Classic Anzac Biscuits

Classic Anzac Biscuits

Try your hand at making these classic chewy Anzac biscuits!  No they aren’t ‘healthy’ but then again…who wants sugar and butter free Anzac biscuits?


  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1 cup plain flour, sifted
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup desiccated coconut
  • 125g butter, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons golden syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda

To make:

  1. Preheat oven to 170°C fan-forced. Line 2 baking trays with baking paper.
  2. Combine oats, flour, sugar and coconut in a bowl.
  3. Place butter, syrup and 2 tablespoons cold water in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir for 2 minutes or until butter has melted. Stir in bicarbonate of soda. Stir butter mixture into oat mixture.
  4. Roll level tablespoons of mixture into balls. Place on trays, 5cm apart. Flatten slightly. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until light golden.
  5. Stand on trays for 5 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely. Serve.

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