Strawberry Squares
Preparation
15 MIN
Cooking
45 MIN
Servings
12

Strawberry Squares

Ingredients

    Oatmeal Crisp

  • 1 1/4 cups (310 ml) quick cooking rolled oats
  • 1 cup (250 ml) all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) whole-wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup (180 ml) unsalted butter, softened

    Filling

  • 5 cups (1.25 litres) hulled and sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1 tablespoon (15 ml) cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) sugar

Preparation

  1. Butter a 20-cm (8-inch) square pan. With the rack in the middle position, preheat the oven to 190 °C (375 °F).

Oatmeal Crisp

  1. In a bowl, combine all the ingredients. Set aside.

Filling

  1. In a saucepan, combine 500 ml (2 cups) of strawberries, the cornstarch and sugar. Bring to boil while stirring and simmer over medium heat for about 2 minutes. Remove from the heat and stir in the remaining strawberries. Set aside.

Assembly

  1. Spread half the crisp mixture in the pan and press lightly. Layer with the strawberries mixture and sprinkle with the remaining crisp. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes until golden brown and crispy.