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Date & Pecan Oatmeal with Ice Cream Recipe

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This recipe for Date & Pecan Oatmeal with Ice Cream, by , is from The Taylor Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Eric/Darlene Taylor
Added: Wednesday, September 3, 2008


1 cup water
1 cup milk
1 pinch of salt
1/2 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
1/2 cup chopped dates
1/2 cup pecans,toasted and capped
1/2 cup chocolate chips
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/4 cup butter
vanilla ice cream

In a large saucepan set over medium-high heat,
bring water,milk and salt to a boil; slowly whisk in oats. Let it return o a boil, then simmer until oatmeal is thick and oats are soft. Combine dates, pecans, chocolate chips, sugar, cinnamon and butter to make a streusel-like topping.
Divide oatmeal equally into bowls. Sprinkle
liberally with streusel topping and a healthy scoop of quality vanilla ice cream.

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