Biscuit shapes half dipped in chocolate on a wire rack

Christmas biscuit recipes

38 Recipes

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

Lemon star biscuits


(1 rating)

Gorgeous, edible decorations for the Christmas tree which will delight your children
  • 55 mins
  • Easy

Sea salt water biscuits


(18 ratings)

Sensational spread with creamy cheese. Complete your cheeseboard with homemade crackers
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Chocolate chunk pecan cookies


(60 ratings)

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

Orange, oat & sultana cookies


(50 ratings)

Cookies don't have to be a guilty pleasure - these tasty treats from Leiths School of Food and Wine are superhealthy
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Shortbread recipe


(48 ratings)

Bake these classic shortbread biscuits to wow a crowd. You only need four ingredients, but you can mix it up with lemon or orange zest, or try adding chopped pistachios
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy

Jammy coconut mallows


(9 ratings)

Kids will love to help sandwiching these biscuits with the melted marshmallow
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Peppermint candy biscuits


(1 rating)

These heart-shaped cookies with a crunchy mint filling are fun for children to make and give as a present
  • 37 mins
  • Easy

Fancy iced biscuits


(6 ratings)

Edd Kimber talks through how to master piping and flood icing to create these cute cookies with a distinct decoration
  • 1 hour and 17 mins
  • Easy

Pistachio & cranberry cookies


(89 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 mins
  • Easy

Lemon kisses


(20 ratings)

Who could resist a kiss? These dainty melt-in-the-mouth biscuits make a scrumptious addition to an afternoon tea spread
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Honeybread biscuits


(3 ratings)

Serve these decorative cookies alongside fruit and cream desserts, or package in cellophane and include in a gift hamper
  • 1 hour and 12 mins
  • Easy