Classic Anzac Biscuits

Try your hand at making these classic chewy Anzac biscuits!  

Recipe made by GH Nutrition
Preparation and cooling time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 12 minutes
Makes a large batch

Ingredients
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
Preheat oven to 170°C fan-forced. Line 2 baking trays with baking paper.
Combine oats, flour, sugar and coconut in a bowl.
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.
Roll level tablespoons of mixture into balls. Place on trays, 5cm apart. Flatten slightly. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until light golden.
Stand on trays for 5 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely. Serve.

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