Total Time
30mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

From Time Life: Cooking of the British Isles. it says in Scotland they are traditionally buttered and served with herring or cheese but may also be spread with honey or jam

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Half a cup at a time, grate in electric blender 1 cup of the oatmeal.
  3. Combine that 1 cup of oatmeal, salt and baking power in a bowl.
  4. Stir in melted butter.
  5. When butter has been absorbed, stir in hot water, 1 tsp at a time untill you've made a smooth but firm paste.
  6. Roll mixture into a ball.
  7. Place on wax paper sprinkled with 1/4 cup remaining oatmeal.
  8. Roll ball in oatmeal until completely covered.
  9. Spread another 1/4 cup oatmeal over the table and roll ball flat (to about an 8 inch circle 1/8 in thick) over the oatmeal.
  10. Cut into 8 pie shaped wedges.
  11. Place leftover 1/4 cup oatmeal on baking sheet and carefully move wedges onto sheet.
  12. Bake on middle rack for approx 15 minutes or until light brown.
  13. Turn off heat and open oven door and leave the baking sheet in for 4-5 minutes, until wedges are firm and crisp.
  14. Serve immediately.

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