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How to make the best Anzac biscuits ever

As the trumpet sounds in the cold grey of an Anzac Day dawn, it's hard to imagine how so many young men leapt forward into battle to lose their lives at Gallipoli.

Even if you don't get up before light for the Dawn Service on April 25, you can still make a mark for the day by baking Anzac biscuits.  With each bite of a biscuit, you share a little of the Anzac story to those who can hardly understand the concept and brutality of war.

My grandmothers, Olive and Ruby, both lost brothers in the war - one on a hospital ship on the eastern coastline and the other shot down while flying.  Although I never knew Roy and Sid, the grief of their loss is a part of my family's history and I feel it still. Grandma Ollie used to make excellent Anzac biscuits.

Anzac was the name given to the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps soldiers who landed on the Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey early on the morning of April 24, 1915, during the First World War (1914-1918).

The biscuits were develo…
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