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YIELD: 3-4 servings PREP TIME: 5 minutes COOK TIME: 20 minutes ACTIVITY GUIDE: Bike Touring, Backpacking, Car Camping INGREDIENTS Dried Fruit Compote 1 cup dried fruit, chopped 1/8 cup brown sugar 2-3 cups water Oatmeal Pancakes 1/2 cup old fashioned oats or 1 packet of instant oatmeal 3/4 cup “Complete” Pancake mix (just-add-water)) 1 cups water 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 cup chopped pecans 2 tablespoons oil for skillet if not non-stick TOOLS Pot with Lid Skillet Spatula METHOD At Home: -Combine dried fruit, & sugar in a zip-top bag. In a large zip-top bag, combine oats, pancake mix, cinnamon and pecans (you will need the extra room to mix the batter). At Camp -Pour 2-3 cups of water in pot along with fruit compote ingredients. -Set the stove to medium-low heat and simmer, semi-covered until mixture becomes thick and syrupy. Cover and set aside. -While fruit compote simmers, pour 1 cup of water inside the zip-top bag containing the pancake batter ingredients. Seal bag and mix the ingredients by gently kneading and squeezing them together. -Once the compote is ready, cut one of bottom corners of the zip-top bag with the pancake batter and squirt 1/4 of contents into a lightly oiled skillet on medium high. -Let pancake cook until bubbling on top. Flip and let cook until golden brown. Repeat with the rest of the batter. -Top the pancakes with fruit compote and eat! Dirty Gourmet Posted by emily on Thursday, February 25th, 2010 http://www.dirtygourmet.com/oatmeal-pancakes-with-dried-fruit-compote-dirty-version