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Christmas biscuit recipes

32 Recipes

From cookies and gingerbread, to biscotti and shortbread, bake up a storm this festive season.

3.75

(2 ratings)

Get little ones in the kitchen to assemble these cute festive biscuits - sticky fun for a wintry afternoon.
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

5

(1 rating)

These simple shortbread triangles are a great edible gift for kids to make over Christmas - decorate with Smarties or other sweets and wrap up with pipe cleaner 'reindeer' antlers
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

5

(3 ratings)

These tasty spiced gingerbread men make a fantastically festive, edible Christmas decoration - string up and eat within two weeks
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • More effort

4.107145

(7 ratings)

Great British Bake Off 2013 winner Frances Quinn created these edible decorations topped with white and dark chocolate and almond 'feathers'
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy

4

(5 ratings)

Edd Kimber creates a version of these German spiced cookies- they're chewy, crisp and similar to an almond macaroon
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

5

(1 rating)

Finish off a beautifully laid table with these simple, mint-iced cookies - they're fun to make with the kids!
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

5

(2 ratings)

This versatile biscuit dough can be baked into any shape- we create an edible Advent calendar from bunting, snowflake and bauble cookies
  • 2 hours and 15 mins
  • Easy

5

(1 rating)

Mary's Cadogan's crisp citrus cookies make perfect decorations - just stamp them with the celebration motif of your choice
  • 55 mins
  • Easy

4.866665

(120 ratings)

The perfect make-ahead gift, these will keep for up to a month after baking and look really impressive
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy

4.73684

(19 ratings)

Great for keeping the biscuit tin topped up over Christmas, these sweet thins make a perfect treat
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

3.802885

(52 ratings)

Even the smallest hands can help make these friendly little fellows made with a versatile gingerbread recipe
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

5

(2 ratings)

Arrange savoury biscuits in a pretty circle around your chosen cheese for a decorative centrepiece and alternative cheeseboard
  • 55 mins
  • Easy

4.125

(16 ratings)

Another great gift idea from Tana Ramsay. These jammie dodgers get the nostalgia flowing and are great for the kids to help out with too
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

4

(2 ratings)

Shards of this simple, Christmas-spiced shortbread add a professional finish to creamy desserts
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

5

(1 rating)

Gorgeous, edible decorations for the Christmas tree which will delight your children
  • 55 mins
  • Easy

4.733335

(15 ratings)

Sensational spread with creamy cheese. Complete your cheeseboard with homemade crackers
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

4.465515

(58 ratings)

You can't beat American-style cookies with big chunks of chocolate and nuts. The perfect grown-up biscuit
  • 27 mins
  • Easy

4.690475

(42 ratings)

Cookies don't have to be a guilty pleasure - these tasty treats from Leiths School of Food and Wine are superhealthy
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

4.625

(44 ratings)

This rich home-baked treat is a real crowd-pleaser
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy

5

(9 ratings)

Kids will love to help sandwiching these biscuits with the melted marshmallow
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

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