Captain Jefferds Inn Autumn Pancakes
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½ cup quick oatmeal

1 ½ cups boiling water

1 ½ cups all-purpose flour

2 tsp. baking powder

1/8 tsp. salt

3 Tbsp. sugar

1 tsp. ground cinnamon/dash nutmeg

1 large egg beaten

1 cup milk

1 large apple, peeled, cored, and coarsely chopped

¼ cup chopped walnuts

3 Tbsp. melted butter

Place oatmeal in a small bowl.  Pour boiling water over and let stand for 5 minutes.  Do not drain. In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt, sugar, and cinnamon.  Add oatmeal, egg, milk, apple, nuts, and melted butter and mix well.  Thin as needed. Preheat a large non-stick griddle or skillet over medium-high heat.  Lightly spray or brush with vegetable oil.  Pour ¼ cup batter onto griddle for each pancake.