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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Makes 20

This easy yet delicious recipe was whipped up by the Year 7 pupils from the Priory School in Suffolk

Nutrition:
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal236
fat12g
saturates6g
carbs30g
sugars16g
fibre2g
protein4g
low insalt0.42g
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Ingredients

  • 200g butter
  • 175g soft brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp thin-cut marmalade
  • 2 tsp ground mixed spice
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 175g porridge oats
  • 200g self-raising flour , plus extra for dusting
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 175g dried fruit - try chopped glacé cherries, apricots and sultanas
  • 100g nuts , chopped (we used hazelnuts)

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat oven to 160C/140C fan/gas 3. Cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Mix the marmalade with 2 tbsp boiling water. Stir into the creamed mix, then add the spices, oats, flour and baking powder. Mix in the fruit and nuts.

  • STEP 2

    Dust your hands and surface with flour and roll the dough into a long sausage shape. Cut into about 20 discs. Place on a baking tray lined with baking parchment, spaced out as they will spread. Bake for about 25 mins until golden brown.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, September 2009

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