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Anzac biscuits

Anzac biscuits

  • Meal Type

  • Servings

  • Occasion

    Special occasion

Makes 30, depending on size.

  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup caster sugar
  • 1 cup desiccated coconut
  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 125g butter
  • 2 tbsp golden syrup
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 3 tbsp boiling water

1. Heat oven to 180C (160C fan bake). Line two baking trays with nonstick baking paper. Place flour, caster sugar, coconut and oats in a bowl and stir to combine. Make a well in the centre.

2. Place butter and golden syrup in a saucepan to melt, or microwave in a bowl to melt. Dissolve baking soda in boiling water. Add melted ingredients and dissolved baking soda to dry ingredients and mix to combine.

3. Roll spoonfuls into balls and press onto prepared baking trays, allowing space for biscuits to spread while cooking.

4. Bake for 15 minutes or until firm and golden brown. Remove to a wire rack to cool, and enjoy!

Cooking tip: Stored in an airtight container, Anzac biscuits will last well for up to a week.

3 Responses to “Anzac biscuits”

  1. Allison Hewitt May 1 2012, 2:44pm

    I made these biscuits for Anzac Day they were a big hit with everyone. Very easy to make and extremely tasty, also made a good amount.

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  2. gadaboutgran Apr 27 2012, 1:46pm

    I have also just made these and I replaced the rolled oats with wheat bran. What a difference. Great for the body as well.

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  3. kaz Apr 25 2012, 2:49pm


    I have just made these and they are yum, i subbed out the flour for gluten free flour and for half the mixture i put in chocolate chips…they are very yummy

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