Whether it’s out of comfort or nostalgia, there’s just something about having a sweet treat around the holidays to get you in the Christmas spirit. Maybe it’s the cookies for Santa tradition, or all the parties and cookie swaps. Either way – if you’re on a diet, all the Christmas goodies are not your friend. However, don’t give up just yet. This list has 12 fantastic Weight Watchers Christmas Snacks that will soothe your sweet tooth and get you in the holiday spirit without adding to your waistline. 

With a wide range to choose from, you can have the classic candy cane flavor in a fruit dip, or the traditional Buckeyes (peanut butter balls) all lightened up, and easy to fit into your Weight Watchers points. You can mark each one of these off of your list while singing the 12 Days of Christmas. One sweet snack for each day! 

candy cane dip with fruit slices
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Weight Watchers Christmas Snacks: Candy Cane Fruit Dip

There are several things that make this candy cane fruit dip a Christmas miracle. For starters, it’s extremely easy to make. It takes just five minutes to whip up! Second, you can pair it with any of your favorite zero-point fruits. It also goes great with graham crackers if you’ve got the points for it. Lastly, it’s creamy and pepperminty, all for just 2 points. 

1/4 cup is 2-3 WW points. 72 calories, 0 g fat, 13 g carbs, 4 g protein, 0 g fiber, 9 g sugar.

I absolutely love the flavor of gingerbread. It’s the ultimate Christmas flavor for me. This granola, made by Safe + Fair, packs all the gingerbread goodness into a healthy granola that you can use to top a bit of zero-point non-fat Greek yogurt. It’s the perfect afternoon Christmas spirit snack. 

¼ cup is 5 WW points. 130 calories, 4.5 g fat, 20 g carbs, 2 g protein, 2 g fiber, 7 g sugar, 45 mg sodium. 

Weight Watchers Christmas Snacks: Gingerbread Christmas Tree Cookies

Speaking of gingerbread, Skinny Taste has worked magic and created Gingerbread Christmas Tree Cookies for just two Weight Watchers points. And that’s for two cookies! Applesauce is used in place of butter or oil to keep the fat and calorie content low, which in turn gives you a low-point sweet Christmas spirit snack.

2 cookies is 2 WW points. Calories: 106 kcal, Carbohydrates: 24 g, Protein: 1.5 g, Fat: 1 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 11 mg, Sodium: 50 mg, Sugar: 13.5 g

Made Good Mini Snickerdoodle Cookies

The flavor of snickerdoodles is so comforting during the Christmas season. And Made Good has created mini snickerdoodle cookies that will delight your taste buds. These mini cookies are five Weight Watchers points per pouch, and have only seven grams of sugar. You can feel good about what you’re eating because they were Made Good!  

1 pouch is 5 WW points. 110 calories, 6 g fat, 15 g carbs, 1 g protein, 1 g fiber, 7 g sugar, 70 mg sodium. 

This chocolate chip cookie bark is technically a bit high in points for a snack – but hear me out. Crumble a small piece of this onto a container of vanilla non-fat Greek yogurt, and maybe add some Christmas sprinkles. Your yogurt will have all the delicious taste of chocolate chip cookie bark without a ton of calories. 

1 serving is 9 WW points. 160 calories, 9 g fat, 20 g carbs, 2 g protein, 1 g fiber, 14 g sugar, 160 mg sodium. 

candy cane dip with flatout crackers

Candy Cane Cannoli Dip with Flatout Bread Crackers

Another candy cane dip to get excited about is this recipe that uses ricotta cheese instead of marshmallows. It’s just as easy to whip up as the first recipe we saw but features more of a delicious cannoli taste. This recipe also includes how to make low-point crackers with Flatout Bread, so you can enjoy a bit of a crunch with it. 

1 serving is 4-6 WW points. 1 serving of dip is 83 calories, 3 g fat, 11 g carbs, 3 g protein, 0 g fiber, 10 g sugar. 

Weight Watchers Christmas Snacks: Lily’s Mocha Hot Cocoa Extra Dark Chocolate

Sometimes a piece of dark chocolate is all that’s needed to curb a sweet tooth craving. And Lily’s No Sugar Added Chocolate Bars should be your new go-to on Weight Watchers! They are sweetened with stevia rather than sugar, so you can feel good about the calories you’re eating. This specific bar – the Mocha Hot Cocoa – is perfect for getting into the Christmas spirit. 

1 serving is 6 WW points. 140 calories, 13 g fat, 13 g carbs, 3 g protein, 9 g fiber, 0 g sugar, 10 mg sodium. 

pumpkin spice rollups on a white plate

Pumpkin Spice Cream Cheese Rollups

Another recipe from our own site (because they’re that good!) is this Pumpkin Spice Cream Cheese Rollups recipe. Flatout wraps are amazing on Weight Watchers because they keep the carbs and points low. With just six ingredients, you can make these festive holiday treats to get you in the Christmas mood. 

10 pieces are 6 WW points. 176 calories, 5 g fat, 22 g carbs, 11 g protein, 8 g fiber, 8 g sugar.

Weight Watchers Christmas Snacks: Crockpot Applesauce

Applesauce is a great snack when on Weight Watchers because it’s zero points. And with a bit of cinnamon or nutmeg added, it’ll give you the warmth that you want from a snack. This crockpot applesauce is easy to make and it stores well too, so you can have it all season long. 

¼ cup is 0 WW points. Calories: 55 kcal, Carbohydrates: 15 g, Sodium: 1 mg, Fiber: 2 g, Sugar: 12 g

Weight Watchers Peanut Butter Balls (Buckeyes)

Buckeyes (peanut butter balls) are a nostalgic Christmas treat. But they can be extremely calorie-dense. This Weight Watchers version actually isn’t a lightened-up recipe at all – it just makes a lot of balls. You could easily lighten it up though, by using Lily’s dark chocolate chips, light butter, and PB2 powder. You could even experiment with using Swerve confectioners sugar rather than traditional powdered sugar. 

1 ball is 4 WW points. 89 calories, 5 g fat, 9 g carbs, 1.5 g protein, 0 g fiber, 8 g sugar, 18 mg sodium. 

gingerbread thumbprint cookies cooling on rack

Weight Watchers Christmas Snacks: Pecan Pie Thumbprint Shortbread Cookies

Pecan pie is a staple among the holiday treats, but it is one of the desserts that packs a calorie punch. These shortbread cookies lighten things up by keeping the dessert in individual portions. It’s also made with applesauce instead of butter or oil and uses a sugar substitute to keep things sweet without using actual sugar. It’s a winner! 

1 cookie is 3 WW points. 40 calories, 3 g fat, 4 g carbs, 0 g protein, 0 g fiber, 3 g sugar, 25 mg sodium. 

Peppermint Meringues

Lastly, we have these delicious peppermint meringues. Meringues are light in calories anyway, so it’s not hard to keep these Weight Watchers friendly. They are absolutely beautiful and make an amazing afternoon pick-me-up snack with a cup of hot cocoa. You’ll instantly be transported into the Christmas spirit! 

3 meringues is 2 WW points. Calories: 21 kcal, Carbohydrates: 5 g, Protein: 0.5 g, Sodium: 6 mg, Sugar: 5 g
Once you’re through all 12 of these amazing Weight Watchers-friendly snacks, check out our 17 Homemade Weight Watchers Snacks Perfect for Fall.

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