Anzac Day is a national day of remembrance in Australia and New Zealand that broadly commemorates all Australians and New Zealanders “who served and died in all wars, conflicts, and peacekeeping operations” and “the contribution and suffering of all those who have served.
Observed on 25 April each year, Anzac Day was originally to honour the members of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) who fought at Gallipoli against the Ottoman Empire during World War
Not many of us know the Indian contribution to the campaign in Gallipoli.
This is the healthy way to start your day when you are in a rush. Oats is a protein rich cereal with high fiber content and helps protect the body from heart disease. These cookies can be stored at room temperature for several days of course if the children let them be.Anzac oat cookies is a great recipe from Australasia and legend says it was sent by wives and mothers to soldiers who served at war since World War I.
Hence this recipe is one which makes all mums proud.It is a great recipe to show their care and concern to those who mattered the most,providing them with love, ample nourishment and strength even if they were miles away from home.The below recipe is little different from the traditional recipe which uses golden syrup to give more binding to the mix.
Scroll below for reading the recipe for Anzac Oat cookies:
- 1/2 cup unsalted butter
- 1/2 cup sugar (or use 1/8 cup honey)
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/2 tsp baking soda
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1 cup rolled oats
- 1/2 cup desiccated coconut
- In a bowl beat the butter until smooth.
- Add sugar and beat until creamy and smooth.
- Add vanilla extract.
- In a separate bowl sieve together flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. Now add this mixture to the batter and beat until all ingredients are mixed.
- Add rolled oats,coconut and mix.
- Make small cookies with the dough and place in a baking tray lined with parchment paper.
- Bake cookies for about 14-16 minutes. Cookies are done when golden brown.
- Remove from oven and let cookies cool on a wire rack.
- The important thing to note is that butter need to be at room temperature.
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C)
- Add 1 egg with 1/2 cup oats to give binding to the cookies