300g plain flour
1 tsp baking powder
11/2 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp nutmeg
1tsp black pepper
100g soft brown sugar
100g soft butter
2 large eggs mixed with 4 tbsp of runny honey.
Mix all the dry goods together in a food processor. Blitz, with the butter and then pour in the honey/egg mixture - only use enough for the mixture to come together in a ball in the processor. Once it has, you don't need any more egg/honey. (This bit always affected by the size of the eggs, and chickens being chickens - free range of course - you never know what's inside the shell until you crack it!)
Roll out the dough quite thinly and stamp out biscuits with Christmas cutters. Put them on a baking tray lined with baking parchment, make a hole in each biscuit so that you can hang it (use the thick end of a wooden skewer ideally, and wiggle it about.)
Put the biscuits in the fridge for half an hour.
Bake at 150 degrees (fan oven) for 20 mins.
Decorate however you fancy - either with rolled out royal icing or with sprinkles or icing sugar and lemon juice mix.
Dry. Hang. Eat. Enjoy.