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Fruit and Oat Biscuits

Fruit and Oat Biscuits


  • 250 g butter softened to room temp
  • 200 g raw sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 cups rolled oats
  • 225 g plain flour sifted
  • 1 tsp baking powder sifted
  • ½ cup slivered almonds (or chopped pecans)
  • ½ cup dried fruit (I used apricot and peach) chopped


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Prepare 2 baking trays lined with baking paper, set aside.

  2. In a large bowl beat butter and sugar until light and creamy, by hand or using a stand mixer or hand held beaters.

  3. Add the eggs and beat well.

  4. Add the oats, flour, baking powder, almonds and dried fruit and combine thoroughly.

  5. Spoon tablespoons of the mixture on the baking trays and flatten gently.

  6. Bake for 10-15 minutes or until golden. Remove from the oven and allow to cool on wire racks.

  7. Biscuits suitable to freeze.