Anzac Oat Cookies

Anzac Day is a national day of remembrance in Australia and New Zealand.It 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.

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Observed on 25 April each year.

Anzac Day was originally to honour the members of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC).They fought at Gallipoli against the Ottoman Empire during World War.

Not many of us know the Indian contribution to the campaign in Gallipoli.

Anzac history

Anzac oat cookies is a great recipe from Australasia.Legend says it was sent by wives and mothers to soldiers who served at war since World War I.Hence, this recipe makes all mums’ proud.

A great recipe to show their care & ample nourishment,miles away from home.

Below recipe is little different from the traditional recipe.Original recipe uses golden syrup to give more binding to the mix.

Benefits of Oats

Oats is a protein rich cereal with high fiber content.It helps protect the body from heart disease.Also helps breastfeeding mums for milk production. Store them at room temperature.

Scroll below for reading the recipe for Anzac Oat cookies:

Anzac Oat Cookies
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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


  1. In a bowl beat the butter until smooth.
  2. Add sugar and beat until creamy and smooth.
  3. Add vanilla extract.
  4. 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.
  5. Add rolled oats,coconut and mix.
  6. Make small cookies with the dough and place in a baking tray lined with parchment paper.
  7. Bake cookies for about 14-16 minutes. Cookies are done when golden brown.
  8. Remove from oven and let cookies cool on a wire rack.

Note: 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.

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