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Christmas Cookie Recipes

There's something about baking at Christmas that makes you feel that extra bit festive. Not only does baking make your home smell amazing but it will also make you extremely popular! 

Try these delicious cookie, biscuit and mince pie recipes for yourself or alternatively make them as Christmas gifts for your friends and family. 

If you're looking for a more substantial treat try these recipes for Christmas puddings  and Christmas dessert recipes

Posted by Nigella      Makes 35 - 40 biscuits

I couldn’t have Christmas without these, or at least, not happily. Rituals are essential to give us meaning, a sense of ceremony,…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Makes 36

This is the way I make my mince pies, and there is no changing me or them: they are small, to be popped straight into the mouth in…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Makes approx. 20 generous slices

I’ve encountered quite a few versions of chocolate salame in Italy – coming to the conclusion that it’s really an…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Makes 24 bars

No one is ever going to complain about having one of these in their lunchbox, and they're pretty handy to have around in the kitchen…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Makes 33 fingers

I know that biscuits sound like the sort of cooking someone else does, but you need never have baked anything ever in your life to…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Makes approx. 24

I love these dark, fat patties of chocolate shortbread exuberantly topped with festive sprinkles. There’s something so cheering…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Makes 24 bars

It’s not that I felt my usual Rocky Road Crunch Bars needed any improvement (though fiddling with recipes is one of life’s…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Makes 125g / 2 cups

Hokey pokey is a Cornish term for honeycomb. It is wonderful eaten in golden shards or crumbled into the best vanilla ice cream. It…Read on

Posted by Harry12345      Serves 24-30

These are Greek Christmas cookies which are very simple to make and I thought were very appropriate due to the time of year, but of…Read on

Posted by AnLi      Serves 40 - 60

We make these, or a variation of these every Christmas in Finland where I live.Read on

Posted by liv      Serves 0

I don't know if these are typically Norwegian, but in my family we've made them for years. In my mothers handwritten recipe book she…Read on

Posted by AnLi      Serves 30 - 50

I posted a "borrowed" recipe for Gingerbread cookies in an earlier thread, and promised to add my family's traditional recipe as soon…Read on

Posted by cookiesandcats      Serves 6

Christmas cookies.Read on

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