Make Your Own Instant Oatmeal Packets
- 5 cups quick cooking oats
- 1 1/2 cups dark brown sugar packed
- 3 tablespoons cinnamon
- raisins craisins, other dried fruit, nuts, maple syrup (optional)
- 10 sandwich size zip top bags
In a large bowl, mix together oats, brown sugar and cinnamon.
If desired, add 1/2 cup of dried fruit and/or 1/2 cup of nuts.
Put a heaping 1/2 cup in each zip top bag.*
To prepare, dump the bag into a large bowl and add 1 cup of water.
Microwave for 1 1/2 - 2 1/2 minutes depending on the power of your microwave.
If desired, drizzle with maple syrup.
Save the baggies and just leave the instant oatmeal mixture in a container in your pantry along with a 1/2 cup measurer and instructions for preparation.