Chewy chocolate oat squares
Costs: Cheap as chips
Skill level: Easy peasy
Chewy chocolate oat squares are a cross between a cake and a flapjack and so easy to make. The kids will love making these with you. Ready in under 1hr, this simple tray bake is made with cocoa powder to give it a rich, chocolatey flavour, drizzled with melted white chocolate and packed with rolled oats. These squares are a cross between a cake and a flapjack. Store in an airtight container for up to 2 days.
Decorate with extra chocolates, such as Rolos, Smarties or Flake.
- 75g butter, softened
- 175g light brown soft sugar
- 125g runny honey
- 3 medium eggs
- 125g rolled oats
- 175g plain flour
- ½tsp bicarbonate of soda
- 2tbsp cocoa powder, sifted
- 125g white chocolate, cut into cubes, plus 50g melted
- Heat the oven to 180C, gas 4. Grease and line a 30x24cm Swiss roll tin with baking parchment.
- In a large bowl, mix the butter, sugar and honey, then stir in the eggs, followed by the oats. Sift over the flour, bicarbonate of soda, cocoa and chocolate; fold to combine.
- Pour into the tin and bake for 35 mins, until cooked through.
- Leave to cool in the tin, drizzle over the melted chocolate. Allow to set, then cut into squares.
Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.