CINNAMON OAT SHORTBREAD SQUARES

Complexity: Easy

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup flour
  • ¾ cup oats
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 6 oz butter or margarine
  • 4 oz granulated sugar

Directions:

  1. Sift flour into a bowl. Add the oats, sugar, and cinnamon. Mix well. Add the butter/margarine and cut the margarine into the flour mixture, until the mixture resembles crumbs. The dough should hold when squeezed together.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease a medium square baking pan (eg a brownie pan).
  3. Press the dough firmly into pans, ensuring the dough is evenly distributed. Mark the dough with a knife into squares.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 15 – 20 minutes or unitl golden brown. Remove from oven and mark again with knife.
  5. Sprinkle with a little more sugar. Remove and place on cooling rack. Store in a well-sealed container when cool.