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Christmas cracker and biscuit recipes

31 Recipes

Stack a hamper high with crunchy treats.

Zimtsterne (Cinnamon stars)

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(0 ratings)
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

Pistachio & cranberry cookies

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(65 ratings)
These crunchy, fruit & nut biscuits are sure to be a family favourite - make ahead and freeze, or wrap up for the perfect homemade gift
30 minutes
Easy

Fennel & poppy seed cracker wreath

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(1 ratings)
Arrange savoury biscuits in a pretty circle around your chosen cheese for a decorative centrepiece and alternative cheeseboard
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

Shortbread

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

Cheese wheatmeal biscuits

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(2 ratings)
Savoury oaty biscuits that are great for lunch boxes, add Marmite or peanut butter for a delicious pinwheel
34 minutes
Easy

Walnut & raisin oatcakes

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(6 ratings)
Quick and easy to make, these biscuits will add a flourish to the final Christmas course
35 minutes
Easy

Spicy tree biscuits

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(21 ratings)
These cookies are great for getting the kids involved in cooking, and they will look great on the tree too
2 hours
Easy

Vanilla shortbread dough

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(46 ratings)
Use this dough as the base for biscuits, to eat yourself, or to make as a Christmas gift
15 minutes
Easy

Double choc shortbreads

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(13 ratings)
These sweet treats will go down a storm at your next bake sale, and cost only around 15p each to make
1 hour and 15 minutes
Easy

Lemon star biscuits

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

Iced ginger shortcake

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(9 ratings)
This crumbly shortcake by Good Food reader Amelia Leadley is easy to whip up straight from the cupboard - and perfect with a cup of tea
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

Cherry shortbread hearts

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(24 ratings)
James Martin's easy biscuits taste as good as they look and make an ideal Valentine's Day gift
30 minutes
Easy

Coconut & cinnamon place-name cookies

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Personalised biscuits are an impressive finishing touch when you're setting a table for dinner with friends and family
1 hour and 22 minutes
Easy

Crisp orange shortbread

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(22 ratings)
Coeliac sufferers need not miss out on sweet treats with this gluten-free melt-in-the-mouth shortbread recipe
35 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

Nutty chocolate crunch

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(15 ratings)
Turn all those nuts, biscuits and chocolate from Christmas into these delicious tiffin bites, great for gifts
25 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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(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 minutes
Easy

Chocolate & hazelnut biscotti

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(16 ratings)
These crunchy biscuits are great with coffee, or served with chilled sweet wine for dipping
1 hour and 5 minutes
Easy

Hazelnut crisps

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These thin and delicate nutty biscuits are delicious served with ice cream or creamy desserts or presented in a gift hamper
35 minutes
Easy

Clove sugar cookies

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(4 ratings)
These sweet, nutty, spiced biscuits can be served after dinner, or packaged up as gifts for family and friends
45 minutes
Easy

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