Golden Syrup Butter Cookies

  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 25 mins
  • Yield: 18cookies
  • About This Recipe

    “My husband’s fav cookie — we call them “Hokey Pokey Biscuits””


  • 125gbutter
  • 1/2 cupsugar
  • 1tablespoongolden syrup
  • 1tablespoonmilk
  • 1 1/2 cupsflour
  • 1teaspoonbaking soda
  • Directions

  • Melt butter, sugar, syrup and milk together.
  • Cool to lukewarm and sift in flour and soda.
  • Roll into balls and flatten with a fork onto an ungreased tray.
  • Bake 15-20 minutes at 180°C.
  • Reviews

  • “I followed the recipe and instructions exactly (except for making 15, not 18 cookies). After 10 minutes I had to take the cookies out of the oven because they were burning. I triple checked the oven temp and all the instructions and for the life of me I have no idea what is wrong. They spread totally flat and lost all of the ‘fork’ pattern. Normally I know what went wrong but on this occasion I am at a loss. They tasted ok through the burnt flavour but not nice enough for me to try making them again to attempt to find out what went wrong.”

  • “This recipe was easy to follow and the biscuits turned out delicious! It was the first time I had tried baking anything. Worked really well.”

  • “Thank you for this recipe..having an invitation to a neighbours house for morning tea,no biccies in the house, looked up a recipe on your site..yummy ,easy to make, i dusted with icing new neighbour asked if i would leave her the one’s we did not eat and told me they were the best homemade biscuits she had tasted..Dandy”

  • “Great cookie recipe. Easy my 13 year old daughter made this with a friend, wonderful and easy.I would love to try to add a bit of ginger, cloves, cinnamon and allspice next time to make an easy ginger bread type cookie! they have that”all day” baking cookie taste like a ginger bread might have Great recipe, as is though!Thanks for posting!”

  • “These are so simple to make, even a 4 year old could make them ;). Evie you are not allowed to laugh at this but Dave has dismantled my kitchen taking away all my kitchen benches and cooktop leaving me only with a wok burner on the BBQ. So I microwaved the butter, sugar, syrup and milk – it worked perfectly. Rolled them into about 30 biscuits – my girls always want one for each hand so I prefer to make them smaller. Great flavour, incredible easy to make, fantastic recipe. Thanks for another great recipe :-)”

  • “Honestly, Evie, these were so bloody easy to make I was willing to give them 5 stars even if they ended up tasting like cardboard!Luckily they didn’t.They were lovely and crunchy with a slight taste of honeycomb. If you have unexpected guests coming over and you need cookies/biscuits – this is the recipe for you!I used heaped teaspoons of the mixture which made about 24 biscuits.”