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Christmas biscuit recipes

35 Recipes

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

Orange, oat & sultana cookies


(45 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


(45 ratings)

Bake these classic 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


(82 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


(18 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