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Homemade hobnobs

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
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  • Easy
  • Makes 16
I have tried and tasted so many hobnob recipes and have never been satisfied with the results, so I decided it was time to recreate my own. I have experimented so many times, changing ingredients/method, never giving up. I hope you enjoy these as much as I do.


  • 75g butter or margarine
  • 75g Caster Sugar
  • 1/2 tbsp Golden Syrup
  • 75g Wholemeal Flour
  • 150g Oats
  • 1/2 tsp Bicarbonate of Soda


  • STEP 1
    Preheat the oven to 180°C/160°C fan. Line two large baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • STEP 2
    Beat together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add syrup and mix well.
  • STEP 3
    Combine the flour, oats and bicarbonate of soda in a separate bowl. Add to the wet mixture a bit at a time, ensuring you mix well to incorporate all the ingredients together. It should be crumbly at this stage.
  • STEP 4
    Place a 6.5cm cookie cutter onto one of the baking sheets, using a desert spoon, place a spoonful of the mixture into the cookie cutter and compress down as much as you can. Repeat until mixture is all used up.
  • STEP 5
    Bake in the oven for10 minutes or until golden brown. Allow to cool completely on the baking sheets.

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