Oatmeal Currant Squares
|Butter/Margarine||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Firmly packed brown sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Egg||1 , beaten|
|Sifted all purpose flour||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1 Teaspoon|
|Rolled oats||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Dried currants||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Chopped walnuts||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|10x confectioners sugar||1 Tablespoon|
1. Melt butter or margarine with brown sugar in a small saucepan over low heat. Stir until sugar is dissolved. Cool slightly.
2. Stir butter-sugar mixture into egg in a large bowl. Add vanilla; sift flour, baking powder and salt into egg mixture; mix in the oats, currants and walnuts. Turn into a greased, 8x8x2-inch baking pan.
3. Bake in moderate oven (350°) for 25 minutes, or until it is golden-brown. Cool on rack. While still slightly warm, cut into 16 squares. Sprinkle lightly with 10X sugar. When cool, store the squares in a tightly covered container.