Sunday, October 10, 2010
It was great with Milk for Breakfast.
2 banana's. peeled and diced
1 1/4 c dates, pitted and chopped
1/4 c hot water
1 Tbsp vanilla extract
1 tsp ground cinnamon
8 cups quick cooking oats8 oz dried mixed fruit
8 oz blanched slivered almonds
Preheat oven to 250
Puree the bananas and dates in a food processor. Add the brown sugar, hot water, vanilla and cinnamon. mix well.
Pour mixture into a large mixing bowl, add oatmeal and mix well.
Spread onto large baking sheets and bake at 250 for 1-1 1/2 hrs stirring frequently. Cook longer for crunchier if desired. Once cooled add the dried fruits and nuts, as little or as much as you want. and mix.