Classic Anzac biscuits

April 25th is, of course, Anzac Day. Embrace tradition with the kids and whip up a batch of classic cookies in remembrance.

By Nici Wickes
  • 15 mins preparation
  • 15 mins cooking
  • Makes 30
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Anzac biscuits


  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup caster sugar
  • 1 cup desiccated coconut
  • 2 cup rolled oats
  • 125 gram butter
  • 2 tablespoon golden syrup
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3 tablespoon boiling water


  • 1
    Heat oven to 180°C. 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!