Toasted Oat Squares

 Source: Toasted Oat Squares, SaskFlax

Source: Toasted Oat Squares, SaskFlax

Good for kids lunches and after school snacks.


  • 1/2 cup (125 mL)   firmly packed brown sugar       
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL)  corn syrup         
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL)  pea butter         
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL)  ground flaxseed      
  • 3 cups (750 mL) toasted oat cereal (O shape)       
  • 3  (1 oz./25.5 g) pouches fruit snacks    


  1. Spray an 8 inch (20 cm) square pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. In a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, combine brown sugar and corn syrup; stirring constantly. Bring to a boil and immediately remove from heat. Stir in pea butter and ground flaxseed until smooth. Add cereal and fruit snacks.  Mix well.
  3. Press into prepared pan. Let cool before cutting into squares.

Nutritional Analysis


YIELD: 12 servings.

SERVING SIZE: per square. Each serving contains 2 tsp (10 mL) of flax.

Per Serving
Calories 230
Total Fat 8 g
Saturated Fat 1.5 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Carbohydrates 36 g
Fiber 2 g
Sugars g
Protein 4 g
Sodium 130 mg
Potassium 52 mg