Choc Oat Chews
125 g butter
3 tablespoons golden syrup
3 tablespoons water
1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
1 cup sugar
1 1/2 cups flour
1 cup rolled oats
1 cup coconut
3 Tablespoons Dutch cocoa
Put butter, golden syrup and water in a large saucepan and put on low heat to melt.
Add bicarb soda, the mixture should start to foam
Add sugar, oats, flour, coconut and cocoa. Mix well. Allow to stand for ten minutes or so until dough firms.
Roll heaped teaspoons of mixture into balls, place onto greased tray or use baking paper. Biscuits spread slightly so allow some room to spread.
Flatten each biscuit slightly with your fingers
Bake 150 deg C for approx 12 -15 minutes if you like the biscuits to be chewy or for 20 if you prefer a harder.