Hot Cocoa Oatmeal

Hot Cocoa Oatmeal

hotcocoa1

Last year during “spring” break (which is a complete misnomer since it falls the first week of March), an ice storm knocked the power out on our street for a few days.  By heating water on my dad’s camp stove, my family survived on soup-in-a-cup and instant hot chocolate.  Although hot cocoa can be enjoyed during “spring” break, it fits Christmas break much better–especially when paired with candy canes!

Hot Cocoa Oatmeal

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup oatmeal
  • 1 tsp hot cocoa mix
  • 1 peppermint candy, crushed (optional)

Directions:

  • Bring water to a boil
  • Stir in oats and return to boil
  • Stir in cocoa mix
  • Reduce heat and cook five minutes
  • Transfer to bowl and top with peppermint candy

hotcocoa2

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s