Oatmeal Muffin

Source: Muffin Mania by Cathy Prange & Joan Pauli.

1 cup oatmeal
1 cup boiling water
Mix and let stand for 20 minutes.

1 1/2 cup brown sugar or less
1/2 cup butter or margarin
2 eggs well beaten
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
1 tsp vanilla
1 cup all purpose flour
3/4 cup dates cut fine or 1 cup raisins


  1. Cream sugar and butter.
  2. Add eggs and beat.
  3. Add the dates to the dry ingredients and add.
  4. Add vanilla
  5. Stir in oatmeal mixture gently
  6. Bake 375 F for 20-25 minutes.

handful of coconut added to this butter makes a nice variation***


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