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Choco-Nut Oat Squares

Looking for a delectable treat you can whip up for guests in a snap? Serve these bite-sized sweets in chunky squares or even a la mode!

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • 2/3 cup unsaturated margarine, soft
  • 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 ¾ cups Quaker Instant / Quick Cooking Oats
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup whole wheat flour
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • ½ cup semisweet chocolate pieces
  • ½ cup nuts, coarsely chopped
  • 2 tsps. Vanilla essence
  • ¼ tsp. baking soda
  • ¼ tsp. salt

Procedure

1 Pre-heat an oven to 180°C (350°F).
2 Grease a 13”x9” baking pan with oil.
3 In a bowl, beat margarine and sugar until well blended.
4 Add the remaining ingredients and mix thoroughly.
5 Pour the mixture into the prepared baking pan and spread the mixture evenly in the pan.
6 Bake the mixture for 25 to 30 minutes or until golden brown.
7 Let it cool before cutting into squares. Serve a la mode!