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Mix Ahead Flavored Oatmeal

No recipe image available.Make your own instant oatmeal mix. This recipe makes a great gift.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 cups quick cooking oats
3/4 cup Splenda® Granular
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon butter flavored granules
1/4 teaspoon salt

Cooking Directions:

  1. In a plastic bag or airtight container, combine all ingredients. Store until ready for use. Shake mix together when you are ready to use.

Makes 7 servings.

Microwave Cooking Directions: Place 1/3 cup oat mixture in a microwave-safe bowl. Add 2/3 cup water. Microwave on high for 2 minutes or until desired consistency is reached. Stir and serve immediately. Makes 1 serving.

Stove-Top Cooking Directions: In a small saucepan over high heat, bring 2/3 cup water to a brisk boil. Add 1/3 cup oat mixture and cook for 1 minute, stirring occasionally. Let stand until desired consistency is reached. Makes 1 serving.

Flavor Variations:

  • Maple Spice Flavor - For each serving of oatmeal, stir in 1/8 teaspoon imitation maple flavoring and 1/8 butter flavor granules into oatmeal before cooking.
  • Apple Spice Flavor - For each serving of oatmeal, stir in 1 pinch ground nutmeg into oatmeal before cooking and 2 tablespoons applesauce after cooking.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/7 of recipe; 1/3 cup dry mix): Calories 100, Carbohydrates 17 g, Protein 3 g, Dietary Fiber 2 g, Total Fat 2 g, Saturated Fat 0.5 g, Cholesterol 0 mg, Sodium 170 mg.

Recipe courtesy of Splenda, Inc. Splenda® is a no-calorie sweetener made from sugar that is suitable for diabetics. For more information regarding this product, please call 1-800-777-5363 or visit their website at www.splenda.com.