Just-Add-Water Instant Oatmeal with Apples and Cinnamon

Try making your own instant oatmeal for breakfast at work or school. Just prep the night before, add boiling water, wait a few minutes and[ eat! We love the tanginess from the apple butter and the richness from just a little bit of butter.]

Total Time:
10 min
Prep:
5 min
Inactive:
5 min

Yield:
1 serving
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 1/3 cup instant oatmeal
  • 2 dried apple rings, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon apple butter
  • 1 tablespoon raisins
  • 1/2 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 teaspoon light brown sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Kosher salt
Directions
  • Special equipment: an 8-ounce lidded heat-safe container

  • Put the oatmeal, apple rings, apple butter, raisins, butter, brown sugar, cinnamon and a pinch of salt in an 8-ounce lidded heat-safe container. Secure the lid, and refrigerate up to overnight.

  • When ready to eat, add 1/2 cup boiling water, stir gently and cover until the oats are tender and the apple rings have softened, about 3 minutes. Stir again, and eat warm.

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