These biscuits are properly melt-in-the-mouth delicious. I have been making them since I was about seven years old and passed my Brownie Hostess Badge with them!
Makes about 15
125 g (4 oz) butter, plus extra for
125 g (4 oz) caster sugar
1 teaspoon golden syrup
1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
1 teaspoon boiling water
125 g (4 oz) porridge oats
125 g (4 oz) self-raising flour
What to do:
1. Preheat the oven to 160C (325F), gas mark 3 and grease a
2. Put the butter, sugar, syrup, bicarbonate of soda and water into a
large saucepan and melt. Take off the heat, add the oats and flour
and stir to combine.
3. Place teaspoon-sized balls on the prepared baking tray, leaving
space between them to spread out.
4. Bake in the preheated oven for 10–15 minutes until browned.
Cool on a wire rack.
Recipe taken from Lisa Faulkner’s book, published by Simon and Schuster, Recipes From My Mother For My Daughter £20 lisafaulker.co.uk