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Go-lite: Cocoa Squares

Author/Submitted by: Go-Lite is a collection of recipes compiled by Anne Lindsay and presented in "Health & Well-Fare" article, Canadian Living [magazine] Jul 95
Servings: 16
Categories: Chocolate / Cookies / Desserts / Low-Fat/Low-Cal

1/2  cup  Quick-cooking oats
3  tablespoons  Butter
2/3  cup  Granulated sugar
1    Egg
1/3  cup  Plain low-fat yogurt
1  teaspoon  Vanilla
1  cup  All-purpose flour
1/4  cup  Unsweetened baking chocolate, sifted
1  teaspoon  Baking powder
1  teaspoon  Baking soda
1/4  teaspoon  Salt

1/2  cup  Icing sugar
1  tablespoon  Unsweetened cocoa powder
1  tablespoon  Light cream cheese
1  tablespoon  Milk

1. In small bowl, mix rolled oats with 1 cup hot water. Let cool. In large bowl, cream butter with sugar; beat in egg, yogurt and vanilla. Stir in oats. In separate bowl, mix flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Stir in oats mixture just until combined. Do not overmix. Pour batter into greased 8-inch square cake pan. Bake in 350F/180C oven for 30-35 minutes or until centre springs back when lightly pressed. Let cool.

2. Icing: Beat together icing sugar, cocoa and cream cheese; beat in milk until smooth. Spread over cake.

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