2 1/4 cups rolled oats
2 cups unsweetened shredded coconut
1 1/2 cups flour
1 cup sugar
1/3 cup boiling water
1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
10 1/2 tablespoons unsalted butter
3 tablespoons golden syrup
Heat oven to 350F.
Whisk oats, coconut, flour and sugar in a bowl. Stir water and baking soda in another bowl. Melt butter and syrup in a 1 quart saucepan over medium heat, add baking soda mixture. Stir wet ingredients into dry to make a thick dough. Drop cookies onto parchment paper lined baking sheets by the tablespoonfuls. Bake until golden, 10 to 12 minutes.
Recipe adapted from Saveur, Number 162