Blueberry Oatmeal Squares

“Delightful combination of blueberries and rolled oats make a wonderful square. Taken from a magazine I read on my way to work.”
READY IN:
1hr 10mins
YIELD:
24 squares
UNITS:
Metric

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Filling: In saucepan bring blueberries, sugar and orange juice to boil; reduce the heat and simmer until tender, about 10 minutes.
  2. Whisk cornstarch with 2 tbsp water and whisk into blueberries and boil, stirring until thickened, about 1 minute.
  3. Place plastic wrap on the surface of berries and refrigerate until cooled, about 1 hour.
  4. In large bowl whisk together oats, flour, orange rind and salt.
  5. With pastry blender cut in cold butter until you have coarse crumbs.
  6. Press 1/2 of mixture into a 8 inch square parchment lined metal cake pan.
  7. Spread with blueberry filling.
  8. Sprinkle with the rest of oat mixture and press lightly.
  9. Bake in centre of a 350 degree oven until lightly brown, about 45 minutes. Let cool and cut into squares.
  10. Enjoy.
  11. Time does not include the 1 hour of cooling the blueberry filling.

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