Flax Squares

 Source: Flax Squares, SaskFlax

Source: Flax Squares, SaskFlax

Add some flax to your diet and treat yourself to these flax squares.

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) all-purpose flour            
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) skim milk powder         
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) ground flaxseed      
  • 2 Tbsp (30 mL) whole flaxseed       
  • 3/4 tsp (4 mL) baking powder       
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) baking soda            
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) ground ginger       
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt        
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) brown sugar         
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) canola oil        
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) molasses    
  • 1 egg                      
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) 1% milk         
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) quick oats         
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) dark raisins         
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) whole almonds     

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF (180ºC). Spray a 8 inch (20 cm) pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. In a bowl, combine flour, skim milk powder, ground and whole flaxseed, baking powder and baking soda, ginger and salt.  Mix well and set aside.
  3. In another bowl, beat together brown sugar, oil, molasses and egg. 
  4. Add half the dry mixture to the sugar mixture; stir. Add milk and remaining dry mixture; stir until moistened. 
  5. Add quick oats and raisins.  Stir until evenly distributed. Turn into prepared pan.  Level batter and sprinkle with almonds.
  6. Bake 20 minutes. Remove from oven and cool completely on a rack. Cover and store at room temperature.
 

Nutritional Analysis

 
 

YIELD: 16 servings.

SERVING SIZE: Per square. Each serving contains 1 tsp (5 mL) of flax.

Per Serving
Calories 150
Total Fat 6 g
Saturated Fat 0.5 g
Cholesterol 10 mg
Carbohydrates 20 g
Fiber 2 g
Sugars g
Protein 3 g
Sodium 75 mg
Potassium 178 mg