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Christmas cracker and biscuit recipes

Make a batch of crunchy bites with our best ever Christmas cracker and biscuit recipes. These seasonal treats make great homemade gifts or hamper fillers

19 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

These quick biscuits make a great addition to a cheeseboard or gourmet homemade gift hamper

30 mins
Easy
7 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Cover these cute gingerbread biscuits with icing and sprinkles in Christmas jumper patterns for a fantastically festive bake

1 hr and 10 mins
More effort
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17 ratings 4.3 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
124 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

55 mins
Easy
20 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Sensational spread with creamy cheese. Complete your cheeseboard with homemade crackers

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
81 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 10 mins
Easy
5 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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

34 mins
Easy
12 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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

35 mins
Easy
40 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
60 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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

15 mins
Easy
23 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
3 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

Gorgeous, edible decorations for the Christmas tree which will delight your children

55 mins
Easy
6 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy these classic florentines at Christmas time. Jewelled with cherries and pistachios and coated in chocolate, these biscuits are the perfect festive gift

45 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
12 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

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
34 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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

30 mins
Easy
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Personalised biscuits are an impressive finishing touch when you're setting a table for dinner with friends and family

1 hr and 22 mins
Easy
25 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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

35 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
159 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

The perfect make-ahead gift, these will keep for up to a month after baking and look really impressive

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
49 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Great for keeping the biscuit tin topped up over Christmas, these sweet shortbread thins make a perfect treat

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
19 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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

25 mins
Easy
36 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

These freezable biscuits are completely irresistible and make a great gift for kids to give to teachers or grandparents

35 mins
Easy
19 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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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