Spiced Christmas tree biscuits

  • Makes 30/35 biscuits
  • Easy

Spice up your Christmas tree with these easy ginger tree biscuits


Hang tempting treats from the tree with this simple recipe from BBC Good Food, perfect for making with kids


  • dark muscovado sugar 175g
  • butter 100g
  • ground ginger 3 tsp
  • Ground cinnamon 1 tsp
  • Plain flour 350g
  • bicarbonate of soda 1 tsp
  • Egg 1


  • Step 1

    Cream the sugar, golden syrup and butter together. Mix the spices and flour in a separate bowl. Dissolve the bicarbonate of soda in 1 tsp of cold water. Make a well in the centre of the dry ingredients, add the melted sugar mix, egg and bicarbonate of soda. Mix well and put in the fridge for one hour.

  • Step 2

    Heat the oven to 190ºC or 170ºC for fan ovens. Thinly roll out the dough on a floured surface and cut into shapes with Christmas cutters, making a small hole in the top of each biscuit with a skewer.

  • Step 3

    Bake for 12-15 minutes, leave to cool and then string with ribbon. You can ice and decorate them if you’d like. Melted dark chocolate drizzled on top tasty delicious!