Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Baked oatmeal with apple topping

  I had a bunch of apples to use up from a, family apple picking outing, and so I decided on a nice, baked oatmeal with a apple topping. 
 

 
 
This is a great dish to whip up the night before!
 
 
BEFORE

BAKED
 

 1  orange squeezed
 
2 tsp
      apple pie spice or pumpkin pie spice
 
2 2/3
cups old-fashioned oats  
1/2
cup raisins or dried cherries
4
cups milk
1/3
cup packed brown sugar
2
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4
teaspoon salt
5
medium apples, chopped (4 cups) 
  
 
  • Heat oven to 350°F. In 2-quart casserole, mix oats, 4 cups milk, butter, cinnamon and salt and apples.
  • In a separate bowl, mix apples, raisins (or cherries), 2 tbsp orange juice, brown sugar and apple pie spice or pumpkin pie spice.
  •  Spoon apple mixture over the oatmeal mixture
  • 2 Bake uncovered 40 to 45 minutes or until most liquid is absorbed. Top with walnuts. Serve with additional milk.
 

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