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Apple-Cinnamon Oatmeal Mix

Apple cinnamon oatmeal is a breakfast staple at our house. It's a warm nutritious start to the day that keeps us going all morning. We used to buy the oatmeal mixes, but we think our homemade version is better! Feel free to substitute raisins or other dried fruit for the apples. —Lynne Van Wagenen, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 5 min.
  • Makes
    1 serving

Ingredients

  • 6 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 1-1/3 cups nonfat dry milk powder
  • 1 cup dried apples, diced
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • ADDITIONAL INGREDIENT (for each serving):
  • 1/2 cup water

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the first 8 ingredients. Store in an airtight container in a cool, dry place for up to 6 months. Yield: 8 cups.
  • To prepare oatmeal: Shake mix well. In a small saucepan, bring water to a boil; slowly stir in 1/2 cup mix. Cook and stir over medium heat for 1 minute. Remove from the heat. Cover and let stand for 1 minute or until oatmeal reaches desired consistency.
Nutrition Facts
1/2 cup: 171 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 1mg cholesterol, 185mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 4g fiber), 6g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch.

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