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  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Firmly packed brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Sifted all purpose flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 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.

Recipe Summary

Cook Time: 
30 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2648 Calories from Fat 847

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 96 g147.3%

Saturated Fat 34.5 g172.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 332.4 mg110.8%

Sodium 1028.6 mg42.9%

Total Carbohydrates 422 g140.7%

Dietary Fiber 25.3 g101.2%

Sugars 312.5 g

Protein 40 g79.9%

Vitamin A 34.6% Vitamin C 8.8%

Calcium 78% Iron 80.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Oatmeal Currant Squares Recipe