Spiced Christmas Cookies

Spiced Christmas Cookies

Spiced Christmas cookies are a delightful treat that embodies the warm and cozy flavors of the festive season.

Prep time 1 hour, plus cooling time

Bake time 10 mins 

Makes 2 big ones and 25 small ones


420g plain flour 

130g caster sugar 

250g unsalted butter, at room temperature 

2 large eggs

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 

1/2 teaspoon ground ginger

1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 

Pinch of salt


To finish

Ready to roll fondant


Royal icing

Food colouring of your choice



Tala Large Christmas Tree Cutter

Tala Originals Family Cutter Set 

Tala Icing Bag Set with 8 Nozzles 

Tala Large Snowflake Cookie Cutter




  1. In a large mixing bowl beat together the butter and sugar until fluffy. 
  2. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, the salt and the spices.
  3. Fold in the flour and mix until you make a smooth dough.
  4. Wrap the dough in clingfilm and refrigerate for at least 30 mins.
  5. Roll out the cookie dough on a lightly floured surface to 0.7mm thick.
  6. Using the Christmas cookie cutters cut out your cookies.
  7. Place the cookies onto 2 large baking trays, lined with greaseproof baking paper, leaving some space between them.
  8. Bake in a preheated oven to 200°C/180°C fan/gas 6 for about 10 mins.


  1. Transfer to a wire rack and leave to cool down completely.
  2. Decorate the cookies using fondant or royal icing or both and sprinkles.
  3. Let dry completely before serving. 
  4. Enjoy!


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