Preparation / Directions:
Combine water and oats in a small bowl; set aside.
Place butter, brown sugar, and sugar in bowl. Attach bowl and flat beater. Turn to speed 4 and beat 1 minute. Stop and scrape bowl.
Add vanilla. Turn to speed 4 and add eggs, one at a time, beating 15 seconds after each addition. Stop and scrape bowl. Add oat mixture, flour, soda, cinnamon, salt, and nutmeg. Turn to speed 4 and beat 30 seconds.
Pour batter into a greased and floured 9x9x2-inch pan. When cool, top with broiled coco-walnut topping.