Apricot Almond Oatmeal Cookies
90g rolled oats
150g plain flour
220g caster sugar
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
90g finely chopped dried apricots
70g slivered almonds
2 tablespoons golden syrup
1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
1 tablespoon boiling water
Combine oats, flour, sugar, cinnamon, apricots and almonds in bowl.
Melt butter with golden syrup over low heat. Mix bicarbonate of soda with boiling water, then stir into melted butter mixture. Add this to the dry ingredients, mixing well.
Roll tablespoons of the mix into balls, place on baking paper lined trays, flatten slightly. Bake in a preheated 150ºC/300ºF oven for approximately 20 minutes. Cool slightly on the trays before moving to a wire rack.
This makes around 36 cookies.