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Apple Crumble Biscuits

These delicious biscuits are as easy as 'A B C'!

Apple crumble biscuits and a mug of black tea.
Photo credit: Mitch Op't Hoog

These biscuits are a delicious addition to any morning or afternoon tea. This recipe was first published on The Heart Foundation websiteExternal Link .

Vital statistics:

20 minutes preparation time. 15 minutes baking time. Makes 10 biscuits.

You will need:

  • two mixing bowls
  • wooden spoon
  • baking tray
  • non-stick baking paper
  • grater
  • sieve or sifter
  • measuring cups
  • teaspoon
  • soup spoon
  • wire racks (for biscuits and cakes to cool on)


  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup wholemeal plain flour
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • ½ cup desiccated coconut
  • ¼ cup pepitas/pumpkin seeds
  • ¾ cup dried cranberries
  • 1 ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 3 small green apples, grated, core removed
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons honey


  1. Preheat oven to 180C (350F).
  2. Line two baking trays with non-stick baking paper.
  3. In a large bowl, mix the baking powder, flour, oats, coconut, pepitas, dried cranberries and cinnamon.
  4. In a separate smaller bowl mix the grated apple, olive oil, and honey.
  5. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and stir to combine.
  6. Roll tablespoons of the mixture into balls. Place onto lined baking trays and flatten the biscuits so they are approximately 1cm thick.
  7. Bake for 15 minutes, or until lightly browned.
  8. Remove from the oven and cool on a wire rack.
  9. Enjoy with a cuppa!

Recipe notes:

  • Store bisuits in an airtight container for up to 5 days.
  • If you make smaller sized biscuits, remember to reduce the baking time by a few minutes so they don't burn.

Reviewed 19 February 2024