Biscuits of different shapes on red surface

Easy biscuit recipes

49 Recipes

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

Easiest ever biscuits

4.6875

(4 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

Pistachio & coriander seed biscuits

0

(0 ratings)

Serve these crunchy pistachio biscuits with a creamy dessert like our strawberry labneh – they’re a perfect match. Or simply enjoy with a cup of tea...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Anzac biscuits

4.624235

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These iconic biscuits were originally made to send to the ANZACs (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps) serving in Gallipoli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

4.755725

(131 ratings)

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

Vintage chocolate chip cookies

4.799745

(196 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

4.417375

(118 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

4.667685

(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

Shortbread recipe

4.633335

(45 ratings)

Bake these classic 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

Custard & white chocolate biscuits

4.817165

(67 ratings)

A chocolate chip cookie and custard cream in one - super-simple and they'll keep in the biscuit tin for a fortnight
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Freezer biscuits

4.631145

(61 ratings)

Everyone needs a treat now and again, and these biscuits are packed with oats, which takes away some of the guilt
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Unicorn biscuits

4.583335

(6 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

5

(1 rating)

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

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

Espresso, hazelnut & chocolate shortbread

5

(2 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

Double ginger gingerbread men

3.84722

(54 ratings)

Even the smallest hands can help make these friendly little fellows made with a versatile gingerbread recipe
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Vegan gingerbread people

5

(2 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

(2 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

5

(10 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

(2 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

Orange, oat & sultana cookies

4.71111

(45 ratings)

Cookies don't have to be a guilty pleasure - these tasty treats from Leiths School of Food and Wine are superhealthy
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Banoffee s'mores

5

(1 rating)

We love a classic American-style melty marshmallow s'more, so we created our own banana and toffee version with caramel sauce and chocolate oat biscuits
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Rye & pumpkin seed crackers

0

(0 ratings)

Making your own crispbreads is an extra-special touch - top these seeded biscuits with paté, cheese and chutney
  • 1 hour and 50 mins
  • Easy

Gooey chocolate cherry cookies

4.526075

(163 ratings)

If you like American-style cookies, you’ll love these pale, chewy delights. Plus, they can be baked from frozen
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

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