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Homemade Instant Oatmeal Mix

Melissa Norris
Easy homemade instant oatmeal with a variety of flavor options for fast and easy breakfast on busy mornings.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 2 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Course Breakfast
Servings 12 servings

Ingredients
  

  • Ingredients Mix all ingredients in a large bowl and then portion into 8 oz./half-pint jars
  • 6 cups quick cook oats
  • 2 cups dried fruit raisins, cranberries, dried cherries, dried blueberries, chopped apricots, chopped dried apples, etc.
  • 1 cup lightly packed brown sugar
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 2 tsp. cinnamon optional
  • * Mix everything together in a big bowl and either store in a large jar or portion out one cup each individual portions into jars or small Ziplock bags.
  • Cooking instructions
  • Ingredients
  • 1 jar or cup instant oatmeal mix
  • cups water

Instructions
 

  • Dump one portion of instant oatmeal mix into a small pot and cover with 1½ cups water.
  • Bring to a boil and then reduce heat to medium-low and cook, stirring occasionally, for about 3 to 5 minutes, or until water has absorbed and oatmeal is cooked through.
  • Serve warm as-is or with a knob of butter and/or a little fresh cream.

Notes

* Mix everything together in a big bowl and either store in a large jar or portion out one cup each (individual portions) into jars or small Ziplock bags.
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