Christmas Tree Biscuits

Make decorating the Christmas Tree, extra special this year with these super simple and scrumptious gingerbread Christmas Tree Biscuits! Not only are they really fun to make, but they look gorgeous on the Christmas Tree and also make lovely hand-made gifts for family and friends!

Read on for the recipe – and do share pictures of your Christmas Tree Biscuits with us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram we would love to see them!

Christmas Tree Biscuits Recipe

Ingredients

  • 250g Plain Flour
  • 50g Light Soft Brown Sugar
  • 75g Butter
  • 50g Golden Syrup
  • 2 Free-Range Egg Yolks
  • ½ tsp Bicarbonate of Soda
  • ½ tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp Ground Ginger

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4.

  2. Mix together the butter, light brown sugar and gold syrup in a pan and stir on a low heat.

  3. In a separate bowl, sift in the plain flour and add the ground cinnamon, ground ginger, bicarbonate of soda and then the egg yolk.

  4. Create a well in the center of the flour mixture and pour in the warm butter, sugar and syrup mixture from the pan. Mix all ingredient together well with a spoon, then once a stiff dough starts to form, knead until well combined.

  5. Form a large ball from the dough and wrap up in clingfilm. Now place the dough in the fridge for appox 30 minutes.

  6. Once the dough has been chilled, remove from the fridge and roll out to a 3mm thickness.

  7. Use an assortment of biscuit cutters to stamp out your biscuits into shapes and remember to cut a small hole near the top of the biscuits so that ribbon can be threaded through them later.

  8. Place the biscuit dough onto a greased baking sheet and bake for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown.

  9. Once baked, remove from the oven and place on a cooling rack.

  10. Decorate biscuits with icing and ribbon and hang on the Chrsitmas Tree.

Download the recipe below…

Christmas Tree Biscuits

Ingredients

  • 250 Grams Plain Flour
  • 50 Grams Light Soft Brown Sugar
  • 75 Grams Butter
  • 50 Grams Golden Syrup
  • 2 Free-Range Egg Yolks
  • ½ tbsp Bicarbonate of Soda
  • ½ tbsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp Ground Ginger

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4.

  2. Mix together the butter, light brown sugar and gold syrup in a pan and stir on a low heat.

  3. In a separate bowl, sift in the plain flour and add the ground cinnamon, ground ginger, bicarbonate of soda and then the egg yolk.

  4. Create a well in the center of the flour mixture and pour in the warm butter, sugar and syrup mixture from the pan. Mix all ingredient together well with a spoon, then once a stiff dough starts to form, knead until well combined.

  5. Form a large ball from the dough and wrap up in clingfilm. Now place the dough in the fridge for appox 30 minutes.

  6. Once the dough has been chilled, remove from the fridge and roll out to a 3mm thickness.

  7. Use an assortment of biscuit cutters to stamp out your biscuits into shapes and remember to cut a small hole near the top of the biscuits so that ribbon can be threaded through them later.

  8. Place the biscuit dough onto a greased baking sheet and bake for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown.

  9. Once baked, remove from the oven and place on a cooling rack.

  10. Decorate biscuits with icing and ribbon and hang on the Chrsitmas Tree.

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