Preheat the oven to 140C Gas Mark 1
Grease and line two baking trays with baking parchment
In a bowl mix together the sugar, coconut, flour and oats
Melt the butter and golden syrup in a small pan over a low heat
Add 1 tbsp boiling water to a bowl with the bicarbonate of soda and mix it
Add the bicarbonate of soda mixture to the butter mixture
Tip into the dry ingredients and mix together.
Divide into 16 spoonfuls and place on the baking tray
Bake for 18-20 minutes.
If they stick together separate while they are warm