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Christmas biscuit recipes

45 Recipes

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

Snowman biscuits

5

(3 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

0

(0 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

Snowflake biscuits

4

(2 ratings)

Bake our snowflake biscuits for a tasty Christmas gift. They're great to make with kids, too. Decorate with fondant icing, silver balls and white sprinkles...
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Honey & spice cookies

5

(3 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

Christmas gingerbread penguins

0

(0 ratings)

Make a batch of cute Christmas gingerbread penguins and you'll be everyone’s favourite person. Give them as gifts, or serve them at a festive afternoon tea...
  • 2 hours and 35 mins
  • Easy

Gingerbread men

3.9

(10 ratings)

Use this versatile dough to make gingerbread men and other shapes. Let the kids decorate them with icing for a perfect winter's day activity...
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Snowy chocolate crackle biscuits

0

(0 ratings)

Roll balls of dough in icing sugar to give these chocolate biscuits their ‘crackle’ effect. They make perfect presents for kids to make at Christmas time...
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Bourbon biscuits

5

(1 rating)

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

4.76923

(13 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

4.333335

(3 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

Gingerbread people

3.75

(12 ratings)

Make decorating these adorable gingerbread people even easier (and less messy!) with tubes of shop-bought icing and sweets. Get the kids involved too
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Cheese & rosemary biscuits

0

(0 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

(11 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

Funfetti biscuits

0

(0 ratings)

Enjoy making these colourful funfetti biscuits with little ones. They make brilliant homemade presents at Christmas time and are great fun to make too
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Chocolate gingerbread Advent calendar

5

(2 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

(2 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

4.666665

(3 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

4.875

(128 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

4.78261

(23 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

3.77049

(61 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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