Oatmeal Orange Shortbread Squares

[migration] empty title 495 Author: Canadian Living Credits: [migration] empty title 495

Oatmeal adds nuttiness and texture to a big pan of crisp squares.

  • Portion size 40 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: January 2004

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 4 teaspoons grated orange rind
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cup quick-cooking rolled oats
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar

Method

Line bottom and sides of 15- x 10-inch (38 x 25 cm) rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper or grease; set aside.

In bowl, beat butter with brown sugar until fluffy; beat in orange rind and vanilla. Stir in flour and rolled oats. Pat into prepared pan; score into squares. Sprinkle with granulated sugar.

Bake in centre of 325°F (160°C) oven until lightly browned, 45 to 50 minutes. Let cool in pan on rack for 10 minutes. Cut into squares. Let cool completely in pan on rack. (Make-ahead: Layer between waxed paper in airtight container and store at room temperature for up to 5 days or freeze for up to 2 weeks.)

Nutritional facts <b>Per square:</b> about

  • Sodium 73 mg
  • Protein 2 g
  • Calories 130.0
  • Total fat 7 g
  • Cholesterol 22 mg
  • Saturated fat 4 g
  • Total carbohydrate 15 g

%RDI

  • Iron 5.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 6.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 1.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 6.0
  • Vitamin C 0.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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