|2 cups||Regular; (not instant) rolled oats|
|¾ cup||Raisins or chopped pitted prunes|
|2||Apples or firm pears; shredded|
|Milk or cream; warmed, for serving|
|Brown sugar; for serving|
In a heavy saucepan, combine water, milk, oats and salt; place over medium-high heat. Bring to a boil, cover, reduce heat to achieve a simmer, and cook for 5 minutes. Stir in the prunes, apples and cinnamon to taste; continue to simmer, stirring frequently, until tender, about 5 minutes more. Spoon into bowls. Pass milk and sugar at the table. Yield: 4 servings.
Recipe Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch - 12-14-1998 This recipe is among more than 100 in "James McNair's Breakfast" (Chronicle Books, $14.95), a newly revised edition of the 1985 original Formatted for MasterCook by Susan Wolfe - swolfe1@...
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