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Overnight Flax Oatmeal Recipe

Fans of the healthy benefits of flaxseed will enjoy this hearty oatmeal. It's full of yummy raisins and dried cranberries, too.—Susan Smith, Ocean View, New Jersey
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 7 hours YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups water
  • 1 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup ground flaxseed
  • 1/2 cup 2% milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon molasses

Directions

  • 1. In a 3-qt. slow cooker, combine all ingredients. Cover and cook on low for 7-8 hours or until liquid is absorbed and oatmeal is tender. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 322 calories, 9 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 2 mg cholesterol, 28 mg sodium, 63 g carbohydrate, 8 g fiber, 9 g protein.