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Anzac Biscuits

Brenda Janschek
Lunchbox friendly, nut-free,egg-free, can be dairy free by replacing butter with coconut oil
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins


  • 125 grams butter
  • 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons boiling water from the kettle is fine
  • ½ teaspoon of bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 ¼ cups spelt flour
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1 cup desiccated coconut
  • 3/4 cup rapadura or coconut sugar


  • Preheat oven to 175 degrees celcius or 160 degrees fan forced.
  • Grease or line oven trays.
  • Melt butter with maple syrup in small saucepan over low heat until smooth.
  • Mix flour, oats, coconut and sugar in a medium bowl.
  • Combine bicarbonate of soda and boiling water and add to saucepan and stir.
  • Pour wet mixture into dry mixture and stir well.
  • Roll tablespoons of mixture into balls and place them on baking tray/s and flatten. Space well apart.
  • Bake for about 15 minutes or until golden.
  • Cool biscuits on trays.