Golden Cookies

Golden Cookies

Totally moreish, these oaty cookies are the perfect pick me during the mid afternoon 'slump'. Be careful not to eat too many though, it's all too easy as I found out!


| Serves: Makes 28  | Prep Time: 10 Minutes | Cook Time: 12 Minutes | Total Time: 22 Minutes |


  • 175g Self Raising Flour
  • 175g Golden Granulated Sugar
  • 75g Rolled Oats
  • 175g Butter
  • 2 TBSP Golden Syrup
  • 1 TSP Bicarbonate of Soda
  • 1 TSP Baking Powder


  • Step 1: Preheat oven to 180c/Gas 4 and grease 2 baking sheets.
  • Step 2: Put the flour, oats, sugar, bicarb and baking soda in a large mixing bowl.
  • Step 3: Melt the butter and syrup in a pan on a low heat then pour into dry ingredients and mix.
  • Step 4: Roll into 28 balls, place on baking sheets and flatten slightly with a fork.
  • Step 5: Bake for 10 - 12 minutes, cool slightly before removing to a wire rack using a fish slice.

| Author: Beth Sachs | Date: 7th July 2010 |


  1. Oh these sound good & I think I even have some golden syrup in the pantry which isn't a common US ingredient

  2. I can see these being very addictive!


  3. Oh yes please! These look perfect.

  4. Golden syrup AND oats. Sounds like my kind of biccie!!!

    Katie xox

  5. I can imagine these guys disappearing very quickly. They sound (and look) like a chunky version of ANZACs

  6. cookies are my favourite, i can never stopping munching away at them

  7. Hi!

    I made your golden cookies last weekend and was absolutely delighted by the result. I thought you might be interested in the Team Wholegrain recipe-making competition; the prize for the best recipe is a fabulous weekend trip for two to Lesley Waters' cooking school in Dorset.

    The details of the competition are as follows:
    1. Create a recipe including a whole grain cereal from Nestle. Options include Cheerios, Shredded Wheat, Shreddies and Oats & More. A full list can be found at the Team Whole Grain website at
    2. Write up the recipe and email it to
    3. The deadline for entering the competition is the 31st of July.

    We really hope you enter! Feel free to drop me a line if you have any questions


  8. ooh I must try these! I made some oat & raisin cookies from my 'River Cottage Everyday' cook book & they are I'm on a hunt to try more cookie recipes! lol


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