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Cranberry-Walnut Oatmeal Recipe

Cranberry-Walnut Oatmeal Recipe

My family loves cranberries but we can only get them fresh during the holiday season. This recipe lets us enjoy the tartness of cranberry with the comfort of oatmeal all-year long. —Teena Petrus, Johnstown, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 3-1/2 cups water
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon-sugar
  • 1/2 cup whole-berry cranberry sauce
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts, toasted


  • 1. In a large saucepan, bring water and salt to a boil. Stir in oats. Cook 1 minute over medium heat, stirring occasionally.
  • 2. Remove from heat; stir in sugar and vanilla. Top servings with cinnamon-sugar, cranberry sauce and walnuts. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: To toast nuts, bake in a shallow pan in a 350° oven for 5-10 minutes or cook in a skillet over low heat until lightly browned, stirring occasionally.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 293 calories, 8g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 156mg sodium, 53g carbohydrate (21g sugars, 5g fiber), 7g protein.

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MizL User ID: 7093378 257219
Reviewed Nov. 24, 2016

"Seriously??? Buy several bags of fresh cranberries in November or December and freeze them. VOILA -- fresh cranberries all year long. Less sugar, no high fructose corn syrup, no leaching from the inside of a tin can"

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