Muesli breakfast biscuits


100g butter, softened

25g golden caster sugar

1 medium egg yolk

50g oats

25g oatmeal

75g wholemeal plain flour

½ x 5ml spoon baking powder

25g dried apricots, chopped

25g sultanas


2 x baking trays, whisk, 2 x bowls, rolling pin, knife, cooling rack.


  1. Preheat the oven to 160⁰C, Gas Mark 3. Line 2 baking trays with greaseproof baking paper.
  2. Whisk the butter and sugar together until pale and fluffy. In a separate bowl, mix together the remaining ingredients and then mix into the butter mixture to make a firm dough. Chill in the fridge for 10-15 minutes.
  3. On a floured surface, roll or press out the dough to a 22 x 16cm rectangle, cut into 12 biscuits. Place on the prepared trays and bake for 15-20 minutes until golden. Cool slightly before transferring to a cool rack.

Top tips:

Wrap 2-3 biscuits in paper and ribbon for a great breakfast on-the-go.


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