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Christmas Cookie Recipe

Candy Cane & White Chocolate Cookies

Easy & fun Christmas cookie recipe to add to the festive fun with the kids 

Course Dessert
Keyword Cookies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 10 cookies


  • 100 g Unsalted Butter
  • 75 g Caster Sugar
  • 2 tsp Golden Syrup
  • 175 g Self-Raising Flour
  • 1 tbsp Milk dairy or non-dairy
  • 100 g Cooking White Chocolate chunks
  • 2 Peppermint Candy Canes roughly crushed


  1. Preheat fan oven to 180 degrees and line a few baking trays with parchment baking paper

  2. In a mixing bowl cream the butter and add in the sugar and combine well with a whisk or wooden spoon

  3. Add in the golden syrup and stir 

  4. Add in the flour and milk and combine well

  5. Add in the white chocolate and candy cane chunks and mix in evenly

  6. On a clean and floured surface spoon out the cookie dough and using your hand or a wooden spoon create sausage shape and using a knife divide into 10 even slices 

  7. Using floured hands, roll the slices into balls and place onto the lined baking tray and using your palms lightly flatten the dough into a cookie shape. TIP: Just remember to space the cookie out as they will expand while baking  

  8. Bake for around 10-15 minutes

  9. Remove from the oven and leave for a few minutes to cool slightly before transferring them to the a cooling rack 

  10. Enjoy straight away or leave to cool and store in an airtight container for a few days at room temperature