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Low-Sugar Desserts Your Kids Will Eat Up

No need to skimp on dessert with these tasty, low-sugar treats.

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A plate of chocolate chip cookies next to a brown mug full of milk

Dessert: A kid’s favorite course and dad’s biggest headache. Parents, stand your ground! Sugar can negatively impact memory, academic performance, and metabolism. But that doesn’t mean you has to skip “dessert.” Need low-sugar dishes that are delicious? Look no further.

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Chocolate Chip Cookies

All the gooey comfort of traditional chocolate chip cookies, with none of the sugar. How, you ask? With sugar alternatives such as stevia — which is 200 times sweeter than table sugar, so you can use a lot less — and sugar-free chocolate chips. These yummy cookies only have about 1g of sugar per serving.