1 cup rolled oats
1 cup plain flour, sifted
1 cup caster sugar
1 cup desiccated coconut
125g butter, chopped
2 tablespoons golden syrup
2 tablespoons boiling water
1 teaspoon baking soda
¾ cup dried fruit [sultanas, apricots]
200g chocolate, melted
1 preheat oven to 160/140 degrees Celsius fan-forced. Grease three oven trays.
2 chop dried fruit.
3 combine oats, flour, sugar and coconut in medium bowl.
4 Stir butter and golden syrup in small saucepan over low heat 2-3 minutes or until melted.
5 combine water and baking soda in small jug; stir into butter mixture. Pour into dry ingredients; mix well.
6 add dried fruit.
7 roll walnut size pieces of mixture into balls. Place on trays 4cm apart; press lightly to flatten.
8 bake biscuits 15-20min or until golden. Allow to stand 5 minutes; transfer to wire rack to cool.
9 when cool, melt chocolate and use to join two biscuits and decorate top.