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Five-ingredient biscuit recipes

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Do some simple storecupboard baking with our clever five-ingredient biscuit recipes. Make a classic shortbread, jammy biscuits or peanut butter cookies.

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  • Shortbread biscuits served on a wooden board with a cup of tea

    Shortbread biscuits

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.167 ratings

    Make these moreish shortbread biscuits using just three ingredients. They're wonderfully crumbly and go perfectly with a cup of tea for a mid-morning treat

  • Simple jammy biscuits

    Simple jammy biscuits

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.232 ratings

    Make a treat that the whole family will enjoy with these jammy biscuits

  • Shaped biscuits on a baking tray

    Basic biscuit dough

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.178 ratings

    This simple recipe for cookie dough can be adapted to suit your tastes – experiment with different shapes and flavours

  • Forgotten cookies

    Forgotten cookies

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.42 ratings

    What's in a name? Pop these in the oven, forget about them overnight, and you'll have crumbly cookies in the morning

  • Basic cookies on a wire rack

    Basic cookies

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.165 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

  • Hanukkah biscuits

    Hanukkah biscuits

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    Good Food reader Danielle Brown shares her grandmother's recipe for savoury Kaak biscuits, traditionally eaten during the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah

  • Peanut butter cookies

    Peanut butter cookies

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.252 ratings

    With just three ingredients, these simple peanut butter cookies will delight kids and grown-ups alike – and they're gluten-free, too

  • Easiest ever biscuits

    Easiest ever biscuits

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.48 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

  • Iced biscuits alongside icing pens

    Simple iced biscuits

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.19 ratings

    Make these sweet iced letters and numbers with your kids during school holidays. They'll have fun making them and then devour them once ready

  • Little almond cookies

    Little almond cookies

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.8 ratings

    These delicate snow-dusted Mexican cookies are rich, crumbly and melt in the mouth

  • 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

  • Hazelnut crisps

    Hazelnut crisps

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.7 ratings

    These thin and delicate nutty biscuits are delicious served with ice cream or creamy desserts or presented in a gift hamper

  • 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

  • Vegan shortbread served on a plate with a cup of tea

    Vegan shortbread

    A star rating of 3.4 out of 5.20 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

  • 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

  • Vanilla shortbread dough

    Vanilla shortbread dough

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.60 ratings

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

  • Lemon & ginger shortbread

    Lemon & ginger shortbread

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.25 ratings

    This zesty teatime shortbread from BBC Good Food reader Jo Foster has a beautiful crumbly texture, plus zingy lemon and warming ginger flavour

  • Coconut & chocolate macaroons

    Coconut & chocolate macaroons

    A star rating of 3.6 out of 5.21 ratings

    A delicious macaroon with the tropical taste of fresh coconut

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

    Shortbread recipe

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.83 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

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