Treacle Oat Squares

Treacle Oat Squares


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About this recipe: A traybake with an oaty, chewy biscuits base, which is then covered in chocolate and chopped walnuts. Cut into moreish little squares.


Serves: 9 

  • 160g porridge oats
  • 110g dark brown soft sugar
  • 110g butter or margarine
  • 4 tablespoons treacle
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 150g plain chocolate, chopped
  • 4 tablespoons chopped walnuts

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. Preheat oven to 200 C / Gas 6. Grease one 23cm square tin.
  2. Combine the oats and the sugar. Set aside.
  3. In a saucepan melt the butter or margarine. Stir in the treacle, salt and vanilla. Pour over the oat and sugar mixture, and mix well. Pat into the bottom of the prepared tin.
  4. Bake at 200 C / Gas 6 for 8 to 10 minutes. Do not overbake! It will be bubbly when done. While it cools, melt the chocolate. Spread melted chocolate over top and sprinkle with nuts. Let cool and cut into squares.


Make in a muffin tin, filling each cup about 1.5cm high. Adjust baking time as needed.

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- 05 Feb 2012

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