Vegan Anzac Biscuits

makes 20

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 100 g / 1 cup oats
  • 85 g / ¾ cup (slightly heaped) desiccated coconut
  • 100 g / 1 cup + 1 tbsp all purpose flour
  • 100 g / ½ cup + 1 tbsp caster sugar
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 2 tbsp water, hot
  • 100 g / 3.5 oz vegan butter, margarine or refined coconut oil
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup or golden syrup

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 180° C / 355° F.
  2. Put the oats, desiccated coconut, flour and sugar in a medium mixing bowl and mix well.
  3. Melt the vegan butter in a small saucepan over a low heat, add the maple syrup and stir until combined.
  4. In a small bowl, dissolve the bicarbonate of soda in the 2 tbsp of hot water and add to the melted butter mixture.
  5. Add the melted butter mixture to the dry ingredients and stir gently until it is mixed well.
  6. Roll mixture into balls with your hands (it should make 20 at 25 g each), flatten each ball so that you have 1 cm / 0.4″ high cookies, and place them 2 cm / 1″ apart on a paper lined baking tray.
  7. Bake for 18-20 minutes until golden and transfer to a wire rack to cool.

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