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Good Morning Oatmeal

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On extra special mornings you can make Good Morning Oatmeal in just 15 minutes.

Good Morning Oatmeal in Footed Glass Dish
Good Morning Oatmeal in Footed Glass Dish
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Good Morning Oatmeal

Encharted Cook | Jan Nunes
Start your day off right with creamy home cooked oatmeal with sweetened dried cranberries and orange zest!
Prep Time8 mins
Cook Time7 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Breakfast
Servings: 4
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  • 4 Cups Milk, Whole, 2%, or Non-Fat
  • 2 Teaspoons Vanilla Extract
  • 3 Tablespoons Brown Sugar
  • 2 Cups Old Fashioned Oats, Not Instant
  • ¼ Cup Dried Sweetened Cranberries
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Grated Orange Zest


  • 1 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • 4 Tablespoons Dried Sweetened Cranberries


  • In a 2-quart saucepan, bring milk, vanilla extract, and brown sugar to a boil. Stir in oats, ¼ cup of dried sweetened cranberries, and orange zest. Immediately reduce heat to medium low.
  • Cook oatmeal uncovered for 5 to 7 minutes over medium low heat or until thickened. Stir occasionally.
  • Before serving, stir the oatmeal well. Divide the oatmeal between 4 one cup bowls. Sprinkle each portion with ground cinnamon and top with 1 tablespoon of dried sweetened cranberries.
  • Serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

•  Recipe can be halved to make 2 servings.


Calories: 1660kcal | Carbohydrates: 271g | Protein: 52g | Fat: 43g | Saturated Fat: 20g | Cholesterol: 97mg | Sodium: 443mg | Potassium: 1922mg | Fiber: 24g | Sugar: 145g | Vitamin A: 1580IU | Vitamin C: 1.3mg | Calcium: 1266mg | Iron: 8.2mg
All nutritional information on this site is an estimate. Your results may vary.
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