9 Shortbread Gifts offering a taste of Scotland this Christmas


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Enjoy a fine taste of Scotland with today’s selection of shortbread gifts.

Featuring ideas from Walker’s and Dean’s, we start with an exclusive gift idea offering a range of exciting flavours combined with melt-in-the-mouth all-butter Scottish shortbread.

1. Dean’s Holly Jolly Christmas

Dean's Holly Jolly Christmas

Dean’s Holly Jolly Christmas (Supplied)

Have a holly jolly Christmas with our exclusive shortbread gift offering a little citrusy zing, a generous helping of chocolate and scrumptious sticky toffee flavours.

All waiting to be shared and enjoyed with friends and family, your chosen recipient will enjoy all-butter shortbread rounds in their classic form as well as sticky toffee flavour.

Also featuring spiced clementine squares and chocolatey stars, this is quite the gift for shortbread fans.

Gift contains:

  • Baby McCoo All Butter Shortbread Rounds
  • Sticky Toffee Pudding Shortbread Rounds
  • Spiced Clementine Shortbread Squares
  • Christmas Shortbread Assortment
  • Chocolatey Shortbread Stars

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2. Dean’s Christmas Extravaganza

Dean's Christmas Extravaganza

Dean’s Christmas Extravaganza (Supplied)

Another exclusive, the Christmas Extravaganza from Dean’s offers spectacular flavours.

Warming ginger, festive clementine and classic spiced ginger are just some notable tastes to look forward to.

Gift contains:

  • Belgian Chocolate & Orange Shortbread Rounds
  • Belgian Chocolate & Ginger Shortbread Rounds
  • Sticky Toffee Pudding Shortbread Rounds
  • Christmas Shortbread Assortment
  • Chocolatey Shortbread Stars
  • Spiced Clementine Shortbread Squares
  • Spiced Gingerbread Shortbread Squares

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3. Walker’s Strathspey Hamper

Walker's Strathspey Hamper

Walker’s Strathspey Hamper (Supplied)

With this next gift idea, tuck into an assortment of treats including Petticoat tails, crunchy oatcakes, and hard-to-resist Raspberry and White chocolate cookies!

Did you know? Still using a traditional recipe to this day, Walker’s was founded in 1898!

Gift contains:

  • Shortbread Fingers
  • Petticoat Tails Shortbread
  • Assorted Shortbread
  • Thick & Crunchy Oatcakes
  • Raspberry & White Chocolate Cookies
  • Hazelnut & Chocolate Chunk Biscuits
  • Slab Sultana & Cherry Cake

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4. Dean’s A Little Bird Told me… It’s Christmas!

Dean's A Little Bird Told me… It's Christmas!

Dean’s A Little Bird Told me… It’s Christmas! (Supplied)

A beautiful “Bobbin Robbin” tin filled with all-butter shortbread squares takes centre stage with this next festive gift idea.

Accompanied by treats including chocolate orange rounds and extra mature cheddar bites (catering to the savoury), enjoy the celebrations in style with this tasty offering from Dean’s.

Gift contains:

  • Belgian Chocolate & Ginger Shortbread Rounds
  • “Bobbin Robin” All Butter Shortbread Squares
  • Extra Mature Cheddar Bites
  • Chocolate Orange Shortbread Rounds

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5. Walker’s Aberlour Hamper

Walker's Aberlour Hamper

Walker’s Aberlour Hamper (Supplied)

Send someone special a traditional taste of Scotland with the Walker’s Aberlour Hamper. Arriving in a striking jute bag, your chosen recipient will receive treats such as Petticoat tails, Chocolate Chip shortbread, Highlanders and Ecclefechan tarts!

Did you know? Ecclefechan tarts are named after the town in Dumfries and Galloway

Gift contains:

  • Petticoat Tails Shortbread
  • Chocolate Chip Shortbread
  • Highlanders Shortbread
  • Biscuits for Cheese
  • Salted Caramel & Milk Chocolate Cookie
  • Slab Sultana Cake
  • Ecclefechan Tarts

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6. Dean’s Christmas Wishes

Dean's Christmas Wishes

Dean’s Christmas Wishes (Supplied)

Another exclusive to us, send Christmas wishes in style with this fine Scottish shortbread selection from Dean’s.

Featuring a cute “All Ears” tin filled with delicious all-butter shortbread, featured hamper favourites include spiced gingerbread, sour cherry with dark chocolate and tasty-looking chocolate-coated stars.

Gift contains:

  • “All Ears” All Butter Shortbread Squares
  • Christmas Shortbread Assortment
  • Spiced Gingerbread Shortbread Squares
  • Sour Cherry & Dark Chocolate Shortbread Rounds
  • Chocolatey Shortbread Stars

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7. Dean’s Oor Friends

Dean's Oor Friends

Dean’s Oor Friends (Supplied)

Featuring a classic tin of Oor Wullie shortbread and a Jocks travels selfie box filled with the fine Scottish treat, work from artist Steven Brown adds the final touches to this excellent gift idea.

Featuring his iconic McCoo artwork decorating a tin filled with Stem Ginger cookies, tuck into a host of fine Scottish flavours this festive season with “Oor Friends”.

Gift contains:

  • Oor Wullie All Butter Shortbread Assortment
  • Auld Scottie McCoo Stem Ginger Cookies
  • Jockstravels Edinburgh Castle Shortbread Rounds

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8. Walker’s Festive Hamper

Walker's Festive Hamper

Walker’s Festive Hamper (Supplied)

Offering a selection of luxury delights to enjoy throughout the festive season, this final entry from Walker’s is the perfect gift for those tricky-to-buy presents for.

Containing a host of festive flavours including Gingerbread men, mince pies and iced fruit slab, this gift will arrive neatly packed in a reusable jute bag.

Gift contains:

  • Festive Shapes Shortbread
  • Festive Shortbread Fingers
  • Gingerbread Men
  • Bag Mini Christmas Tree Shortbread
  • Orange Royals
  • Mini Mince Pies
  • Salted Carmel & Milk Chocolate Cookies
  • Thick & Crunchy Oatcakes
  • Iced Rich Fruit Slab Cake

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9. Dean’s Cheese Bites Selection Hamper

Dean's Cheese Bites Selection Hamper

Dean’s Cheese Bites Selection Hamper (Supplied)

Last but not least, this final shortbread hamper offers up plenty of post-Christmas lunch nibble inspiration.

One to consider for cheese lovers, enjoy a selection of cheese bites in delightful flavours ranging from cheddar and chilli to cheddar and caramelised onion.

Presented in a lovely jute bag, this is a lovely wee treat catering to savoury tastes.

Gift contains:

  • Extra Mature Cheddar Bites
  • Extra Mature Cheddar and Chilli Bites
  • Extra Mature Cheddar and Black Pepper Bites
  • Extra Mature Cheddar Cheddar and Caramalised Onion
  • Dean’s Jute Bag

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