Walnut & raisin oatcakes

Quick and easy to make, these biscuits will add a flourish to the final Christmas course

  • Prep:20 mins
    Cook:15 mins
    Makes 40
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 94
  • fat 5g
  • saturates 3g
  • carbs 11g
  • sugars 4g
  • fibre 1g
  • protein 2g
  • salt 0.08g


  • ¼ tsp baking powder
  • 4 tbsp milk
  • 175g soft butter
  • 100g caster sugar
  • 300g rolled oats
  • 140g wholemeal flour
  • 50g raisins, roughly chopped
  • 50g walnuts, finely chopped
  • oil, for greasing


  1. Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4. Dissolve the baking powder in the milk. Beat the butter and sugar until pale and creamy, then mix in the oats, flour, raisins, walnuts and milk to make a stiff dough.

  2. Tip the dough onto lightly floured surface and roll out until about 1cm thick. Cut into circles with a 5cm pastry cutter, place on an oiled baking sheet, then bake for 15 mins until lightly golden. Leave to cool, then serve with cheese. Can be baked up to 2 days ahead and kept in an airtight container until serving.

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