Crunch time: 10 best biscuits

Looking for a superior sweet treat to go with your cuppa? We've munched our way through a range of biccies to bring you the most moreish

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Quick to bake and fun to decorate, biscuit recipes are some of the easiest around, as well as being perfect for making with kids. No time? Simply choose from our round-up of the best bought biscuits. Some of them look and taste so home-made that you could easily cheat and pretend you made them anyway and all of them are downright yummy.

We’ve made sure there’s plenty of seasonal cookies in there – so that you can enjoy the best the summer has to offer, whether it’s an M&S Pineapple and White Chocolate Coconut Cookie or a Fortnum’s Afternoon Strawberries and Cream Tea Biscuit. And we’ve been sure to include some old classics too, including the longstanding British favourite: McVities Hobnobs. All you need now is to put the kettle on.

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Hotel Chocolat Boucanier Biscuits are the most indulgent in our round-up. Meanwhile, Memento White Chocolate & Cranberry Chunk Cookies are the best bargain offer.

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1. Duchy Originals Sicilian Lemon All-Butter Shortbread, £1.99 for 150g

2. Marks & Spencer Pineapple and White Chocolate Coconut Cookies, £1.99 for 200g (in store only)

3. McVities Hobnobs, £1.19 for 300g

4. Hotel Chocolat Boucanier Biscuits, £7.50 for 185g

5. Carluccios Honey and Almond Cantucci, £5.50 for 300g

6. Memento White Chocolate & Cranberry Chunk Cookies, 99p for 200g (in store only)

7. Betty’s Yorkshire Gingerbread, £4.75 for 190g

8. Tesco 5 Spotty Candy Soft Cookies, £1.99 for 100g

9. Fortnum’s Afternoon Tea Biscuits, Strawberries and Cream, £12.95

10. Lotus Biscoff Caramelised Biscuits, £1.10 for 100g

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