Print Recipe

Oatmeal Packets

Recipe Ingredients

3 cups quick-cooking oats, divided

Salt

8 plastic sandwich bags

Method

Put 1/2 cup oats in a blender and whirl at high speed until powdery; reserve in a small bowl and repeat procedure with an additional 1/2 cups oats. If you're using a food processor, powder the 1 cup of oats in one motion.

Into each sandwich bag put 1/4 cup unpowdered oats, 2 tablespoons powdered oats, and a scant 1/4 teaspoon salt. Store in a box or airtight container.

To serve: Empty packet into a bowl. Add 3/4 cup boiling water; stir and let stand for 2 minutes. For thicker oatmeal, use less water; for thinner, use more water.

Servings: 8

Apple-Cinnamon: To each packet add 1 tablespoon sugar, 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, and 2 tablespoons chopped dried apples.

Sweetened: To each packet add 1 tablespoon sugar.

Cinnamon Spice: To each packet add 1 tablespoon sugar, 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, and a scant 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg.

Raisins and Brown Sugar: To each packet add 1 tablespoon packed brown sugar and 1 tablespoon raisins.

Wheat Germ: To each packet add 2 tablespoons any kind of wheat germ.

Fruit and Cream: To each packet add 1 tablespoon dry milk and 2 tablespoons dried fruit.

Source: Make Your Own Groceries by Daphne Metaxas Hartwig


Contact

Maricopa, Arizona

Always Open!

To our Visitors

We're pleased that you are visiting one of the oldest, most reliable and comprehensive home cooking sites. Recipe Goldmine has been online since April 1999. We hope you enjoy our collection of over 39,000 recipes. Many have contributed to our recipe collections, including our own family, friends, newsletter subscribers, food companies and food organizations.