This is a comforting warm breakfast option that truly hits the spot! The leftovers were fabulous the next day as well. A great, healthy and wholesome breakfast option.
1/3 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/3 cup raisins (or other chopped dried fruit; optional)
3 tablespoons chopped walnuts (optional)
1 cup milk
1/2 cup applesauce
2 tablespoons oil
1 egg (beaten)
Combine oats, brown sugar, baking powder, and optional dried fruit and nuts in a medium bowl. Combine milk, applesauce, oil and egg in a separate bowl. Add to oat mixture; stir well.
Pour into a greased 8 x 8-inch baking pan. Sprinkle cinnamon on top. Bake in preheated oven at 350F for 25 minutes. Serve warm with milk. Serves 3-4.