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Bake yourself or your loved ones a tasty treat this Christmas
Forget festive mince pies with added whisky, these Wilkos gin cookies are crafted to delight your taste buds - all you need is a gin advent calendar (opens in new tab) for the a festive season full of merriment.
With the addition of lemon for the zesty flavour,these cookies will just melt-in-your-mouth.
But before you start drooling, you will have to bake them yourself - but the method is easy - simply add eggs, butter and gin and voila!
- View the Make Your Own Gin Cookies kit here (opens in new tab)
DEAL IN FULL: The Wilkos make your own Gin Cookies kit - £5 (opens in new tab)
No serving of scrumptious lemon gin cookies would be complete without a special gin glass shaped cookie cutter to make them look the part too.
Unfortunately the cookie dough is not suitable formilk, soya and egg allergy sufferers due to manufacturing methods.
Ingredients include - lemon flavour cookie mix, enriched wheat flour (wheat flour, niacin, reduced iron, thiamine mononitrate, riboflavin, folic acid), sugar, dextrose, flavourings, salt, acidity regulator (citric acid).
Store in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight.
VIEW THE WILKOS MAKE YOUR OWN GIN COOKIES IN FULL HERE (opens in new tab)
With the keepsake cookie cutter it enables you to make some non-alcoholic cookies too - either divide the mixture evenly before adding the gin to one half only, or simply make a new batch of cookie dough and don't add the gin.
But make sure you clearly mark which is alcoholic and which isn't or there will be trouble.
Making your own sweet treats is not only more thoughtful, but also shows that you have put time and effort into making the perfect gift for someone you love.
The metal cookie cutter enables you to make them time and time again - and experiment with other festive flavours.
Or if you'd prefer to keep the cookie mix in the tin and give it as an unbaked gift to someone who you think is better at baking then make sure you pop round over the festive period to taste the baked good gift.
After all, we've all got that one friend who can cook like like Mary Berry...
Selina is a Senior Entertainment Writer with more than 15 years of experience in newspapers and magazines. She has covered all things Entertainment for GoodtoKnow, Woman&Home and My Imperfect Life. Before joining Future Publishing, Selina graduated from the University of Sheffield in 2006 with a degree in Journalism. She is fully NCTJ and NCE qualified and has 100wpm shorthand.
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