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Raisin Oatmeal Mix Recipe

Raisin Oatmeal Mix Recipe

"We like the sweet cinnamony flavor of this instant oatmeal at our house," relates Robert Caummisar of Grayson, Kentucky. The mix makes it convenient to zap a bowl in the microwave for a speedy breakfast. If you like milk with your oatmeal, you can pour a little on top before serving.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:14 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup chopped dried apples or dried banana chips
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ADDITIONAL INGREDIENT (for each serving):
  • 3/4 cup water

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Store in an airtight container in a cool dry place for up to 1 month. Yield: 7 cups.
  • 2. To prepare oatmeal: In a deep microwave-safe bowl, combine 1/2 cup oatmeal mix and 3/4 cup water. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 45 seconds; stir. Cook 30-45 seconds longer or until bubbly. Let stand 2 minutes. Yield: 14 servings (7 cups mix).
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup equals 186 calories, 2 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 175 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 6 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 2-1/2 starch.