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[Recipe] Scottish Oatcakes

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Oatcakes have become one of my very favourite things to have as a morning snack. I usually have them when I grab a coffee at work. I order my coffee, and I look over into the display case and those oatcakes are there, staring me down. And I cave. They are just so stinkin’ yummy.

I can’t be spending money every day on coffee AND a treat. Nope, no way. That adds up. So I decided I’d make my own oatcakes on the weekend and take them with me to work. Then I can savour them at my desk with my coffee and be proud that I didn’t spend anything extra on them. I made them heart-shaped. I love my heart-shaped cookie cutter and this was the perfect time to use it. It’s the perfect size. If you don’t have an appropriately sized cookie cutter, you can just cut the dough into evenly sized squares, which is a bit more traditional than using a heart-shaped cookie cutter.

My Scottish husband stole my heart though, so I’m going to continue to use my heart-shaped cutter for these Scottish oatcakes.

This is also a great recipe to have on hand during the Scot Tournament of Hearts, yes? *giggle*

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