Orange Oat Bars | Homemade brunch bars | Snack Recipes
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Recipe type: Snack
Cuisine: World
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Serves: 15 bars, 2" squares
 
Delicious and fun to eat orange oat bars for snacking
Ingredients
  • 1 Cup refined flour
  • ½ Cup whole wheat flour (atta also works)
  • 1 Cup packed brown sugar
  • 150 Gm cold butter
  • 1 Tsp baking powder
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1½ Cups oats (regular porridge oats)
  • ¾ Cup orange marmalade
  • ¼ Cup candied orange bits (optional)
Method
  1. Sift flours, baking powder, salt
  2. Tip in oats and brown sugar
  3. Mix all dry ingredients together
  4. Next comes the turn of diced cold butter,
  5. Rub the butter in well till crumbed using pastry cutter or fork
  6. Add half mixture to greased baking pan
  7. Press with the back of a spoon
  8. Spread marmalade, spread evenly and slowly, do not drag the mixture when spreading the marmalade
  9. Sprinkle over orange bits
  10. Spread remaining oats mixture on top. Pre-heat oven to 180 Deg C
  11. Bake at 180 C for 30 mins in pre-heated oven or till golden on top and done
  12. Cut into bars when slightly cooled
  13. Enjoy with a glass of milk!
Notes
Use regular sugar if you want. Brown sugar adds a nice deep colour and flavour

Use any flavoured fruit jam, preserve, marmalade you like

Ensure butter is cold and not soft
Recipe by Food Of Interest at http://foodofinterest.com/orange-oat-bars/