Anzac Biscuits (Rand McNally)

Anzac Biscuits
 
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Traditional biscuits baked by anxious wives and mothers during World War I, packed in food parcels, and sent to the Australian soldiers in the trenches.
Ingredients
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • ¾ cup desiccated coconut
  • 1 cup plain flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 125g (4oz) butter
  • 2 tablespoons golden syrup
  • ½ teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 tablespoon water
Instructions
  1. Mix oats, flour, sugar and coconut together.
  2. Melt syrup and butter together.
  3. Mix soda with boiling water and add to melted butter and syrup.
  4. Add to dry ingredients.
  5. Place 1 tablespoonfuls of mixture on greased tray (allow room for spreading).
  6. Loosen while warm, cool on trays.