Shortbread Oatcakes
Author: Guava Rose
Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 15 mins
Total time: 25 mins
  • 1 c. butter, softened
  • 1 c. brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 2 c. quick oats (or 1-1/2 c. quick oats + ½ c. rolled oats)
  • 1 c. unbleached all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • ¼ tsp. sea salt
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Whisk together flour, baking powder and salt in a large mixing bowl. Add remaining ingredients. Use clean hands to mix until well combined.
  3. Place ~1/4 c. dough into 12 muffin top pan cavities. Press the dough down evenly in each cavity.
  4. Bake 15 - 18 minutes until lightly golden and just done. Cool for10 minutes, then unmold oatcakes.
  5. Variation: Apple Oatcakes: Add 2 c. shredded fresh unpeeled apple to the dough. Add another 6-7 minutes to the baking time, baking until done. Leftovers should be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
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