Anzac Biscuits (Cookies) Recipe



  1. 3/4 c. Fine sugar
  2. 1 tsp Treacle (golden brown corn syrup)
  3. 1/4 lb Butter
  4. 1 tsp Baking soda
  5. 3/4 c. Coconut, flaked
  6. 1 c. Oatmeal
  7. 3/4 c. Plain flour
  8. 2 Tbsp. Boiling water


  1. ANZAC day is celebrated in Australia on April 25.
  2. On this day in 1915, the ANZACs (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps) landed at Gallipoli, and suffered the worst defeat in Australian military history.
  3. The fallen soldiers of all wars are now commemorated on ANZAC day.
  4. Another cookbook stated which these cookies were sold to raise money to help returned veterans.
  5. In saucepan place butter, treacle, soda, sugar and mix with boiling water.
  6. Bring slowly to boil, remove and add in dry ingredients.
  7. Mix well.
  8. Place spoonfuls about 3 inches apart on well greased cookie tray.
  9. Bake at 275F about 25 minutes.
  10. converted from his mother's handwritten cookbook to US measures.