Amish Oatmeal Treats

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Try this Amish Oatmeal Treats recipe which is a great option for a healthy breakfast. This recipe is also one of the most tasty snack ideas and fun foods for kids in their lunch boxes. It will not only encourage kids to eat healthily but also makes eating tasty snacks so much fun. It is a perfectly wholesome snack you can eat any time of the day and one of the best ways to lose weight. You can either eat these healthy oatmeal treats just on their own or crumble them in a bowl with a scoop of Greek yogurt with a topping of your favorite fruit, and you’re good to go. These treats are a great option for a post or pre-workout snack. Have it as a dessert after a meal with your family. Make it a part of your healthy food menu for a lazy Sunday brunch. You’ll never be able to believe how soft, chewy and crumbly these oatmeal treats turn out. If you wish to make these beauties gluten-free, make sure to substitute the regular oats with gluten-free oats and add any gluten-free flour, almond or walnut flour in the place of a regular all-purpose flour.

Eating healthy doesn’t have to be boring. Tasty snack ideas and recipes are always worth your precious efforts especially if the ingredients are simple and uncomplicated. Incorporating healthy food choices in your diet can be easy with easy and tasty snacks. These treats look gorgeous and vibrant if you add a layer of strawberry bits on top of the oats and bake them. All the flavors from baked strawberries ooze to become a juicy sweet and tangy pulp and settle into these little treats. Try adding mixed berries such as blueberries, strawberries, blackberries, cranberries or apples in this recipe.

Some nutrition facts on oatmeal include low content in saturated fats and sugar. Oatmeal is also very low in sodium and makes for a perfect breakfast option. Additionally, oats have no cholesterol and have been known to reduce cholesterol which makes it a superfood. The nutrition in oats is the best excuse for baking recipes that are healthy and wholesome. In this recipe for extra deliciousness and nutrition, add a handful of toasted nuts to the batter if possible. Choose from a varied choice of nuts like pecans, almonds, Brazil nuts, macadamia, cashew nuts are all great options. You can even add healthy seeds like sunflower seeds, hemp seeds, flax seeds, pumpkin seeds, etc. Try adding raisins, cranberries or Goji berries in this recipe or spice powders like cinnamon or pumpkin pie spice. Add a dash of cocoa, marshmallows, dark chocolate chips or cacao nibs into this wonderful oatmeal treats recipe.Thank you to Judy at the The Southern Lady Cooks food blog for sharing this nourishing and healthy Amish Oatmeal Treats recipe with us. Check out Judy's website for more tasty snack ideas and recipes. Try making these oatmeal treats for your family for a healthy start of the day.

Nutrition Facts for: Amish Oatmeal Treats from The Southern Lady Cooks
Ingredients: Butter, peanut butter, white sugar, brown sugar, eggs, milk, vanilla, all purpose flour, baking soda, salt, quick oats, chocolate chips.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 36 servings. * Per Serving:Calories 144, Calories from Fat 52, Total Fat 5.8g 9%, Saturated Fat 2.7g 14%, Cholesterol 17mg 6%, Sodium 109mg 5%, Potassium 70mg 2%, Carbohydrates 20.9g 7%, Dietary Fiber 1.1g 4%, Sugars 11.2g, Protein 3.0g, Vitamin A 2%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 2%, Iron 6%

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