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Christmas biscuit recipes

43 Recipes

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

Snowman biscuits

4.666665

(9 ratings)

Get little ones to help decorate these festive snowman biscuits. You can bake and freeze the biscuits ahead, then bring them out for a winter’s day activity...
  • 1 hour and 14 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Gingerbread stained glass biscuits

5

(2 ratings)

Bake these pretty gingerbread biscuits with a stained glass centre as treats at Christmas time with the kids. They make great presents for friends and family
  • 46 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Ginger biscuits

4.73684

(19 ratings)

Use fresh and ground ginger to make these moreish biscuits. They're perfect served with a cuppa for afternoon tea, or as a treat anytime...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Mincemeat cookies

0

(0 ratings)

Use up a jar of mincemeat to make these festive cookies. They're a perfect addition to a Christmas dessert spread, or a great gift...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Jammy star cookies

0

(0 ratings)

Bake these lovely star-shaped biscuits to give as edible Christmas gifts for family and friends. They're easy to make, so kids can get involved too...
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Chocolate fudge crinkle biscuits

4.88889

(18 ratings)

Use storecupboard ingredients to make these moreish chocolate fudge crinkle biscuits. They make the perfect partner to a coffee as an afternoon treat
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Honey & spice cookies

5

(4 ratings)

More than just gingerbread, these Christmas cookies have our special festive spice mix and are dipped in dark chocolate. Get the kids involved in baking them
  • 42 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Chocolate orange cookies

0

(0 ratings)

Top rich chocolate biscuits with candied orange peel to make these moreish bites. They make a great edible gift for Christmas
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Bourbon biscuits

5

(6 ratings)

Add some colour to classic bourbon biscuits using pink food colouring. Kids will love piping the filling – and eating them afterwards of course!...
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Savoury biscotti

0

(0 ratings)

Serve these savoury biscotti on a cheeseboard and dunk them in a baked camembert, or our potted cheddar . They make a lovely festive gift too
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • Easy

Gingerbread bunting

4.8125

(16 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

Melting snowman biscuits

4.4

(5 ratings)

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

Rudolph shortbread

5

(2 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

Cheese & rosemary biscuits

5

(3 ratings)

These savoury biscuits are deliciously cheesy, and are so easy to make. They make a lovely gift. Leave out the rosemary, if you prefer
  • 39 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Snowy owl Christmas tree biscuits

4.285715

(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)

4.214285

(14 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

(3 ratings)

Get the kids in the kitchen to help bake the biscuits for an edible Advent calendar. We've shaped ours to make bunting, snowflake and baubles...
  • 2 hours and 15 mins
  • Easy

Orange & cardamom tree biscuits

5

(3 ratings)

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

Vegan gingerbread people

3.875

(8 ratings)

Switch the butter for coconut oil, eggs for chia and use chickpea water in royal icing to make these easy, totally vegan Christmas gingerbread biscuits
  • 42 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Fruity biscotti

4.89552

(134 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 shortbread

4.666665

(30 ratings)

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

Gingerbread man

3.73611

(72 ratings)

Even the smallest hands can help make these gingerbread men – perfect for Christmas. You can use raisins, sultanas or Smarties to decorate...
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

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