- 1/2 cup quick oats
- 1/2 cup desiccated coconut
- 1/2 cup plain flour
- 1/3 cup brown sugar
- 60g butter
- 1 tablespoon golden syrup
- 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
Preheat oven to 160°C/140°C fan-forced. Line 2 baking trays with baking paper.
Combine oats, coconut, flour and sugar in a large bowl. Make a well in the centre. Place butter, syrup and 1 tablespoon cold water in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir for 2 to 3 minutes or until butter has melted. Remove from heat. Stir in bicarbonate of soda. Stir butter mixture into oat mixture.
Roll 2 level teaspoons of mixture into balls. Place on prepared trays, 4cm apart. Using a fork, flatten slightly. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until golden. Stand on trays for 5 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to cool. Serve.