Cake & Cookie Recipes > Oatmeal Digestive Cookies

How to make oatmeal digestive cookies:
These digestive cookies are made with plain flour with the addition of oatmeal. They are not very sweet buy are satisfying nonetheless.


1 cup plain flour
pinch of salt
1 tablespoon milk
6 tablespoons butter
1 cup medium oatmeal
1/4 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
1 tablespoon sugar
(see measure conversions for more information)


- Put all the dry ingredients into a mixing bowl.
- Rub the butter into the dry ingredients and mix to a stiff dough with as little milk as possible.
- You may need a little more than one tablespoonful of milk but be very careful because a sticky dough will not roll out easily.
- Roll out thinly on a floured board and cut into rounds with a biscuit cutter or upturned cup.
- Bake on a well greased baking tray and put into the oven at 200 degrees centigrade (see temperature conversions) and cook for about 20 minutes.
- They should be just golden brown. Cool on a wire rack.