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Anzac Biscuits


Anzac biscuits

Anzac biscuits ... baked to support the Anzac war effort

Photo: Larry Rivera
There are various recipes for what are now commonly known as Anzac biscuits. Here's one of them.

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 45 minutes


  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1 cup plain flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ½ to 1 cup dessicated coconut
  • 113g to 125g butter
  • 1 to 2 tbsp treacle or golden syrup
  • 1 to 2 tbsp water
  • ½ to 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda


Preheat oven at 180°C.

Where a variable quantity is indicated, this depends on the type of consistency required.

Combine the oats, flour, sugar and coconut in a bowl. Combine the butter, treacle or golden syrup and water in a saucepan. Stir over medium heat. When the butter has melted, stir in the soda and mix with the dry ingredients.

Drop teaspoons of the mixture on a greased oven tray or tray lined with oven paper.

Bake for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown.

Let cool.

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