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Nova Scotia Oatcakes Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Linda Goodfriend

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 C oatmeal
1 C flour
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 C butter or oil
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/2 C brown sugar
1/4 C boiling water

Directions:
Directions:
1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees and line baking sheet with parchment paper.
2. Dissolve baking soda in boiling water (add a little more water if needed).
3. Combine dry ingredients with butter, then add dissolved baking soda.
4. Mold into a dough ball, then press it out onto a baking sheet. You can roll it out with a dough pin to make it thin as you want it to be about 1/4 inch thick.
5. Cover and chill for 10-15 minutes to firm up the dough, then remove and score down the idle and across to make 8-10 squares (you'll use these lines for clean cuts after it's done baking.
6. Bake for 12-15 minutes until they are golden brown. They should be crisp and crunchy, not chewy.
7. Separate the cakes along the score lines with a thin knife and then allow to cool.
8. Enjoy with your favorite coffee or tea or add them to you day pack for some quick energy during a hike or a long road trip.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8-10
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
Prep: 15 min. Cook: 12 min.
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
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