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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.

Breakfast

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.

Oatmeal Cake

1 1/2 cups boiling water
1 cup oats
1/2 cup melted shortening
1 cup brown sugar
2 eggs
1 1/2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspon cinnamon

Pour 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 degree.

Icing

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

Oatmeal Cookies

1 egg
1 cup butter
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 cup white sugar
1 1/4 cup flour
1 1/4 cup rolled quick oats
1 teaspoon baking soda
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.  http://www.homeandfamilyezine.com  

 

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