Anzac Biscuits

Named for the Australia and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC), which fought in World War I. This recipe is courtesy of my daughter, Laura.

2 C. rolled oats
11/2 C. unsweetened shredded coconut
11/2 C. all-purpose flour
2 C. Sucanat - (or sugar)
1 C. butter, softened
2 TB honey
6 TB boiling water
4 tsp baking soda

Measure oats, coconut, flour, and sucanat (or sugar) into a medium-sized mixing bowl: toss to mix.
Melt butter and honey.
Pour boiling water over baking soda and stir to dissolve. Add to the melted butter mixture.
Pour the butter mixture over the mixed dry ingredients; mix well.
Heat oven to 300 . Grease cookie sheets and drop teaspoonsful of dough onto prepared baking sheets. Bake 10-12 minutes, until crisp and golden brown.
Cool cookies on baking sheet 1-2 minutes then remove with spatula and cool on wire racks.

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