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Healthy Anzac Biscuits

This is a super easy healthy version of the traditional ANZAC biscuit. Perfect with a cup of tea!
ANZAC Day holds a very special place in Australian culture it is a day that we pay our respects to all those who have served our country. It is a time at which Australians reflect on the many different meanings of war and the hope for a future of peace.



Ready In:

14 mins



Good For:

Dessert / Snack


About this Recipe

By: Hollie Kempton – Powered by Vegies

This healthy ANZAC biscuit recipe is a fool proof way to make you never want those sugar loaded store bought biscuits EVER again!

As we all know traditionally, ANZAC biscuits are packed full of sugar, refined flour and butter, while they do taste pretty delicious, they are not so healthy unfortunately..

I hope this recipe will be the will reignite your ANZAC biscuit love!



  • 1 cup of rolled oats (if you are gluten free substitute for gluten free oats)
  • 1 cup almond meal
  • 1 cup desiccated coconut or coconut flakes (I used ½ cup of each)
  • 4Tbsp maple syrup
  • 1tsp vanilla extract
  • 2Tbsp peanut butter
  • 1tsp bicarb soda (baking soda)
  • 4Tbsp water
  • Pinch of salt

Step by Step Instructions

Step 1
  1. Preheat oven to 150 degrees Celsius.
  2. Mix oats, coconut, almond meal, salt and bicarb soda.
  3. Add the vanilla extract, maple syrup and peanut butter.
  4. Mix through using your hands until it starts to combine.
  5. Add the water 1Tbsp at a time while bringing together with your hands.

Remember, cookies & biscuits are to share! Don’t get carried away!

Step 2
  1. Add the water 1Tbsp at a time while bringing together with your hands.
  2. Make into small biscuits and gently press down on an oven tray.
  3. Place in the oven for approximately 40 mins.
  4. As soon as they start to go lightly golden and crunchy they are ready.

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