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14 of our best Anzac Day biscuit recipes

Our classic Anzac biscuit recipe as well as new twists on an old favourite.
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Whether you prefer the traditional Anzac biscuit recipe or a twist on the classic, we’ve got the perfect Anzac Day recipes for you.

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With 14 show-stoppers to choose between below, covering every flavour and texture from chewy, zesty, gooey, chocolatey and crumbly, whichever your choice, you’ll want to savour every bite!

1. Classic Anzac biscuits

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Once named ‘Rolled Oat Biscuits’ or ‘Soldiers’ Biscuits’, Anzac biscuits were made by the women back at home for the troops overseas. Even though many variations now exist, sometimes the traditional recipe is all you need. Click here for the recipe.

2. Chocolate caramel Anzac slice

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Try this teatime slice based on the classic Anzac biscuit. The crunchy and chewy biscuit of rolled oats, butter and golden syrup is essential Anzac Day fare, but for a delicious twist, this slice recipe combines it with chocolate and caramel. Click here for the recipe.

3. Chocolate-filled mini Anzacs

Choc filled Anzac biscuits

Want to switch things up? Make these classic Anzac biscuits with a chocolatey twist! 

4. Anzac caramel tart with banana and passionfruit

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Turn the classic Anzac biscuit ingredients into a show-stopper dessert. Shake it up by baking the mixture in a tart tin with caramel, then topping it with cream, banana and passionfruit – delish! Click here for the recipe.

5. Gluten-free Anzac biscuits

Gluten free Anzac biscuits
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All the chewy Anzac biscuit goodness without the gluten! Delicious for anyone, whether you need to watch out for gluten or not. Click here for the recipe.

6. Baked caramel cheesecake tart with Anzac biscuit base

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This recipe takes a cheesecake and teams it with a base made from Anzac biscuits, with more crumbled over the top. Click here for the recipe.

7. Macadamia, lime and white chocolate Anzac biscuits

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Even though there’s nothing better than a classic Anzac biscuit made right, this creative recipe is a fun twist on the traditional. By adding macadamias and white chocolate, you can take your best Anzac recipe and make it just that little bit better. Click here for the recipe.

8. Chewy chocolate orange Anzac biscuits

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These chewy Anzac biscuits offer a zesty spin to the original recipe, as they include two secret ingredients: fresh orange juice and its zest finely grated. Drizzle with melted chocolate to top this tasty recipe off. Click here for the recipe.

9. Coconut Anzac biscuits

coconut anzac biscuits

Make a small adjustment to your next batch of Anzac biscuits by adding in some desiccated coconut for added texture and flavour. Click here for the recipe.

10. Healthier Anzac biscuits

Healthy Anzac biscuit recipe

Your favourite biscuit but a knotch healthier. Packed with flavour, this is a great option for those wanting to swap out butter for EVOO. Click here for the recipe.

11. Vegan Anzac biscuits

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You don’t have to give up the soft, syrupy comfort of Anzac biscuits after going vegan, when there are so many equally satisfying plant-based butter substitutes on the market. Click here for the recipe.

12. Easy peasy Anzac slice

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Using all the core ingredients of Anzac biscuits, you can tweak the preparation and take the recipe from biscuit to a slice. Who can resist? Click here for the recipe.

13. Dotty chocolate chip Anzac biscuits

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Add a few drops of colour to your next Anzac biscuit batch by decorating them with candy-coated chocolate buttons before you bake them in the oven. Click here for the recipe.

14. Fast Ed Anzac pie

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This two-for-one dessert is made with an apple and rhubarb pie on the bottom and topped by a traditional Anzac biscuit. It’s a treat to please both pie and biscuit lovers.

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