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Oats Lemon Squares

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  Oats 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Quick Cooking Or Regular Uncooked)
  All purpose flour 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Firmly packed brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), melted
  Unflavored gelatin 1 Tablespoon
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg yolks 4
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lemon peel 1 Teaspoon, grated
  Lemon juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), squeezed
  Egg whites 4

Combine oats, flour, brown sugar and salt.
Stir in butter.
Spoon into a greased 8 inch-square baking pan.
Bake at 350° for about 10 minutes, stirring once; cool.
Remove 1/2 cup of the crumbs; pat remaining crumbs evenly on bottom of pan.
Soften gelatin in water.
Combine egg yolks, the 1/2 cup sugar, lemon peel and lemon juice In a small saucepan.
Cook and stir until mixture thickens and bubbles.
Remove from heat and stir in gelatin; cool.
Beat egg whites to soft peaks; gradually beat In 1/2 cup sugar.
Continue beating until stiff peaks form.
Fold gelatin mixture into egg whites.
Pour into crumb-lined pan; sprinkle with reserved crumbs.
Chill until firm.
Cut Into squares.

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