Proving you've taken extra time and thought to prepare Christmas cookies for everyone will always be appreciated, so why not try baking a round of Christmas biscuits as a gift, or to share when visiting friends over the festive period.
Christmas cookies really are so simple to make, sometimes only requiring 3 ingredients. But dressed up and decorated in the right way, they will give your gift extra special meaning. Whether you cook a simple Christmas shortbread biscuit and tie red ribbons to create Christmas tree decorations or go for a traditional German lebkuchen biscuit recipe with gorgeous seasonal ingredients like cloves and nutmeg, we guarantee your Christmas cookie gift will put a smile on your recipient's face.
Of course, giving Christmas biscuits is also cost-effective, leaving you with a budget to splash out on beautiful boxes, decorations and ribbons to wrap up your biscuits, ready to present to friends. Click through our recipes for Christmas cookies now for instant inspiration...
Snowflake biscuits (pictured) are so easy to make, but with a very pretty look, which makes them extra special for Christmas.
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