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Top 10 Treats to Satisfy Any Sweet Tooth

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Baking cookies is a great family activity. And, really, who can resist this homemade treat? The next time you're whipping up a batch of your famous chocolate chip cookies, try making a few adjustments for a healthier alternative.

For example, try using 100% whole wheat flour instead of white flour. Applesauce or pureed fruit can be used to replace oil (or a half and half mixture if you can't bring yourself to go completely oil-free). And, instead of using the full amount of chocolate chips, try using half of the recommended amount and replace the other half with nuts to add some healthy fat and extra protein.

Cookies may not be considered a health food, but with a few substitutions on your part, you can make them an occasional treat for your whole family to enjoy.

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