Tag: Christmas cookies

Biscuits, Cookies, Christmas

Spiced Biscuits – For Christmas

Spiced Biscuits for Christmas are perfect for snacking. They are ideal not only during the festive season but also at any time of the year. These biscuits, or cookies, boast a lovely soft texture with a nice chew. Abundant warming spices provide a great flavour, enhanced by citrus zests. A covering of lemon icing or […]

Biscuits, Cookies, Christmas

Lady’s Kisses – Baci Di Dama

Bite-sized little treasures that are a taste sensation in the mouth. I thought a lovely treat for Christmas would be a popular Italian cookie/biscuit known as Baci di dama, which translates as Lady’s Kisses.  These are tiny little biscuit sandwiched together with some chocolate.  The weight of each biscuit, before baking, is 5 grams so […]

Biscuits, Cookies

Perkins – Scottish Biscuits

An old-fashioned Scottish biscuit that is full of flavour with a lovely texture too.  I recently came across what seemed to be a lovely recipe for a spiced biscuit(cookie).  It was on the National Trust For Scotland website .  The biscuits are called Perkins, and the the recipe is very simple.  I believe the biscuits have […]

Biscuits, Cookies, Christmas

Spiced Cookies – Speculaas

Getting ready for Christmas and the holiday season I thought I would try out another cookie, from the low countries, Belgium and The Netherlands(and elsewhere too I suspect).  Speculaas are a crunchy cookie that are usually made with the dough being pressed into moulds to create a shape.  They are eaten on St Nicholas Eve […]