Campbell's bakery in Crieff give a great recipe to warm you up this winter - spiced shortbread biscuits

  • 20
  • makes 36
  • Easy
These crisp buttery biscuits combine Scottish tradition with the flavours and smells of the festive season – a perfect combination and lovely to give as a gift or to make with children.


  • 335 grams of Unsalted Butter
  • 5 grams of Salt
  • 165 grams of Caster Sugar
  • 75 grams of Cornflour
  • 425 grams of Plain Flour
  • 10 grams of Ground Cinnamon
  • 5 grams of Ground Nutmeg


Spiced shortbread biscuits

Put the caster sugar, butter and salt into mixing bowl and then cream together till light in colour.

Sieve flour, cornflour, cinnamon and nutmeg together.

Add to mixing bowl and mix till clear.

Turn onto lightly floured worktop.

Roll evenly to approx 7.5mm thick. Cut out in desired shapes.

Place on non-stick trays or lined with silicone paper.

Bake in oven pre-heated to 380oF, 190oC (or 170oC fan), gas 4.

Bake for 15 – 16 mins (less if biscuits are thinner).

Dredge with caster sugar whilst still warm.

Put the kettle on for a cuppa.


• For this and more recipes like it, check out the Campbell’s bakery homepage here.

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