Anzac Bars

Carolyn Haas


We enjoyed Anzac biscuits on a trip to New Zealand a few years ago. They were a little different in every place we tried them. This retains the spirit of ANZAC biscuits, but in bar form. (Or if you're in AU or NZ - these are Anzac Slices!)


★★★★★ 2 votes

9 bars
10 Min
25 Min


  • 1 c
    rolled oats
  • 1 c
    brown sugar
  • 3/4 c
  • 1 c
  • 3/4 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/2 c
    butter (1 stick)
  • 2 Tbsp
    golden syrup
  • 1/4 c
    shredded coconut

How to Make Anzac Bars


  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF. Grease an 8x8 inch pan.
  2. In a bowl, combine oats, coconut, sugar, flour, baking powder and salt.
  3. Heat butter and golden syrup in a small saucepan on low heat for 1-2 minutes, until butter has melted and mixture is well combined.
  4. Make a well in the middle of dry ingredients and pour in the wet ingredients. Mix until combined.
  5. Press firmly into prepared pan. Use the bottom of a glass to help press.
  6. Bake for 25 minutes. Sprinkle on the 1/4 cup coconut and return to oven for 5 minutes more until top is golden.
  7. Cool. Cut squares while bars are still warm. Serve.

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About Anzac Bars

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Australian
Hashtags: #Biscuits, #New Zealand

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