Chocolate peanut butter shortbread sandwiches

Biscuit recipes

Fill your biscuit tin with tasty homemade treats such as cookies and shortbread. Our biscuit recipes are easy to bake and perfect for enjoying with a cup of tea.

117 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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 mins
Easy
106 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A chocolate chip cookie and custard cream in one - super-simple and they'll keep in the biscuit tin for a fortnight

30 mins
Easy
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18 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Sandwich ginger biscuits with a creamy, zesty filling to make these gluten-free teatime treats that are aromatic with wintry spices - cloves, nutmeg and cardamom

44 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
168 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

This simple recipe for cookie dough can be adapted to suit your tastes – experiment with different shapes and flavours

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
13 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

The food processor does most of the work in this cookie recipe, but younger children will enjoy rolling the dough into balls and thumbprinting. Older kids can make them on their own

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
45 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

What could be better with a glass of cold milk than a warm, gooey peanut butter cookie? These choc chunk treats are topped with crunchy chopped peanuts

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
17 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Put your feet up and enjoy these moreish gingerbread cookies with a cuppa, made with aromatic cloves, ginger, cinnamon and rich black treacle

32 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
19 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Soft and slightly chewy, these oaty cookies contain apple and maple syrup instead of sugar. They're packed with hazelnuts which are a good source of vitamins and minerals

45 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
7 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Make your own tahini using black or white sesame seeds, this recipe shows you how. Black ones have a nuttier, sweeter flavour, making them perfect for baking 

28 mins
More effort
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

These adorable bunny biscuits will hop off the plate faster than you can bake them. They make a great Easter activity for kids or an extra special gift

1 hr and 55 mins
Easy
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

These delicate shortbreads make a perfect gift. Given a floral hint with rosewater, you could also use orange blossom extract or dried lavender

1 hr and 12 mins
More effort
7 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Make a whole solar system from your kitchen with our super cute planet cookies! The baking and decorating will keep even the most energetic children busy over the half-term break

1 hr and 42 mins
More effort
14 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

A universal favourite, in cookie form! Give your standard carrot cake an upgrade with these bite-sized, biscuity treats 

50 mins
More effort
8 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Fill homemade fortune cookies with personalised messages for a customised treat - ideal for any occasion, such as Chinese New Year, Christmas, Valentine's Day, birthdays and weddings

1 hr
More effort
150 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

The perfect make-ahead gift, these will keep for up to a month after baking and look really impressive

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
69 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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

27 mins
Easy
18 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

These ring biscuits are perfect for parties and work well in any shape, get the kids to help

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
27 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Make double the quantity of this fruity cookie dough and freeze, so delicious home-baked biscuits are always close at hand

35 mins
Easy
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Give your after-dinner coffee an edge with indulgent cream and Kahlúa

35 mins
Easy
21 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

A delicious macaroon with the tropical taste of fresh coconut

50 mins
More effort
46 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Great for keeping the biscuit tin topped up over Christmas, these sweet shortbread thins make a perfect treat

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
41 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Oaty, chewy, spicy cookies - ready in under an hour and great for tea time

50 mins
Easy
31 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Hidden inside these crumbly biscuits lies a heart of lemon curd, giving an unexpected burst of flavour

30 mins
Easy
19 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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
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