January is Oatmeal Month
By Angela Billings
Oatmeal can be used in so many ways and it is heart healthy. Eat it as a hot
cereal, bake cookies and make cakes with these recipes.
Start the day out with a hot
bowl of oatmeal just add some butter and sprinkle with brown sugar. If you
would like more topping options try these: Bananas, cinnamon, peaches,
strawberries, jams, jellies, granola, sliced almonds and raisins. The
options are numerous.
1 1/2 cups boiling
1 cup oats
1/2 cup melted shortening
1 cup brown sugar
1 1/2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspon cinnamon
boiling water over oats and let stand about 20 minutes. Mix remaining
ingredients well and then add the oats, beat well Bake 30-40 minutes at 350
1 stick butter
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup cream
1 cup nuts
1 cup coconut
1 teaspoon vanilla
Mix together and boil 2 - 3 minutes and then pour over
cake and return to oven and brown top about 5 more minutes
1 cup butter
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 1/4 cup flour
1 1/4 cup rolled quick oats
1 teaspoon baking powder
3/4 cup coconut
Beat egg in medium sized bowl. Add butter, brown and white sugar. Cream well.
Add flour, oats, baking soda, baking powder, and coconut. Mix. Drop by
heaping teaspoon onto an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 deg. F. for 12 to
15 minutes or until golden brown.
Angela Billings is a stay at home wife and mother who publishes an online
newsletter Home and Family Ezine.