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Christmas biscuit recipes

50 Recipes

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

13 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 14 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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
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67 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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
37 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

These cinnamon flavoured Christmas biscuits are great for getting the kids involved in cooking, and they will look great on the tree too

2 hrs
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Bake these adorable snowmen as a Christmas treat for family visiting over the festive season. Chocolate biscuits are stacked, then decorated with icing

37 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
5 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

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
4 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
168 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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
5 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Make these edible snow globes as pretty decorations for your Christmas tree – your fairy lights will shine through the middles, making them look magical!

1 hr and 11 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Bake a batch of these Christmas tree-shaped biscuits over the holiday season. They're flavoured with green tea and coconut

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
16 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star 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
2 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

Serve these savoury biscotti on a cheeseboard and dunk them in a baked camembert, or our potted cheddar. They make a…

1 hr and 35 mins
Easy
22 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

These tasty spiced gingerbread men make a fantastically festive, edible Christmas decoration - string up and eat within two weeks

1 hr and 45 mins
More effort
4 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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

30 mins
Easy
2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Fill up the biscuit tin for the Christmas holidays with these gorgeous lemon star biscuits with a lemon curd filling. They make a lovely mid-morning treat

35 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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 hr
Easy
11 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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
16 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
7 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Great British Bake Off 2013 winner Frances Quinn created these edible decorations topped with white and dark chocolate and almond 'feathers'

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
15 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Edd Kimber creates a version of these German spiced cookies- they're chewy, crisp and similar to an almond macaroon

45 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Finish off a beautifully laid table with these simple, mint-iced cookies - they're fun to make with the kids!

30 mins
Easy
4 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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 hrs and 15 mins
Easy
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

55 mins
Easy
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