Best Of

New Zealand Woman's Weekly's Christmas baking recipes

Give Christmas gifts from the kitchen this year with these beautiful treats for your friends and family.

  • 1

    Christmas hazelnut biscuits

    Your friends and family will marvel at these artistic and clever Christmas hazelnut cookies.

    Now to love|

  • 2

    Cranberry Christmas truffles

    These are so good – imagine a full chocolate flavour and sweet chewy fruit. Just make sure you leave some for Santa! They are also ideal for junior samplers as the recipe contains no alcohol.

    Now to love|

  • 4

    Star biscuits

    These raspberry filled biscuits are fun to make and look delicious, piled up on a plate and dusted with icing sugar.

    Now to love|

  • 5

    Rum and raisin truffles

    A decadent gift to be served with coffee and a little tipple on the side.

    Now to love|

  • 6

    Christmas oat biscuits

    This is the perfect baker’s present. Buy a jar and fill it with the flour, coconut, oats, seeds and cranberries. Then present it, along with the recipe, to a friend or loved one.

    Now to love|

  • 7

    Spiced nuts

    An easy, tasty gift idea.

    Now to love|

  • 8

    Festive biscotti

    This festive biscotti uses a basic biscotti recipe but the taste is altered with different types of nuts, chocolate and fruit.

    Now to love|