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Whether as dessert or an in-between meal snack, you might be tempted to give your baby a sweet treat. And while chocolate, candy and pre-packaged cakes and pastries would surely be a hit with your baby, they have very little nutritional value. Plus, super-sugary treats like these can help your baby develop a sweet tooth that could cause her to reject healthy options later on. So to stop the problem before it starts, here are some ideas for sweet, healthy treats for your baby, which you can buy ready-made or make at home.