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Need a lovely Christmas cookie recipe that's not cinnamon

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sweetheart Sun 12-Nov-17 19:35:25

Hi. If like to make my sister some Christmas cookies but she doesn't like cinnamon. Does anyone have any lovely recipes please?

DonkeyOaty Sun 12-Nov-17 19:47:10

Not a cookie but JO shortbread is amazing.
link I don't bother flavouring with anything, just the basic flour/sugar/butter is meltingly gorgeous.

ColinsVeryJolly Sun 12-Nov-17 20:47:46

I love me a Shrewsbury biscuit

ja9r Sun 12-Nov-17 20:49:35

cranberry and orange

or cranberry and white choc?

FlaviaAlbia Sun 12-Nov-17 20:53:25

I make hazelnut biscuits by making 3-2-1 biscuits but substituting some of the flour for hazelnuts I've blitzed in a processor and toasted.

I tend to wing it so I'm not exactly sure of the ratios but probably half flour half hazelnut.

Ricekrispie22 Mon 13-Nov-17 06:09:06

If she likes chocolate and you're not adverse to a spot of decorating, then try these
BBC Good Food fruity biscotti
Sainsbury's jammy star biscuits
I add chunks of white chocolate to these cranberry and pistachio biscuits
Tesco have an absolutely gorgeous Lebkuchen recipe that used mixed spice but not cinnamon.

curragh Mon 13-Nov-17 06:27:49

Definitely Nigella's White Chocolate, cranberry and pecan cookies (recipe on line if you google it)

JenniferYellowHat1980 Mon 13-Nov-17 08:18:43

My gran makes lovely cherry shortbread biscuits. Can’t find the goddam recipe though.

funmummy48 Mon 13-Nov-17 08:35:50

Stained glass window biscuits. You cut a shape out of the middle & fill it with crushed, boiled sweets which melt in the oven to form a "window pane"? Google it for a recipe.

goose1964 Mon 13-Nov-17 18:08:51

Bigelow has several in her Christmas book, or just leave it out or replace with grated rind of an 🍊

goose1964 Mon 13-Nov-17 18:10:02

Where the hell did Bigelow come from, Nigella obvs

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