Irish Oaten Biscuits (Cookies)

Total Time
10 mins
15 mins

These are oaty, crumbly and utterly delicious biscuits from a traditional irish baking book. They can be made into various form, e.g. clovers or fingers (like shortbread fingers) or whatever other shapes you might fancy. ;)

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  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C/400°F.
  2. Combine oat bran, oats, sugar, flour and baking soda in a big bowl. Add butter and mix well. If your dough is too dry, add some water to it until you can work it.
  3. Roll out on a lightly floured surface and cut out cookies in desired shape (if making shortbread fingers, dont forget to prick them before baking).
  4. Bake for about 15 minutes until cookies are golden and crispy.