Oatmeal Biscuits

Oatmeal Biscuits

Makes 24-32  

Source: Simply Delicious (Darina Allen) Ireland

These biscuits (what the Irish call cookies) are quite popular in Ireland where I got the recipe. They are nutritious and keep very well in a tin. The biscuits are tasty and crispy, appealing to all ages.  Don't compromise - make them with butter, because the flavor is immeasurably better.

1

lb

oatmeal (porridge oats)

 

 

455

grams

1

cups

butter

12

ounces

340

grams

1

Tbs 

corn syrup (golden syrup)

 

 

15

ml

1

tsp 

vanilla

 

 

5

ml

 

cup

castor sugar

8

ounces

225

grams

Preheat the oven to 350F [180C]
Use a Swiss roll tin, 10” x 15”  [25 cm x 38 cm].

Melt the butter, add the golden syrup and pure vanilla, stir in the sugar and oatmeal and mix well.
Spread into the tin and bake until golden brown and slightly caramelized, about 30 minutes.
Cut into 24-32 squares while still warm.

Note: 

Make half the recipe if a 9” x 13”  [23 cm x 33 cm] pan is used.

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