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Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Cherry Almond Oatmeal

We are in Pennsylvania visiting my parents, and my sister-in-law introduced me to this great oatmeal recipe.  We made it one night and it was a huge success!  This breakfast would be a great addition to your three-month plan!

Almond extract, cherry pie filling, old fashioned oats, salt, powdered sugar, and cooking spray

First, measure out your oats, powdered sugar, and salt and mix thoroughly in a bowl.

Next, spray your crockpot thoroughly with cooking spray, and pour in your dry ingredients.

Open up a can of cherry pie filling...

And pour onto the dry mixture in the crockpot.

Add water, and stir.

Cook overnight......

And in the morning, you'll have a delicious hot breakfast waiting for you.

Even the kids loved it!

Cherry Almond Oatmeal
(serves about 6)

3 c oats
3/4 c powdered sugar
1/4 tsp salt
1 can cherry pie filling
6 c water
1 tsp almond extract

Spray the inside of your crockpot thoroughly with cooking spray so the oatmeal won't stick.  Combine your dry ingredients in a bowl, then pour that into the crockpot.  Add cherries, water, and almond extract, and stir. Turn on crockpot to "low" setting and allow it to cook for 8 hours.  Enjoy!

This recipe would be really great with apple pie filling and cinnamon!  Any other yummy combinations you can think of??