark chocolate bites on a white background

These delicious dark chocolate bites take less than ten minutes to make and make wonderful holiday treats! The red pomegranate is so festive, and the salty, chocolatey flavor paired with the fresh, juicy pomegranate seeds make a delightful holiday snack. 

Dark Chocolate Watermelon

Closeup shot of watermelon triangles dipped in dark chocolate.

If watermelon is in season where you are, you'll love the combination of watermelon and chocolate topped with crushed nuts or coconut. You're going to love this one!

Savory Healthy Christmas Snacks

Whether entertaining a large crowd or looking to take an impressive snack board to a holiday party, these savory snacks are healthy and sure to please everyone. 

Christmas Tree Appetizer

An overhead shot of a Christmas tree made out of cheese, fruit, and salami on a large white platter.

This Christmas tree appetizer is a cute way to serve a charcuterie board around Christmas time. The optional rosemary sprigs are a perfect addition to the board and really add an extra flare and charm to the tree. This Christmas tree makes a great, easier appetizer to serve before Christmas dinner because it's delicious and can be made quickly.

Gorgonzola Grapes Recipe

gorgonzola grapes on a tray

If you're looking for a quick, easy, healthy and tasty appetizer to have around for snacking around Christmas time, this one is a must! This snack is like a mini charcuterie board all in one bite. The gorgonzola gets wrapped around the grapes and topped with crunchy walnuts for a delicious snack. 

Antipasto Christmas Wreath

antipasto wreath skewers with rosemary

If you're looking for the ultimate Christmas charcuterie board, this one's for you. It will take a bit of time to put the ingredients on the skewers, but it's a super easy Christmassy snack to make. Include healthy cheeses, olives, salami, and cherry tomatoes for a beautifully festive Christmas snack.  

Christmas Charcuterie Board

A Christmas appetizer platter with caprese, crackers, cheese, dried fruit, cucumbers, and pretzels.

if you're looking for a large board to serve healthy Christmas snacks to a crowd, this is a great large board filled with tons of finger foods. The large candy cane shape of tomatoes and mozzarella is a show stopper. Your guests will love this delicious and festive board. 

The Best Healthy Christmas Cookies

Healthy Gingerbread Cookies

A plate of healthy gingerbread cookies.

This time of year, it's basically mandatory to have gingerbread cookies. These cookies are made with whole wheat flour and sweetened with molasses and maple syrup. They're delicious kid-friendly snacks with a healthier twist no one will notice. 

Healthy Sugar Cookies

Healthy sugar cookies with white icing and green sprinkles.

You are going to love this healthy sugar cookie recipe! They're a festive treat and are fun to make.

They're made with whole grains and sweetened with apple sauce and coconut sugar (making them refined sugar-free if you don't add icing or colored sugar to them).

Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies

Healthy chocolate thumbprint cookies with chopped candy canes.

These chocolate thumbprint cookies with ganache are a holiday favorite! They're adorable and festive and taste super chocolatey.

You'll love the rich chocolate flavor of these cookies! Top them with crushed candy canes or sprinkles and they're ready for any holiday party.

Yield: 10 skewers

Healthy Christmas Snacks

Banana snowmen snacks on a white plate.

Enjoy some of our favorite healthy Christmas snacks! These cute banana snowmen are so easy to make!

Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes


  • 2 bananas
  • 10 small pretzel sticks
  • 5 strawberries
  • 10 small grapes (or mini marshmallows)
  • 1 small carrot stick, cut into small triangles
  • 1 tablespoon mini chocolate chips
  • Skewers or popsicle sticks


  1. Slice the bananas into ½-inch rounds. Slice the greens off the strawberries and halve them.
  2. Run a skewer through three banana slices. Then, top with a piece of strawberry and a mini marshmallow or small grape.
  3. Break the pretzel sticks in half and press them into the center banana slice to create arms.
  4. Place a carrot triangle on each snowman's face and mini chocolate chips for the eyes and buttons.
  5. Serve immediately.

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Amount Per Serving: Calories: 150Total Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 361mgCarbohydrates: 33gFiber: 2gSugar: 7gProtein: 3g

I hope you enjoy these easy festive snacks!

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