March 27, 2011

Cozy Oatmeal

I found this recipe searching through Country Living's website. It looks yummy. I'm not a big walnut fan so I'd probably substitute a different nut like almonds or pecans.  Enjoy!

Ingredients
1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp salt
1 cup quick-cooking oats
2/3 cup shredded apple
1/3 cup raisins
2 tbsp pure maple syrup
2 tbsp chopped walnuts (or other nuts)
Butter

Directions
In a 2-quart saucepan, combine 2 cups water, cinnamon, and salt; bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Add oats and cook 3 minutes.
Stir in the shredded apple, raisins, 1 tbsp maple syrup, and 1 tbsp nuts. Cook 5 minutes more. Divide oatmeal between 2 serving bowls. Drizzle remaining maple syrup over top and sprinkle with nuts. Garnish with butter, if desired.
Tips & Techniques
Instant oats may be used instead of the quick-cooking kind. Combine 2 cups water, cinnamon, salt, oats, apples, and raisins. Bring to a boil and remove from heat; top with the maple syrup, walnuts, and butter, if desired


Miz Helen’s Country Cottage

11 comments:

  1. oh, this does look SO good!! My kids only eat that nasty instant stuff, so it would never do here at my place. But maybe for company . . . Thanks so much for stopping by my place and following!!

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  2. Looks delicious! Following back from Mommy's Peanut Gallery :) Blessings!

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  3. Wow - that looks yummy! I might have to try it!

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  5. Looks delicious and is making me hungry :) Thank you so much for linking to my blog on your favorites. I'm so flattered, although I know why that photo cracks you up. I live with him and it still makes my day!

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  6. He looks like a real little character. I'm looking forward to seeing more. =)

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  7. a new follower...hope you can follow me back here...thanks! http://www.explorerminded.com/2011/03/follow-me-back-tuesday/

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  8. love the recipe, but especially the picture! New follower from the Coupon Scoop hop, would love a retun follow please, thanks!

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  9. Hi Tamara,
    This Oatmeal looks so delicious and very comforting. I know that we will really enjoy this recipe. Thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and hope to see you next week!

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  10. Congratulations Tamara!
    You are featured on Full Plate Thursday this week. You are welcome to pick up your Red Plate, enjoy!

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  11. Sounds good, Tamara! I love oatmeal and this is so much better than the instant, flavored oatmeal!
    Beth

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