Oat biscuits on a wire tray

Oat biscuits

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(42 ratings)

Prep: 15 mins Cook: 10 mins


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

    Baking powder

    bay-king pow-dah

    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



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

  • 75g butter



    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



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


  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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3rd May, 2015
it is very lovely i do in 10 mins now i was do the 15 mins too much
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
18th Apr, 2014
Simple and delicious every time. Prefer wholemeal flour but lovely using white too. Also good with a little cinnamon or ground ginger. Never last very long in my house.
20th Nov, 2013
I used plain flour instead of wholemeal. Lovely biscuits. One leads to another...
15th Sep, 2013
These are dangerously tasty :) we had no golden syrup so used honey instead and they were delicious and easy to make with children. Thank you Tinchen for the recipe
8th Sep, 2013
IMO it would be better to put less butter.
30th May, 2013
Does this recipe taste anything like hobnobs?
7th Mar, 2013
Really lovely, nicest homemade biscuits i've had!
16th Jan, 2013
I tried this receipe and baked it for 15 minutes. The result is a soft biscuit, not crispy but otherwise flavoursome.
11th Dec, 2012
Easy and quick, I also added a few raisins and mixed spice...... all made and eaten by 3 hungry children within half an hour.... will definitely use this recipe again....Thank you


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