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Vi's Oat Cookies

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Vi posted this recipe on 'The Pantry' It was her Mum's recipe. They are so delicious they have become a weekly event for me. Highly recommended.


Serves: Approx 15

  • 113 grams self-raising flour
  • 113 grams quick-cooking oats
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 113 grams butter
  • 113 grams granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon golden syrup or light corn syrup


Vi's Oat Cookies is a community recipe submitted by Rhyleysgranny and has not been tested by so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Heat the oven to gas mark 4 or 180 c Grease a large baking tray with butter or margarine.
  • Mix flour, oats, and baking soda together in a bowl put to one side.
  • Put margarine or butter, sugar and golden syrup or light corn syrup in a saucepan and heat on a low heat until butter and sugar are melted, stir occasionally, take off heat and stir in the oat mix, beat well with a wooden spoon.
  • Scoop dessert spoons of mixture up and make into ball shapes and place on a greased baking tray when the tray is full slightly flatten the balls out with the back of the dessert spoon.
  • Cook in the oven for 15 minutes, when ready remove from the oven and leave to cool on the baking sheet for 5 mins before moving onto a wire rack.
  • Repeat and do the same until all the mixture has been used up. Serve with a cup of tea any remaining biscuits can be kept in an airtight tin for about a week (if they last that long)
  • Additional Information

    I use soft brown sugar as I like the caramely taste. I always do double quantities too and add about 100gms dried cranberries. Lovely

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    What 2 Others have said

    • i am swimmer that does training in a morning and they are the perfect snack to have after any training session.

      Posted by choward on 29th March 2013
    • These are lovely. I used demerara sugar, which was all I had in my pantry, but it didn't seem to matter - the end result was still delicious!

      Posted by bindi5 on 29th May 2012
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