Right at the top of this I have to say that I don't often "measure" things. I will do my best to put this down as I did it.
2 med. pumpkins. 1 qt. white grape juice or apple juice 1 1/2 c sugar 2 Tbsp pumpkin pie spice
Split and de-seed pumpkins. Quarter and bake for 1 hr in 350 oven. Let cool till able to touch. Peel and cut pumpkin into med. chunks. Put in a dutch oven. Pour juice over top and cook over low until most of the moisture is gone. 3 to 5 hrs. Add sugar and pie spice to mixture. Cook for 1 hr. longer. Put into sterilize pt jars and refrigerate. Makes 4 pts.
Using smaller portions a can of pumpkin can be used, not pumpkin pie filling. Slenda can be used instead of sugar, add until sweet enough for you.
I don't have the nutritional information. Sorry
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Want your oatmeal cereal "to go"? This easy, versatile recipe lets you mix your favorite flavored oatmeal with oat bran and dried fruit for a dense, filling, and tasty oat muffin.
Ingredients: - Nonstick cooking spray - 1 box of flavored instant oatmeal packets (12.3 oz) - 16 ounces of oat bran (1 box Hodgson Mill Oat Bran hot cereal works great) - 4 ounces of dried fruit (raisins, cranberries, etc.) - 5 ½ cups of BOILING water - Optional: sugar or Splenda
Directions: 1) Preheat oven to 425 degrees. 2) Spray 2 12-count cupcake/muffin pans with nonstick cooking spray (DO NOT use cupcake liners! Muffins will stick to the liners.) 3) Combine cereal packets, oat bran, and dried fruit in a large bowl. 4) Add boiling water. Stir until mixed and the batter starts to thicken. 5) Spoon batter evenly into the cupcake/muffin pans. 6) OPTIONAL: Sprinkle sugar or Splenda on top of muffins. (Worth the few extra calories in my opinion.) 7) Bake for 25 minutes. 8) Cool for 10 minutes. Use a butter knife to loosen muffins around the edges before removing from the pan.
Makes 24 muffins.
Storage: Store in the refrigerator or freezer within 24 hours. I store half in the refrigerator and half in the freezer.
Combo Suggestions: - Quaker Oats Strawberries & Cream instant oatmeal plus diced dried pineapple (my favorite) - Apple & Cinnamon instant oatmeal plus raisins - Quaker Oats Weight Control Banana Bread Instant Oatmeal plus dried cranberries and a mashed banana - Whatever you like!
Dietary Information Amount Per Serving: Serving size = 1 muffin Calories = 125 Total Fat = 2.5 g Cholesterol = 0 mg Sodium = 79 mg Total Carbohydrates = 26 g Sugar = 9 g Total Fiber = 4 g Soluble Fiber = 2 g Protein = 4 g (Dietary Information based on Quaker Oats Strawberries & Cream instant oatmeal, Hodgson Mill Oat Bran Hot Cereal, and 4.25 oz dried sweetened cranberries. Optional sugar on top is extra—typically 5 calories with white sugar.)
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