Lunch box biscuits
Recipe type: Lunch box
Serves: 50
  • 250 grams unsalted butter
  • 1⅓ cups brown sugar
  • 7 tbsp rice malt syrup
  • 5 cups self raising flour
  • 2 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 110 grams choc chips
  • ¼ cup 100s and 1000s
  1. Preheat the oven to 175 degrees Celsius.
  2. In a large bowl add the flour and bicarbonate and mix.
  3. Chop up the butter and place into a saucepan. Add the rice malt syrup, vanilla extract and sugar to the pan and heat on a low-medium heat. Gently melt the butter, stirring as it melts.
  4. Pour the butter mixture into the large bowl and combine until it turns into a dough. It is easiest if you use your hands. If you find the dough isn’t coming together add a few drops of water and continue.
  5. You could bake the biscuits as is, or you can add a little something to them. I divided the mixture in half and added choc chips to one half and 100s and 1000s to the other, mixing the dough again to ensure the choc chips etc are evenly distributed.
  6. Using a tablespoon of the dough, roll into balls and place on a lined baking tray. Press down on the dough ball to flatten it a little. Continue until you have used all of the mixture.
  7. Place them all in the oven and bake for 10-12 minutes or until golden. Remove to a rack to cool. Store in airtight container.
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