Berry Almond Crumble Oatmeal

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Karen..

adapted from Quaker

Top Review by PaulaG

I selected this for Zaar Tag as I am always looking for different ways to prepare oatmeal. The recipe has promise; however, I did have some problems with it. The recipe was reduced to 2 servings and my first attempt at making the topping was a disaster. Please don't try this with Splenda Brown Sugar Blend--it didn't work well for me. Also, there seemed to much topping for the 2 servings. The second go at the topping, the quantity was cut in half which seemed better portion sized. The sugar caused this to burn quickly and I would suggest stirring every 30 seconds or so to ensure that this doesn't happen. I might like to try this again and make the topping in the oven to see if that works better.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. For topping, combine oats and almonds in glass pie plate. In microwave, heat on HIGH 2 to 4 minutes or until light golden brown, stirring every minute. Cool completely. In a amall bowl combine brown sugar and cinnamon. Add to oat mixture, mix well.
  2. For oatmeal, bring milk and cinnamon to a boil in medium saucepan; stir in oats.
  3. Return to a boil; reduce heat to medium. Cook 1 minute for quick oats, 5 minutes for old fashioned oats, stirring occasionally.
  4. Gently stir in blueberries; Continue cooking, until blueberries are heated through and most of liquid is absorbed, about 1 minute.
  5. Spoon oatmeal into bowls. Sprinkle topping over oatmeal.

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