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
- Cream sugar and butter.
- Add eggs and beat.
- Add the dates to the dry ingredients and add.
- Add vanilla
- Stir in oatmeal mixture gently
- Bake 375 F for 20-25 minutes.
handful of coconut added to this butter makes a nice variation***