Oat biscuits on a wire tray

Oat biscuits

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(36 ratings)

Prep: 15 mins Cook: 10 mins

Easy

10 large biscuits or 15 medium ones

Nothing beats homemade cookies – make these easy oat biscuits for a sweet treat during the day when you need a break. They're perfect served with a cuppa

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per biscuit

  • kcal140
  • fat7g
  • saturates4g
  • carbs17g
  • sugars7g
  • fibre1g
  • protein2g
  • salt0.27g
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Ingredients

  • 75g wholemeal flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
    Baking powder

    Baking powder

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    Baking powder is a raising agent that is commonly used in cake-making. It is made from an alkali…

  • 75g porridge oats
  • 50g caster sugar
    Sugar

    Sugar

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    Honey and syrups made from concentrated fruit juice were the earliest known sweeteners. Today,…

  • 75g butter
    Butter

    Butter

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    Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

  • 1 tbsp golden syrup
    Golden syrup

    Golden syrup

    goal-dun sir-rup

    Golden syrup is a clear, sparkling, golden-amber coloured, sweet

  • 2 tbsp milk

    Milk

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    One of the most widely used ingredients, milk is often referred to as a complete food. While cow…

Method

  1. Heat the oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4. Line a baking tray with baking parchment.

  2. Sift flour into a bowl. Mix in baking powder, porridge oats and sugar.

  3. Melt the butter, syrup and milk in a small saucepan or in the microwave and stir. 

  4. Add to the dry ingredients. Mix until the liquid covers all the oat mixture and until well combined.

  5. Spoon onto a baking tray and shape into rounds, leaving space between each biscuit as they will spread whilst cooking. 

  6. Bake for 10 to 15 mins, or until golden brown. Leave to cool for 5 mins before removing from tray.

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JoEll
7th Jul, 2019
5.05
Lovely recipe. So easy to whip up a batch. I halved the sugar & added a pinch of salt as I don’t have a sweet tooth. I like the biscuits very crisp and the best way to achieve that is to press them down until they’re very thin, about 2-3mm. They don’t spread much at all.
hannahspruijt
4th Feb, 2019
4.05
Lovely but def doesn't need that much sugar. I halved the caster but think it could take even less. We added dark choc chips!
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Arthur Lally
18th Jan, 2019
excellent recipe...onto my 6th bake and very tasty results every time...just altered it a bit with a few drops of almond oil and addition of chopped dates which really seem to go well with the oaty biscuit... thanks for sharing
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Terri Bate
14th Dec, 2017
This is an all time favourite recipe. Same amount oats, flour and butter. I halve the sugar though. No getting fingers dirty, and fast to make. What's not to like?
wendic
3rd Dec, 2017
can you freeze before baking
Lauraandchrislo...
8th Aug, 2017
5.05
So easy and fun to make with kids. Delicious, will make again with different variations. Simple store cupboard ingredients too.
krisfab1
6th Jan, 2017
5.05
These are fab! I've made cranberry & choc chip, lemon, honey & ginger, chocolate-orange versions and simply with sultanas. I like to reduce the sugar content, especially if I use fruit. Only ever made them with gluten free flour, which needs a bit of extra milk, but they always turn out great.
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chrisl300
12th Mar, 2016
5.05
These are great. I also made them with 50g Fruit and Nut Muesli substituted for 50g of the oats. Blitzed in food processor to make smaller chunks.
marian12
3rd May, 2015
5.05
it is very lovely i do in 10 mins now i was do the 15 mins too much
kirstyk99
27th Jan, 2015
These are great I made them but substituted the syrup for nutella and just added an extra tbls of milk as nutella is a bit dryer than the syrup and it is amazing

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carolinedowney
31st Aug, 2016
5.05
Anyone do a calorie count for these lovely bikkies?
simplybenuk
6th Jun, 2018
5.05
Use Vegan Margarine and Oat Milk to make this vegan. Tastes great
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