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Viennese Fingers
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Biscuit recipes that prove biscuits are better homemade, including peanut butter biscuits, double chocolate biscuits and homemade custard creams

Easy biscuit recipes to bake at home, including homemade custard creams, double chocolate biscuits sandwiched with a rich ganache filling and smart almond biscotti, perfect for dipping in coffee.

Our pick of biscuit recipes will make you very popular, whether you're sharing them round the office or offering them from a tin over a cup of tea with friends. We've also featured Great British Bake Off winner Jo Wheatley's popular biscuit recipes, including pistachio and orange shortbread and Viennese fingers dipped in smooth chocolate.

Biscuits make great edible gifts that can be made ahead, so you can get your thoughtful gift ready in advance.

These Viennese fingers 'crumble in the hand and melt in the mouth but they require a light touch and real unsalted butter - margarine simply will not work', Jo Wheatley says.

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White Chocolate And Macadamia Cookies

White Chocolate And Macadamia Cookies

These gorgeous white chocolate and macadamia cookies are gooey and crunchy at the same time. You won't want to share them.

Peanut Butter Biscuits

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Peanut Butter Biscuits

Make these peanut butter biscuits and watch them disappear from the biscuit tin.

Double Chocolate Biscuits

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Double Chocolate Biscuits

We filled these chocolate shortbread biscuits with a rich ganache, but you could also fill them with butter cream - try adding peppermint essence too. Make these double chocolate biscuits

Jo Wheatley's Custard Cream Biscuits

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Jo Wheatley's Custard Cream Biscuits

A homemade version of the British teatime favourite, these custard creams are easier than you think but very impressive to share. Make Jo Wheatley's custard cream biscuits

Jo Wheatley's Pistachio and Orange Shortbread Hearts

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Jo Wheatley's Pistachio and Orange Shortbread Hearts

'These two flavours work so well together, and when combined with the gorgeous texture of the shortbread you honestly can't go wrong', Jo says. Make Jo's pistachio and orange shortbread hearts

Cornish Fairing Biscuits

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Cornish Fairing Biscuits

Thin, crispy with a delicious spiciness, this is a traditional Cornish recipe. Make these Cornish fairing biscuits

Gingerbread Biscuits

Gingerbread Biscuits

These gingerbread families will keep the kids entertained for hours! Make these gingerbread biscuits

Almond and Chocolate Biscotti

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Almond and Chocolate Biscotti

Use hazelnuts instead of almonds in this delicious recipe if you prefer. Make these almond and chocolate biscotti

Orange, Pecan and Cranberry Biscotti

Orange, Pecan and Cranberry Biscotti

A w&h favourite, these festive biscotti with fruit and nuts make a great gift. Make these orange, pecan and cranberry biscotti

Cheese Star Biscuits

Cheese Star Biscuits

Be warned: these savoury cheese biscuits are ridiculously moreish. Make these cheese star biscuits

Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Chocolate chunk cookies have bits of real dark chocolate for an adult take on biscuits.