Check Out This Recipe for a Healthy Holiday Snack

Serving Greater Philadelphia, including Ardmore, Bryn Mawr, & Newtown Square.

Looking for a holiday snack that’s not just tasty but healthy as well? Then look no further than this recipe for soft gingerbread cookies. Dr. Jeffrey Bellisario invites you to try it for yourself and enjoy a treat that’s good for your teeth, your health, and the soul!

We found this recipe for gingerbread cookies on and think you’ll enjoy making them as much as you’ll enjoy eating them.


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 3/8 cup molasses
  • 1 egg, preferably free-range
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 4 1/2 cup wheat or spelt flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground cloves
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger


Cream butter, oil, honey & molasses in mixer. Add egg and vanilla. Mix well. Combine flour, salt, baking soda, and spices in separate bowl. Add dry mixture to wet slowly until well mixed. Drop by spoonfuls onto greased cookie sheet. Bake at 350°F (175°C) for 10-12 minutes. Let cool 5 minutes, and store in airtight container.

All of us at the Office of Dr. Bellisario wish you a safe and healthy holiday season. To make an appointment with our Philadelphia general dentist, please contact Dr. Jeffrey Bellisano today or Call 610-642-7024.