Orange Lolly Biscuits

    25 minutes

    Kids loves these orange oat biscuits. The lollies are the gummy orange slices you buy in bags, but other lollies will work too.

    21 people made this

    Serves: 48 

    • 250g butter, softened
    • 1 cup (150g) brown sugar
    • 1 cup (220g) white sugar
    • 2 eggs
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
    • 2 cups (250g) plain flour
    • 1 teaspoon bicarb soda
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1 cup (150g) rolled oats
    • 1 cup (90g) desiccated coconut
    • 1 cup chopped orange slices lollies

    Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:25min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Grease baking trays.
    2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter, brown sugar and white sugar until light and fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well with each addition, then stir in the vanilla. Combine the flour, bicarb soda and salt; gradually stir into the creamed mixture. Finally, stir in the oats, coconut and orange slices lollies. Drop by rounded spoonfuls onto the prepared baking tray.
    3. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow biscuits to cool on baking tray for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.

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    STICKY FINGERS!!! This recipe makes a good cookie. They are easy to make, but cutting up the orange slice candy is tedious and sticky, but not difficult. I cut the regular sugar to 1/2 cup, since the candy and the coconut add sweetness and sugar already. One trick that worked well for me was having the bowl of sifted dry ingredients handy when I cut up the orange candy. I dropped the cut candy into the flour mixture which prevented them from clumping when I mixed the batter. I dipped my fingertips in the flour and that helped to keep the candy from clinging to my fingers. I also added the coconut to the flour mix, and tossed it all together before adding to the sugar/egg mixture. It's nice to have a cookie recipe on hand that doesn't have nuts, since so many people are allergic to them these days. I like nuts myself, and think that chopped macadamias would be good in these for some crunch and another hint of the tropics.  -  25 Aug 2007  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)


    After being on the site for many years this is the first time I have posted a review. I HAD to! These are sooooo good. My husband loves orange slices so I had to try it. I'm so glad I did he LOVED them. I did use orange extract as others suggested, but forgot the zest and the coconut, it didn't matter because the orange slices gave it just the right flavor. I also took the suggestions of cutting the candies in sugar and tried flour. The flour worked the best. After eating a few I started to think these might be really good with Spiced Gum Drops too. And they are!!! So I'm off to make my third batch in a week!!! Thank you so much for this recipe.  -  12 Dec 2007  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)


    The flavor was DELICIOUS, don't get me wrong. But the cookies spread too much and came out flat as pancakes! I think next time I'll increase the flour/butter ratio and add some baking powder so they rise some. Snipping the orange candy and dunking them in flour was also a great tip--not too tedious, SO worth it.  -  23 Apr 2008  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)