22 biscuit recipes
Who doesn't love a biscuit and a good cup of tea? Try traditional treats including ginger shortbreads and jammy dodgers, or bake one of our fun twists such as peanut butter thumbprint cookies
Our best biscuit recipes and cookies recipes are quick and easy to bake. Shortbread biscuits and chocolate biscuits, we have them all. Bake some homemade cookies for an afternoon tea party, or make some shortbreads with your kids for some weekend fun.
Best biscuit recipes
This crumbly shortbread with sweet and peppery root ginger is topped with crystallised stem ginger to add a final sweet touch. Perfect for elevenses with a hot cup of tea, or alternatively with strawberries and cream for dessert.
These Anzac biscuits, made using oats, golden syrup and desiccated coconut, really hit the spot when you’re craving something sweet.
We've given the ultimate classic biscuit a posh makeover. This Jammie Dodger recipe gives a childhood favourite biscuit an update, it's a really impressive tea time snack.
The mighty digestive is a deserving classic. Thanks to this recipe by Regula Ysewijn you can make your own at home and enjoy them oven-warm.
This recipe from baking legend Edd Kimber makes some seriously good chocolate cookies. We call them volcanoes because as they bake, they erupt and spread into fabulous, fudgy cookies.
Barazek cookies or biscuits are thin, crispy and usually come with sesame and pistachios. They're easy-to-make and are traditionally served as sweet treats in Syrian bakeries.
Chocolate and peanut butter is a classic combination, and these double-dipped peanut biscuits really make the most of it. They're super easy to make and are a delicious sweet treat.
Made with cocoa and pistachio, these nutty treats are quick and easy to bake. Make plenty – they won't last for long when the family spots them.
These buttery, melt-in-the-mouth biscuits with a fluffy marshmallow filling are a tea-time blast from the past.
This shortbread recipe is the perfect way to blend sweet and salty flavours for a moreish effect. It's a quick and easy traybake and will please a crowd. We love traybakes, so we've created a collection right here.
Add cobnuts (part of the hazelnut family) to your shortbread and your teatime treat just got a whole lot better.
Check out our best chocolate chip cookie recipe, soft and chewy in the middle with a perfectly crisp outside. Packed with oozing dark chocolate and topped with sea salt flakes, these quick cookies make an easy weekend treat.
Check out this showstopper recipe for zesty lemon and pink pepper shortbread with lemon mousse. Pink peppercorns have an almost citrusy zing so pair brilliantly with the lemon.
Check out this moreish recipe for homemade bourbon biscuits with creamy rhubarb liqueur ice cream. You’ll be left with extra biscuits and ice cream from this recipe for later.
This homemade biscuit recipe is an original take on Scottish shortbread with a crunch of walnut and a piney aroma of rosemary. Try drizzling with dark chocolate for a special touch and serve with a cup of tea.
If you love Nutella then you'll love these seriously moreish malted chocolate cookies with walnuts. These chewy salty-sweet treats go perfectly with your mid-morning tea. Get even more Nutella recipes here.
Ready in just 20 minutes, our florentine biscuits are the perfect accompaniment to your morning coffee. White chocolate can be very sweet, so caramelising gives it a toffee-like dimension – think posh Caramac bars.
If you’re a Jammie Dodgers fan you’ll love these sandwich biscuits with crunchy poppy seeds and their creamy, zesty filling.
Here are some of our fun baking recipes using our favourite biscuits and cookies...
What's better than a chocolate Bourbon biscuit? Chocolate Bourbon brownies! Trust us, you'll need to make a double batch. Try our best brownie recipes for more baking inspiration.
Check out these super fun blondies using a children's classic biscuit, Jammie Dodgers. These moreish white chocolate blondies are a great alternative to a traditional brownie and will go perfectly with your afternoon cuppa.
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Ever thought of adding custard creams to your blondie mixture? It's genius! Have a go this weekend.