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Easy biscuit recipes

55 Recipes

Fill your biscuit tin with goodies from our collection. Simple bakes like cookies, shortbread and crackers are great to make with kids.

Chocolate fudge crinkle biscuits

4.81818

(22 ratings)

Use storecupboard ingredients to make these moreish chocolate fudge crinkle biscuits. They make the perfect partner to a coffee as an afternoon treat
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Easiest ever biscuits

4.45

(20 ratings)

The simplest biscuits you and the kids will ever bake. We’ve stamped clean toys into these to decorate them - try your own favourite patterns...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Easy chocolate biscuits

4.333335

(33 ratings)

Try this basic recipe for fail-safe biscuits every time. Make a batch of chocolate chip cookies, or adapt it to include nuts, fruit or your favourite sweets
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Ginger biscuits

4.772725

(22 ratings)

Use fresh and ground ginger to make these moreish biscuits. They're perfect served with a cuppa for afternoon tea, or as a treat anytime...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Vegan shortbread

3.6

(5 ratings)

Make our vegan shortbread with olive oil for a buttery flavour and cornflour to get the crumbliness of traditional versions. They taste great with nut butter
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Gingerbread cookies

4.6

(5 ratings)

Put your feet up and enjoy these moreish gingerbread cookies with a cuppa, made with aromatic cloves, ginger, cinnamon and rich black treacle
  • 32 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Basic cookies

4.05263

(19 ratings)

Bake a batch of these easy cookies with just five ingredients – or fewer. A perfect partner to a cup of tea, you can whip them up in no time...
  • 32 mins
  • Easy

Anzac biscuits

4.6

(205 ratings)

These iconic biscuits were originally made to send to the ANZACs (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps) serving in Gallipoli
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Simple jammy biscuits

4.776315

(152 ratings)

Make a treat that the whole family will enjoy with these jammy biscuits
  • 22 mins
  • Easy

Vintage chocolate chip cookies

4.776595

(470 ratings)

An easy chocolate chip cookie recipe for soft biscuits with a squidgy middle that will impress family and friends. Make plenty as they're sure to be a hit...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Basic biscuit dough

4.28369

(141 ratings)

This simple recipe for cookie dough can be adapted to suit your tastes- experiment with different shapes and flavours
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Pistachio & cranberry cookies

4.660195

(103 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

Shortbread recipe

4.65

(60 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

Freezer biscuits

4.592105

(76 ratings)

Everyone needs a treat now and again! These oat-packed biscuits are designed to be stored in the freezer – simply bake when the mood strikes...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Unicorn biscuits

4.066665

(15 ratings)

Swirly vanilla cookies, edged with sprinkles and stars – these unicorn-inspired biscuits are ideal for kids' parties or as a fun home baking activity...
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Angry biscuits

3.333335

(3 ratings)

The antidote to rainbow foods. Take all your stress out on the dough then chop it into shards, throw chocolate at it and give it a kick of chilli and ginger
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Cherry shortbread hearts

4

(29 ratings)

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

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

Gingerbread man

3.714285

(77 ratings)

Even the smallest hands can help make these gingerbread men – perfect for Christmas. You can use raisins, sultanas or Smarties to decorate...
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Vegan gingerbread people

3.77778

(9 ratings)

Switch the butter for coconut oil, eggs for chia and use chickpea water in royal icing to make these easy, totally vegan Christmas gingerbread biscuits
  • 42 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Florentine biscuits

5

(10 ratings)

We've given the classic Florentine a chocolate covered biscuity base so they're perfect for dunking. Enjoy yourself or give as a homemade gift...
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy

Viennese whirls

4.84375

(32 ratings)

These elegant, buttery biscuits might look extra impressive but they're surprisingly easy to make. Dip in chocolate for an extra sweet treat...
  • 57 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Alfajores

5

(4 ratings)

These melt-in-the-mouth shortbread-like cookies originate from South America and are filled with dulce de leche and rolled in desiccated coconut
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

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