1/2 tablespoon unsalted butter
1 medium crisp apple, about 1 1/2 cups diced
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup old fashion oats
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups water
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
1/2 cup milk
Drizzle of honey
In a medium saucepan melt butter.
Add apple and brown sugar.
Cook, stirring at all times for 2-3 minutes.
Add vanilla extract and cinnamon.
Stir in old fashioned oats, water, and salt.
Bring to a soft boil.
Cook, stirring constantly for 3-4 minutes or until most of the liquid is absorbed and the oats are done.
Divide into two bowls.
Add walnuts and milk. Drizzle honey if desired.