Quick and Easy Oatmeal Pumpkin Bread

Oatmeal Pumpkin Bread

1 cup quick-cooking oats
1 cup low-fat milk, hot
3/4 cup cooked or canned pumpkin
2 eggs, beaten
1/4 cup butter, melted
2 cups flour
1 cup sugar
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 cup raisins
1/2 cup chopped pecans
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl, combine oats and milk; allow to stand about 5 minutes. Stir in pumpkin, eggs and butter.
In a separate bowl, mix together flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and spices. Gradually add dry ingredients to oatmeal mixture; stir in raisins and nuts and mix well.
Place in a 9 x 5- inch loaf pan. Bake 55 to 60 minutes or until done. Cool on wire rack.