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Christmas shortbread recipes

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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.

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  • Rudolph shortbread

    Rudolph shortbread

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 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

  • Sugar-dusted vanilla shortbread

    Sugar-dusted vanilla shortbread

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.49 ratings

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

  • Espresso, hazelnut & chocolate shortbread

    Espresso, hazelnut & chocolate shortbread

    A star rating of 5 out of 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

  • Mincemeat & shortbread squares

    Mincemeat & shortbread squares

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.8 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.

  • Lemon star biscuits

    Lemon star biscuits

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.3 ratings

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

  • Cinnamon shortbread

    A star rating of 3.3 out of 5.4 ratings

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

  • Shortbread slices in a tin that is set on a garden chair

    Shortbread recipe

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.82 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

  • Chunky chocolate nut bars

    Chunky chocolate nut bars

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.5 ratings

    Adding cinnamon to basic vanilla shortbread lends these bars an extra Christmassy fragrance

  • Double chocolate shortbreads

    Double chocolate shortbreads

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.100 ratings

    You're only five ingredients away from a double chocolate melt-in-your-mouth delight

  • Crisp orange shortbread

    Crisp orange shortbread

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.25 ratings

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

  • Double chocolate shortbread fingers

    Double chocolate shortbread fingers

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.26 ratings

    Dip sweet and crumbly Viennese biscuits in milk and white chocolate for an irresistible tea time treat

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