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Hearty Oat Bread

3 - 3 ½ cups flour
1 ½ tsp. salt
½ cup quick-cooking oatmeal
1 pkg. active dry  yeast
¼ cup packed brown sugar
1 ¼ cups very warm water
1 Tbsp. softened margarine

Mix 1 ½ cups of the flour, the oats, brown sugar, 1 Tblsp margarine,
the salt and yeast in large bowl.  Stir in water; beat on medium speed
2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally.  Stir in enough of the
remaining flour to make dough easy to handle  Knead on lightly floured
surface 5 minutes.  Place in greased bowl; turn greased side up.
Cover; let rise in warm place 1 hour or until double.  (Dough is ready
if indentation remains when touched.)

     Grease large cookie sheet.  Punch down dough; divide into
halves.  Shape each half into round loaf.  Place on cookie sheet.
Brush with softened margarine.  Cover; let rise 30 minutes or until
double.  Heat oven to 375 .  Bake about 22 minutes or until loaves
sound hollow when tapped.  Remove from cookie sheet; cool.  Makes 2
small loaves.