Dottie’s Australian Tea Biscuits

“These are called biscuits, but they are actually nice, light cookies.” – Calla Ferre

“I got this recipe from a women I met on a cruise to Fiji. She owned a B&B in Australia, and she often served these cookies.” – Jean Hansen

Dottie’s Australian Tea Biscuits

Course: Cookies
Cuisine: Austrailian


  • 1 Cup Flour
  • Pinch Salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1/2 Cup Butter
  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 Cup Rolled Oats
  • 1/2 Cup Peanuts Chopped
  • 1 Cup Corn Flakes


  • Sift flour, salt, baking powder, and baking soda. Cream butter and sugar; add egg and beat well. Fold in sifted ingredients. Blend in rolled oats, peanuts, and corn flakes.
  • Place by teaspoonfuls on greased cookie sheets. Bake at 375 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes or until done. Cook on wire racks.

Recipe – Jean Hansen – From Butcher’s Hill Farm Bed and Breakfast, Northern Queensland, Australia