Monday, December 2, 2013

Baked strawberry oatmeal recipe from Driscoll's Berries

Tired of traditional oatmeal? Try this fun and tasty baked strawberry oatmeal. For an added "Wow" delight
your kids by cutting the finished product into whimsical shapes using cookie cutters. Mom Blogger, Kristy Bernardo, created this recipe. It is a year round favorite she makes for her family.

  •  2 cups oats (quick-cooking)
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 7 whole Driscoll's strawberries, hulled
  • Driscoll's Blueberries, Strawberries and/or Raspberries (optional for topping)
In a large bowl, mix together oats, brown sugar, milk, baking powder and a beaten egg. In a separate bowl puree strawberries with an immersion blender or use a a blender or food processor to puree the strawberries. Mix pureed strawberries into oat mixture. Pour oat mixture into 13x9 greased baking dish. Bake for 15-20 minutes at 375 degrees until mixture is thick and slightly firm. Remove from oven, let sit five minutes then cut into squares and serve. Optional: For added fun use favorite cookie cutters to cut out shapes from oatmeal. Place shapes on plates and create designs on top with fresh Driscoll's berries. Optional toppings: Before baking sprinkle brown sugar (about 1/4 cup) on top of the oatmeal.

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