Seeded oatcakes

Christmas cracker and biscuit recipes

34 Recipes

Stack a hamper high with crunchy treats.

Seeded oatcakes

3.113635

(11 ratings)

These quick biscuits make a great addition to a cheeseboard or gourmet homemade gift hamper
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Salted almond snaps

3.541665

(6 ratings)

These salty-sweet nut biscuits are ideal for scooping up creamy desserts, such as our strawberry panna cotta
  • 55 mins
  • More effort

Gingerbread jumpers

0

(0 ratings)

Cover these cute gingerbread biscuits with icing and sprinkles in Christmas jumper patterns for a fantastically festive bake
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • More effort

Zimtsterne (Cinnamon stars)

4.166665

(6 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

Pistachio & cranberry cookies

4.667685

(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

Fennel & poppy seed cracker wreath

5

(3 ratings)

Arrange savoury biscuits in a pretty circle around your chosen cheese for a decorative centrepiece and alternative cheeseboard
  • 55 mins
  • Easy

Sea salt water biscuits

4.671875

(16 ratings)

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

Shortbread

4.633335

(45 ratings)

This rich home-baked treat is a real crowd-pleaser
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy

Cheese wheatmeal biscuits

4.666665

(3 ratings)

Savoury oaty biscuits that are great for lunch boxes, add Marmite or peanut butter for a delicious pinwheel
  • 34 mins
  • Easy

Walnut & raisin oatcakes

4.55

(10 ratings)

Quick and easy to make, these biscuits will add a flourish to the final Christmas course
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Spicy tree biscuits

4.153845

(26 ratings)

These cookies are great for getting the kids involved in cooking, and they will look great on the tree too
  • 2 hours
  • Easy

Vanilla shortbread dough

4.34722

(54 ratings)

Use this dough as the base for biscuits, to eat yourself, or to make as a Christmas gift
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Double choc shortbreads

4.767855

(14 ratings)

These sweet treats will go down a storm at your next bake sale, and cost only around 15p each to make
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy

Lemon star biscuits

5

(1 rating)

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

Iced ginger shortcake

4.136365

(11 ratings)

This crumbly shortcake by Good Food reader Amelia Leadley is easy to whip up straight from the cupboard - and perfect with a cup of tea
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Cinnamon shortbread

4

(2 ratings)

Shards of this simple, Christmas-spiced shortbread add a professional finish to creamy desserts
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Cherry shortbread hearts

3.98148

(27 ratings)

James Martin's easy biscuits taste as good as they look and make an ideal Valentine's Day gift
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Crisp orange shortbread

4.152175

(23 ratings)

Coeliac sufferers need not miss out on sweet treats with this gluten-free melt-in-the-mouth shortbread recipe
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Fruity biscotti

4.87097

(124 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 thins

4.73684

(19 ratings)

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

Nutty chocolate crunch

4.708335

(18 ratings)

Turn all those nuts, biscuits and chocolate from Christmas into these delicious tiffin bites, great for gifts
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Festive jammie dodgers

4.125

(16 ratings)

Another great gift idea from Tana Ramsay. These jammie dodgers get the nostalgia flowing and are great for the kids to help out with too
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

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