Melting snowman biscuits

Christmas biscuit recipes

32 Recipes

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

Melting snowman biscuits

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

Rudolph shortbread

0

(0 ratings)

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

Gingerbread bunting

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

Snowy owl Christmas tree biscuits

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

Zimtsterne (Cinnamon stars)

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

Edible name place biscuits

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

Chocolate gingerbread advent calendar

5

(1 rating)

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

Orange & cardamom tree biscuits

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

Fruity biscotti

4.864405

(118 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

Sugar-dusted vanilla thins

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

Double ginger gingerbread men

3.77941

(51 ratings)

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

Fennel & poppy seed cracker wreath

5

(2 ratings)

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

Festive jammie dodgers

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

Cinnamon shortbread

4

(2 ratings)

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

Lemon star biscuits

5

(1 rating)

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

Sea salt water biscuits

4.733335

(15 ratings)

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

Chocolate chunk pecan cookies

4.625

(56 ratings)

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

Orange, oat & sultana cookies

4.682925

(41 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

Shortbread

4.607145

(42 ratings)

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

Jammy coconut mallows

5

(9 ratings)

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

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