Old-Fashioned Oatmeal With Apples, Raisins and Honey-Toasted Wal

READY IN: 20mins
PaulaG
Recipe by Annacia

This homey, comforting cereal is like warm granola, especially with the crunchy honey-toasted walnut topping.

Top Review by PaulaG

Hot cereal is something we have 2 to 3 times a week for breakfast. The recipe was reduced by half using only 2/3 cup of oats. As I don't read directions well the apple juice was substituted for part of the water. The apple was coarsely grated and the yogurt was Greek low fat yogurt. This is a hearty and warming breakfast treat that really sticks with you. Made for Zaar Stars Tag Game.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Stir chopped walnuts in small nonstick skillet over medium heat until lightly toasted, about 3 minutes.
  2. Drizzle honey over and stir until honey thickens and coats nuts, about 2 minutes.
  3. Remove skillet from heat.
  4. Stir to loosen nuts from skillet and cool.
  5. Bring 3 cups water to boil in heavy medium saucepan.
  6. Add oats and salt and stir over medium heat until oats are softened and very thick, about 5 minutes.
  7. Stir in apple juice, chopped apple, brown sugar, raisins and cinnamon. Reduce heat to low, cover and cook until apples are tender, about 3-5 minutes.
  8. Divide cereal among 4 bowls.
  9. Top with vanilla yogurt and honey-toasted walnuts and serve.

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