Traditionally Anzac biscuits were baked by anxious wives and mothers during World War 1, packed in food parcels and sent to the Australian soldiers in the trenches.
1 cup plain flour
1 cup rolled oats
1 cup coconut
3/4 cup brown sugar
2 tbs golden syrup
1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
2 tbs water
preheat oven to 160 degrees C.
line 2 baking trays with baking paper
sift flour into large bowl
add coconut, oats and brown sugar
put the butter, goldensyrup and water in a small saucepan and stir until melted, stir in bicarb soda.
pour the butter mixture into the dry ingredients until combined
roll level tablespoons of mixture into balls and place on trays, flatten slightly
bake 10 minutes or until golden brown