This classic oatmeal recipe is a well-balanced way to start your morning. This healthy breakfast will surely keep you satisfied until lunch.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease four 6-ounce au gratin dishes or one 1-1/2-quart casserole; set aside.

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  • In a medium saucepan combine milk and butter. Bring to boiling. Gradually stir in oats. Stir in dried apricots, dried cherries, raisins, 3 tablespoons of the brown sugar, the vanilla, and salt. Cook and stir for 1 minute. Transfer mixture to the prepared au gratin dishes or casserole. If using au gratin dishes, place in a 15x10x1-inch baking pan.

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  • Bake, uncovered, for 15 minutes. Sprinkle with the remaining 2 tablespoons brown sugar and the nuts. Bake, uncovered, about 5 minutes more or until bubbly. Cool slightly. If desired, serve warm oatmeal with additional dried fruit and milk.

Nutrition Facts

446 calories; 19 g total fat; 6 g saturated fat; 8 g polyunsaturated fat; 4 g monounsaturated fat; 24 mg cholesterol; 242 mg sodium. 604 mg potassium; 63 g carbohydrates; 5 g fiber; 44 g sugar; 9 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 1069 IU vitamin a; 1 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 1 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 28 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 172 mg calcium; 2 mg iron;

Reviews (2)

5 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 4
  • 4 star values: 1
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Rating: Unrated
02/25/2014
Not sure if my post went through so I'll try it again. This was awesome and made me a fan of cooked oatmeal. Other than in cookie form of course. I made it Saturday and it's gone. I will make it again this weekend.
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08/03/2014
This is a very good recipe. Double it and take it to a potluck brunch - it's a good alternative to all the egg dishes. I like it without added milk, doesn't seem like you need it. Toasted walnut & brown sugar on top is just the right touch.