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Salt And Pepper Oatcakes

Super easy and oh so tasty and healthy oatcakes, perfect for snacking.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Servings: 20
Author: Karon Grieve


  • 250 g/9oz mixed porridge and pinhead oats
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp coursley ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 60 g/2 1/2 oz melted butter
  • 75 ml/3 fl oz approx hot water
  • extra salt flakes and black pepper to sprinkle


  • Heat oven to 180C/350F/Gas 4 and lightly grease a baking tray.
  • Mix together all dry ingredients until thoroughly combined.
  • Make a well in centre and pour in melted butter and stir well.
  • Add enough hot water to make a dough.
  • Roll out on floured surface to approx 5mm/1/4" and use a cookie cutter to cut out rounds.
  • Place on baking tray and bake for 25-30 minutes till oatcakes are golden and just firm. They will crisp up as they cool.
  • Cool on a wire rack.