Monday, October 18, 2010

Easy Pumpkin Oatmeal

When the frost is on the pumpkin, this pumpkin oatmeal will warm you up!

Easy Pumpkin Oatmeal

1 1/2 cups quick-cooking rolled oats
1 cup milk, more or less as desired
3/4 cup canned pumpkin puree
1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
4 tablespoons brown sugar (or to taste)
maple syrup, as desired
1 tablespoon butter, optional

In a medium, microwave safe bowl, combine oats, milk, pumpkin, spices and brown sugar.  Stir together and microwave for 2 minutes. Stir mixture again (add more milk if desired) and microwave for an additonal 1 minute. Drizzle with mayple syrup and dot with butter. Serve warm.


Yenta Mary said...

Now I know what to do with the leftovers from having made pumpkin bread yesterday ... :)

Steadfast Ahoy! said...

Now that sounds amazing. A cool variation on a theme. When I get creative with oatmeal, I add nuts, raisins and cinnamon. I will definitely give this one a try.

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