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Christmas biscuit recipes

29 Recipes

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

Snowy owl Christmas tree biscuits

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(2 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 minutes
Easy

Melting snowman biscuits

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

Zimtsterne (Cinnamon stars)

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

Edible name place biscuits

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

Chocolate gingerbread advent calendar

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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 minutes
Easy

Orange & cardamom tree biscuits

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(1 ratings)
Mary's Cadogan's crisp citrus cookies make perfect decorations - just stamp them with the celebration motif of your choice
55 minutes
Easy

Fruity Christmas biscotti

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(112 ratings)
The perfect make-ahead gift, these will keep for up to a month after baking and look really impressive
1 hour and 15 minutes
Easy

Sugar-dusted vanilla thins

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(18 ratings)
Great for keeping the biscuit tin topped up over Christmas, these sweet thins make a perfect treat
40 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Double ginger gingerbread men

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

Sparkling vanilla Christmas cookies

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(32 ratings)
Hang these from a Christmas tree or pack them into boxes as end-of-term gifts for teachers and friends.
22 minutes
Easy

Fennel & poppy seed cracker wreath

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

Macadamia & cranberry American cookies

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(28 ratings)
These freezable biscuits are completely irresistible and make a great gift for kids to give to teachers or grandparents
35 minutes
Easy

Festive jammie dodgers

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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 minutes
Easy

Cinnamon shortbread

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

Spiced & iced Christmas trees

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(6 ratings)
The whole family will enjoy making these cute and Christmassy gingerbread treats
1 hour and 45 minutes
Easy

Lemon star biscuits

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

Sea salt water biscuits

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(12 ratings)
Sensational spread with creamy cheese. Complete your cheeseboard with homemade crackers
30 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Chocolate chunk pecan cookies

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(53 ratings)
You can't beat American-style cookies with big chunks of chocolate and nuts. The perfect grown-up biscuit
27 minutes
Easy

Orange, oat & sultana cookies

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(32 ratings)
Cookies don't have to be a guilty pleasure - these tasty treats from Leiths School of Food and Wine are superhealthy
50 minutes
Easy
Healthy

Shortbread

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(37 ratings)
This rich home-baked treat is a real crowd-pleaser
1 hour and 10 minutes
Easy

Jammy coconut mallows

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(9 ratings)
Kids will love to help sandwiching these biscuits with the melted marshmallow
1 hour
Easy

Peppermint candy biscuits

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These heart-shaped cookies with a crunchy mint filling are fun for children to make and give as a present
37 minutes
Easy

Fancy iced biscuits

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Edd Kimber talks through how to master piping and flood icing to create these cute cookies with a distinct decoration
1 hour and 17 minutes
Easy

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