Kid’s Recipe forButterscotch Oatmeal Squares –

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What You Need


500 ml            oatmeal                                        2 cups

brown sugar
brown sugar

250 ml            brown sugar; firmly packed       1 cup

5 ml                baking powder                             1 tsp.

125 ml            melted butter                               1/2 cup

2 ml                vanilla                                          1/2 tsp.

Your Tools or Utensils


Mixing bowl     wooden spoon       sharp knife (be careful)

measuring cups and spoons.    8 inch or   2 x 20 cm square pans.   spatula.

Getting it in the Oven

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  1.  Ahead of time, heat the oven to  140 C or 375F.
  2. Put oatmeal, sugar and baking powder into the mixing bowl.  Mix well.
  3. Stir in butter and vanilla.   Mix well again.
  4. Spread the batter about 1/2 inch thick ( 1 cm) into the 2 ungreased square pans.
  5. Set a timer for 8 to 10 minutes.



6.Use oven mitts to take the pans out of the oven.

7. Let them stand for 5 minutes without touching them.

8. Cut into squares and loosen the edges with a knife.  Be careful

9. Only remove the squares when they are completely cool.

10.   Make sure you clean up after yourself.   Enjoy.