Autumn Pancakes Ingredients

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.