Christmas biscuits

There’s nothing more festive than the aroma of Christmas baking wafting through your home. We can guarantee a full-on delight for the senses with these Christmas cookies and biscuits.

Try our gingerbread soldiers, brandy butter shortbread, classic lebkuchen and more, here.

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Melomakarona (Greek Christmas biscuits)

Christmas recipes from around the world

Melomakarona (Greek Christmas biscuits)

Irini Tzortzoglou shares her recipe for melomakarona, traditional Greek honey biscuits usually made at Christmastime. Irini says: “I’ve lived in...

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Gingerbread s’mores tree

Gingerbread ideas for Christmas

Gingerbread s’mores tree

Forget gingerbread houses – this year, it’s all about the gingerbread tree! Break off a few pieces, sandwich one of...

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Mulling-spiced apple biscuits for cheese

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Mulling-spiced apple biscuits for cheese

Oats, parmesan and apples are given a heady mulling spice kick to create a seriously good cheeseboard biscuit. They’re buttery,...

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Rose petal jam crescents

Christmas baking recipes

Rose petal jam crescents

“Beloved all over Romania, there are many local variations on these jam crescents, but no Christmas table is complete without...

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Cocoa and vanilla cookies

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Cocoa and vanilla cookies

Irina Georgescu shares her recipe for Romanian cocoa and vanilla cookies. In Romania, these pretty swirled biscuits are enjoyed with...

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Chocolate-coated flower creams

Christmas biscuits

Chocolate-coated flower creams

Looking for an edible gift to give this Christmas? Take a look at these gorgeous chocolate-covered flower creams; dark on...

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Honey and pine nut nougat

Christmas baking recipes

Honey and pine nut nougat

Get creative this Christmas with these charming honey and pine nut nougat pieces – they make a special edible gift...

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Homemade Christmas shortbread

Christmas baking recipes

Homemade Christmas shortbread

If you fancy making your own homemade gifts this Christmas, these spiced orange Christmas biscuits make a wonderful treat to...

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Christmas gingerbread men

Christmas baking recipes

Christmas gingerbread men

We’ve taken inspiration from our favourite Christmas ballet, The Nutcracker, to create these happy gingerbread soldiers. You could use a regular...

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Christmas cookies

Christmas biscuits

Christmas cookies

These lightly spiced cookies can be made in advance, then kept in the fridge for a week. Just slice and...

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Brandy butter shortbread

Christmas baking recipes

Brandy butter shortbread

Thane Prince’s Christmas shortbread recipe is a brilliant way to use up leftover brandy butter. They’re easy to make and...

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Dove biscuits

Christmas baking recipes

Dove biscuits

Decorate the Christmas tree with these gorgeous spiced dove biscuits flavoured with orange, ginger and cinnamon. The dove is also...

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Soft amaretti

Christmas baking recipes

Soft amaretti

If you can bring yourself to give them away, these easy amaretti biscuits make a wonderful edible Christmas gift.

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Spiced lebkuchen

Christmas baking recipes

Spiced lebkuchen

Lebkuchen is a traditional German Christmas recipe. These spice-laden star biscuits are full of festive flavours and undeniably moreish. Take...

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Christmas tree biscuits

Christmas biscuits

Christmas tree biscuits

Edible decorations are a novelty at Christmas – these gingerbread biscuits look great and taste even better. Make extra for...

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Festive hanging biscuits

Christmas baking recipes

Festive hanging biscuits

Mima Sinclair’s gingerbread biscuits add an element of fun, and taste, to your tree. Easy to decorate they are perfect...

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