If you're not already in the Christmas mood, whipping up one of these festive recipes will do the job.

There's nothing like curling up on the couch with a Christmas film and something sweet to nibble on, but if you want to really get in the yuletide spirit, why not try and make something yourself?

From classic mince pies to warming spiced Christmas cookies, these are some of our favourite festive recipes, and all are a joy to make at home.

Eunice Power's Christmas mince pies

Eva Lawes' Christmas wreath biscuits

Kevin's Christmas pudding meringue roulade

Canelé Christmas trolls

Donal Skehan's Swedish cinnamon buns

Christmas madeleines

Shane Smith's Bramley apple Christmas crumble cake

Chocolate and ginger biscotti

Christmas spiced shortbread

Donal Skehan's kids' Christmas cookies