Biscuit Recipes


Anzac biscuits are believed to be a variation of a traditional Scottish oatmeal biscuit which was sent as a delicacy from those at home to the soldiers of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) fighting in World War 1. However, the Australian War Memorial, ACT, suggests that they were not given the name of Anzac biscuits until after the war, when they were made and sold to raise funds for returned soldiers.

1 cup rolled oats

1 cup plain flour

1 cup castor sugar

1/2 cup desiccated coconut

1/4 cup chopped macadamia nuts

pinch salt

1 tablespoon golden syrup

125g butter

2 teaspoons bicarbonate of soda

2 tablespoons boiling water

Combine oats, flour, sugar, coconut, nuts and salt in mixing bowl. Place golden syrup and butter in saucepan. Stir over a low heat until butter melts. Mix bicarbonate of soda and boiling water together, stir into butter mix. Add to dry ingredients and stir until well combined. Place teaspoonfuls of mixture onto greased baking trays, allowing for spreading. Bake at 180 degrees C for 10-12 minutes. Remove from oven, allow to cool on trays. Store in an airtight container.