reindeer shortbread biscuits

Christmas shortbread recipes

11 Recipes

Make shortbread biscuits for friends and family this Christmas. Add festive flavours like cinnamon or orange to a classic base or try making reindeer biscuits with the kids.

Rudolph shortbread

5

(2 ratings)

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 hour
  • Easy

Sugar-dusted vanilla shortbread

4.65517

(29 ratings)

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

Espresso, hazelnut & chocolate shortbread

5

(4 ratings)

These biscuits are the perfect blend of rich coffee, dark chocolate and toasted nuts. Simple to make, they're ideal if you're sharing a cuppa with friends...
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Mincemeat & shortbread squares

5

(4 ratings)

An easy alternative to mince pies. For a festive presentation, pile the squares on a cake stand and top with holly and a snowy dusting of icing sugar.
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy

Lemon star biscuits

5

(1 rating)

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

Cinnamon shortbread

4

(3 ratings)

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

Shortbread recipe

4.672725

(55 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

Chunky chocolate nut bars

4.4

(5 ratings)

Adding cinnamon to basic vanilla shortbread lends these bars an extra Christmassy fragrance
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Crisp orange shortbread

4.23077

(26 ratings)

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