Raspberry Scotch Squares

 Source: Raspberry Scotch Squares, SaskFlax.com

Source: Raspberry Scotch Squares, SaskFlax.com

These raspberry scotch squares will be a big hit at your next tea party!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (250 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) ground flaxseed
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) baking powder
  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) lightly packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) butter or margarine
  • 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) rolled oats
  • 2 Tbsp (30 mL) whole flaxseed
  • 1 cup (250 mL) raspberry jam
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) flaked natural almonds

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 °F (190 °C).
  2. In a medium bowl, combine flour, ground flax, brown sugar, baking powder and salt.  Stir well. Add butter, cut in with a knife into smaller pieces then with finger rub butter into dry mixture until crumbly. Stir in oats and flaxseed.
  3. Press 2/3 of crumb mixture into a 13 x 9 inch (33 x 23 cm) pan that has been lightly sprayed with a nonstick cooking spray. Spread with jam.
  4. Add almonds to remaining crumbs and sprinkle over jam.  Pat lightly.
  5. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until golden. Remove to cooling rack. When cool cut into 6 rows lengthwise and crosswise.
 

Nutritional Analysis

 
 

YIELD: 18 servings.

SERVING SIZE: 2 squares.  Each serving contains 1 Tbsp (15 mL) of flax.

Per Serving
Calories 242
Total Fat 9 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Carbohydrates 37 g
Fiber 3 g
Sugars g
Protein 5 g
Sodium 127 mg
Potassium 165 mg