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Easy Oatmeal Bread
Recipe Courtesy North Dakota Wheat Commission

1 cup rolled oats
2 cups boiling water
cup molasses
1 tablespoon salt
1 cup warm water (110 to 115 degrees)
1 package active dry yeast
5-6 cups bread flour

In large bowl mix oats, boiling water, molasses and salt. Let
cool to about 115 degrees.

In small bowl combine warm water and
yeast; let stand 5 to 10 minutes. Add to cooled oat

mixture along with 2 cups flour; mix thoroughly. Gradually add enough
flour to make soft dough. Turn out onto floured surface, cover
and let rest 10 minutes. Knead for 10 minutes or until
dough is smooth and elastic.

Form into 2 loaves and place in
greased 9x5x3-inch pan. Let rise 1 hour or until doubled. Bake
in a preheated 450 degree oven for 10 minutes. Reduce temperature
to 350 and bake 30 to 35 minutes, or until loaf
sounds hollow when tapped with fingers. Tent with foil during last
15 minutes to prevent over-browning. Remove from pan to cooling rack.

2 loaves.

Nutritional Information
With 16 slices, one slice provides approximately: 109 calories, 3 g
protein, 22 g carbohydrates, 1 g fiber, 1 g fat, 0
mg cholesterol, 42 mcg folate, 1 mg iron, 221 mg sodium.