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Gingerbread Oatmeal

Gingerbread Oatmeal


1 cup 1% low-fat milk

Pinch salt

½ cup old fashioned oats

1 ½ teaspoons dark brown sugar

1 teaspoon molasses

1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon, plus more for sprinkling

1/4 teaspoon ground ginger

Pinch ground cloves

1 tablespoon whipped cream


Place the milk and salt into a medium saucepan and bring to a gentle boil. Stir in the oats, sugar, molasses, cinnamon, ginger and cloves and cook, stirring occasionally, until the oats are tender and the oatmeal has thickened, about 5 minutes.

Serve dolloped with whipped cream and sprinkle of cinnamon.

Makes 1 serving

* This can be made with any variety of oats, adjust cooking time accordingly

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