Oaty Mars Bar Cookies
Makes 15, Prep and Cook: 38 mins
3 x 72g Mars Bars
125g unsalted butter, chopped
1 tblsp golden syrup
½ tsp bicarbonate of soda
1 cup plain flour
1 cup quick oats
1 cup shredded coconut
²⁄³ cup caster sugar
1 Line two oven trays with baking paper.
2 Coarsely chop two of the Mars Bars. Place in a large saucepan with butter and syrup. Stir over a medium to low heat until melted.
3 Remove pan from heat. Stir in soda and 1 tblsp hot water.
4 Add flour, oats, coconut and sugar to pan. Stir until well combined.
5 Roll two level tblsps of mixture (about 50g) into balls. Place 5cm apart, on prepared trays. Press to flatten slightly.
6 Cut remaining Mars Bar into 15 even slices. Press a slice into centre of each cookie.
7 Cook in moderately slow oven (160C), swapping trays halfway, for about 15 minutes, or until golden brown. Remove. Stand on trays for 5 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.