Peter's Chewy ANZAC Biscuits

Peter from Albany (Great Southern) Peter’s a veteran, and head of the Albany sub-branch of the RSL. He was one of three men responsible for securing the funding for Albany Centenary Projects.

His recipe below was found on Checkout all the other recipes as well.

Preparation Time : 10mins

Cooking Time : 10 mins

Makes 20 biscuits


  • 1 cup spelt flour
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1 cup desiccated coconut
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • 125g honey
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda


  1. Preheat oven to 160 degrees Celsius and line 2 baking trays with non-stick baking paper.
  2. Add flour to a large bowl and stir in oats, coconut and brown sugar.
  3. Chop butter and put in a small saucepan with honey and 2 tablespoons of water.
  4. Stir over a medium heat until melted and combined. Stir in bicarbonate of soda.
  5. Pour the butter mixture into the flour mixture and mix until combined. If you have time, allow the mixture to stand for 30 minutes in a refrigerator.
  6. Roll level tablespoons of mixture into balls and place on baking trays about 5cm apart.
  7. Press with a fork to flatten slightly. Bake for 10 minutes or until golden brown.
  8. Set aside on the trays for 5 minutes and then transfer to a wire rack to cool.

Peter’s tipHe always uses local honey and spelt flour from the Albany Dutch Mill.