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INSTANT OATMEAL PACKETS
       Recipe By :Make Your Own Groceries by Daphne Metaxas Hartwig
      Serving Size : 8 Preparation Time :0:00
      Categories : Granola & Oatmeal Mixes
       Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
      -------- ------------ --------------------------------
      3 Cups Quick-Cooking Oats
      Salt
      8 Plastic Sandwich Bags

Put 1/2 Cup oats in a blender and whirl at high speed until powdery; reserve in a small bowl and repeat procedure with an additional 1/2 Cup oats.

If you're using a food processor, powder the 1 Cup of oats in one motion.

Into each sandwich bag put 1/4 Cup unpowdered oats, 2 talespoons powdered oats, and a scant 1/4 teaspoon salt.  Store in a box or airtight container.

To serve Empty packet into a bowl. Add 3/4 Cup boiling water; stir and let stand for 2 minutes.

For thicker oatmeal, use less water; for thinner, use more water. (I microwave for 1 1/2 - 2 1/2 minutes or until done on high)

      APPLE-CINNAMON OATMEAL
      To each packet add 1 tablespoon sugar,
      1/4 teaspoon cinnamon,
      2 tablespoon chopped dried apples.

      SWEETENED OATMEAL
      To each packet add 1 tablespoon sugar

      CINNAMON-SPICE OATMEAL
      To each packet add 1 tablespoon sugar,
      1/4 teaspoon cinnamon,
      scant 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg.

      OATMEAL WITH RAISINS AND BROWN SUGAR
      To each packet add 1 tablespoon packed brown sugar
      1 tablespoon raisins.

      WHEAT GERM OATMEAL
      To each packet add 2 tablrspoon any kind of wheat germ

      FRUIT AND CREAM (This is my own to satisfy the kids)
      To each packet add 1 tablespoon dry milk
      2 tablespoon dried fruit or fresh fruit after cooking or jam.

Source:
      "From Master Mixes (Debbie Leger)"
marika