Chewy chocolate oat squares recipe

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makes: 24
Skill: easy
Cost: cheap
Prep: 15 min
Cooking: 35 min
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  • Chewy chocolate oat squares are a cross between a cake and a flapjack and so easy to make. The kids will love making these with you. Ready in under 1hr, this simple tray bake is made with cocoa powder to give it a rich, chocolatey flavour, drizzled with melted white chocolate and packed with rolled oats. These squares are a cross between a cake and a flapjack. Store in an airtight container for up to 2 days.


    • 75g butter, softened
    • 175g light brown soft sugar
    • 125g runny honey
    • 3 medium eggs
    • 125g rolled oats
    • 175g plain flour
    • ½tsp bicarbonate of soda
    • 2tbsp cocoa powder, sifted
    • 125g white chocolate, cut into cubes, plus 50g melted


    • Heat the oven to 180C, gas 4. Grease and line a 30x24cm Swiss roll tin with baking parchment.

    • In a large bowl, mix the butter, sugar and honey, then stir in the eggs, followed by the oats. Sift over the flour, bicarbonate of soda, cocoa and chocolate; fold to combine.

    • Pour into the tin and bake for 35 mins, until cooked through.

    • Leave to cool in the tin, drizzle over the melted chocolate. Allow to set, then cut into squares.

    Top tip for making Chewy chocolate oat squares

    Decorate with extra chocolates, such as Rolos, Smarties or Flake.

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