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Oatmeal Fingers

These oatmeal fingers are both nutritious and delicious. Your little one can easily grab them and feed themselves.



Ingredients:


· 3 tbsp. oats (rolled or instant)


· 3 tbsp. milk, reduce this to 2 tbsp. if making the flavored versions listed below



Directions: plain version


1. Add oats and milk to a bowl until you have a mushy mixture. A couple of minutes


2. Press the mixture into a small, flat bottomed dish, using the back of a spoon.


3. Cook in the microwave for 2 minutes on high.


4. Cut into fingers while still hot. Cool and serve.



Apple Pie Version:


· 1 tbsp. unsweetened apple puree or apple sauce


· 1 tbsp. grated apple


· ½ tsp. ground cinnamon



Instructions:


1. Add the applesauce, apple and cinnamon, oats and milk to a bowl until you have a mushy mixture. A couple of minutes.


2. Continue with steps 2 and onward from the plain oats recipe above.



Carrot Cake Version:


· 1 tbsp. unsweetened apple puree/applesauce


· 1 tbsp. grated carrot


· ½ tsp. ground cinnamon


· Pinch of ground ginger


· Pinch ground nutmeg



Instructions:


1. Add the oats, milk, applesauce, apple, and carrot and spices to a bowl and mix until a mushy mixture. A couple of minutes.


2. Continue steps 2 and onward from above.



Storage:


· Refrigerator for 1-2 days.


· Freezer for up to a month.

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