Apricot Oaties – Lunchbox Cookies

Wholesome fruity and oat goodness make these perfect for the lunchbox!

Wholesome fruity and oat goodness make these perfect for the lunchbox!

Looking for a perfect lunchbox biscuit or a quick mid-morning snack for yourself? These biscuits are easy to cook, freeze well and taste lovely, the oats and dried apricot make a wonderful combination. Give them a go! (The kids will request these again and so will you!)

Apricot Oaties

Ingredients:
1 cup plain flour
1 cup rolled oats
1/4 cup sugar
1 cup of dried apricots (chopped up)
125g butter
2 tablespoons golden syrup
1/2 teaspoon bi carb soda

Method:
1. Preheat the oven to 180*C

2. Mix all dry ingredients in a bowl, including dried apricots.

Apricots, oats, sugar and flour

Apricots, oats, sugar and flour

3. In a saucepan heat the butter, golden syrup and bi-carb soda over a gentle heat until the butter has melted.

Heat butter, golden syrup and bi-carb soda

Heat butter, golden syrup and bi-carb soda

4. Pour in the butter mixture and stir well until all ingredients are combined.

Mix it all together!

Mix it all together!

5. Roll tablespoon sized scoops onto a paper lined tray. Make sure you leave room for these to spread!

Use your measuring scoop to make perfect sized cookies!

Use your measuring scoop to make perfect sized cookies!

6. Bake for 15 – 18 mins. (15 mins for a soft and chewy biscuit or 18 mins or longer for a crunchier biscuit! They will come out soft but will harden as they cool)

Makes about 25 biscuits. These biscuits will freeze well. Place them in a ziplock bag and into the freezer.

Perfect with a cup of tea!

Perfect with a cup of tea!

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