Biscuit and cookie recipes don’t come more delicious than these. We’ve got biscuits and cookies for all occasions – from weddings, picnics and tea-break treats. Which one is your favourite?

1. Union Jack Flag Cookies

 

Union Jack flag cookies

These cute Union Jack flag biscuits are a fun way of celebrating a royal celebration – don’t forget it’s the 60th anniversary of the Queen’s Coronation in July and there’s also the London Anniversary Games in the same month. They are a easy bake, what you’ll need is a flag shaped cookie cutter, some red, white and blue icing and a sturdy piping bag.

Get the recipe for Union Jack flag cookies

2. Spring Meadow Biscuits

 

Spring Meadow Biscuits

Home-baked biscuits always taste much nicer than bought, and these are so easy to make, too. With pink, yellow and white icing and topped with sugar sprinkles they are the perfect teatime treat for the spring. Present in a basket wrapped with some cellophane to make a thoughtful gift.

Get the recipe for Spring Meadow Biscuits

3. Quickest Ever Peanut Cookies

 

Quickest ever peanut cookies

These delicious cookies take 10 minutes to prepare and 15 minutes in the oven. Perfect for that last minute sweet treat decision. Just five ingredients including Golden Syrup and some generous helpings of crunchy peanut butter.

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4. Colourful Candy Cookies

 

Colourful candy cookies

These colourful biscuits are studded with Smarties and a doddle to bake. They can also be stored for up to 3-4 days, if kept in an air-tight container – and if there’s any left! Which we doubt.

Get the recipe for Colourful Candy Cookies

5. Lemon Shortbread Easter Cookies

 

Lemon shortbread Easter cookies

These Easter-themed biscuits might look difficult but  kids will love helping you make these shortbread eggs and rabbits. They’re decorated with Smarties and sugar balls and would be great for Easter Sunday on 31 March.

Get the recipe for Lemon shortbread eggs and rabbits

6. Cupcake cookies

 

Cupcake cookies

Love cupcakes but perhaps find all that buttercream a little rich? Cupcake cookies are what you need! Bake simple biscuits with a few drops of vanilla extract and decorate them to look like colourful cakes with this simple recipe. Job done.

Get the recipe for Cupcake cookies

7. Gooey Chocolate Cookies

 

Gooey chocolate cookies

A super crunchy and yet gooey brownie-style chocolate cookie. The crunch factor comes from chopped chocolate and pecan nuts. You can prepare the cookie batter ahead of time and keep it in the freezer.

Get the recipe for Gooey Chocolate Cookies

8. Wedded Bliss Biscuits

 

Wedded bliss biscuits

Summer is on the horizon and with it wedding season! These mini- biscuits are in the shape of a bride and groom. Great for a wedding buffet for someone you know – wash down with tea or pink champagne to celebrate.

Get the recipe for Wedded Bliss Biscuits

9. White Chocolate and Honey Cookies

 

White chocolate and honey cookies

This crunchy cookie is topped with pecans and has a little extra sweetness thanks to sugar, white chocolate and honey. Perfect with a cuppa.

Get the recipe for White Chocolate and Honey Cookies

10. Peppermint cream biscuits

 

Peppermint cream biscuits

This is a vintage classic from theWoman’s Weekly archives and first appeared in our magazine in June 1956. There’s peppermint cream in the middle and a final flourish of chocolate on top.

Get the recipe for Peppermint Cream Biscuits

11. Quinoa Crunchies

 

Quinoa crunchies

A healthy treat. These biscuits are made using quinoa which give them extra crunch. The mixture can be made in advance and frozen which makes them super easy to make and bake.

Get the recipe for Quinoa Crunchies

12. Jammy Sandwich Biscuits

 

Jammy sandwich biscuits

Shortbread-style biscuits sandwiched with raspberry jam – just like Jammy Dodgers! Great for any family occasion and an easy recipe to make with the kids.

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13. Choc n’ Nut Cookies

 

Choc n' nut cookies

Our cookery editor Sue McMahon shows you how to make these in her video tutorial. They’re packed with choc chips and nuts – what could be better?

Get the recipe for Choc n’ Nut Cookies and see a video of how to make Choc n’ Nut cookies

14. Chocolate Chip and Oat Cookies

 

Choc chip and oat cookies

These couldn’t be any easier to bake – and are a perfect oat snack biscuit for the whole family – with added sweetness from the chocolate chips.

Get the recipe for Chocolate Chip Oat Cookies

15. Jammy Button Biscuits

 

Jammy button biscuits

These biscuits are melt-in-the-mouth biscuits and dolloped with apricot or raspberry jam. The family will love them.

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16. Gluten-Free Coconut Cookies

 

Gluten free coconut cookies

If you have wheat allergy these crunchy coconut biscuits are perfect as they are gluten free and great for dunking in tea.

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17. Salted Pecan Cookies

 

Salted Pecan Cookies

Are choc chunks and pecans the perfect combination? No need to answer that – just make these cookies to find out. The cookie dough can be frozen in a roll, so you can slice off as many rounds as you need.

Get the recipe for Salted Pecan Cookies

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