(Submitted by Yolanda)


    Extremely quick and simple to make and excellent with tea. The recipe is blissfully simple, and the porportions are very easy to memorize. I also like to call them “Friendly Persuasion”, and I’ll tell you why in a bit.

makes 2 rounds like the one above


  • 100 grams of flour (half whole wheat)
  • 100 grams of oats
  • 50 grams of sugar
  • 100 grams of butter or margarine


  1. Combine butter and sugar in a bowl and mix well. Add oats and flour and mix into the mixture until you have a combined lump of dough. Add a little more flour if needed to stop the dough sticking.
  2. Divide in two and spread with your hands onto baking trays in two round disks. Bake in a 180 C degrees oven for 7 minutes, then take out and cut into eight pie slices with a spatula as shown above. Return to oven and bake an additonal 3-5 minutes. Remove individual slices with a spatula and leave on a tray or rack to cool. They may seem soft at first but will harden once cooled.


I call them “Friendly Persuasion” because I have always equated oats with the Quaker man on the Quaker Oats carton. It’s so funny how the carton reads “Can help remove cholestreol” because the oats didn’t seem to have done the portly Quaker any good. Anyhow, that;s the recipe, and I hope you enjoy it friends.