Hot Cereal Recipes

Our hot cereal recipes go way beyond oatmeal (but we have that, too!). We’ll show you how to make hot cereal, the ultimate old-fashioned breakfast.

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Overnight Oats

Soon after I learned about overnight oats, I decided to create a recipe with my favorite sugary combination: chocolate peanut butter. Overnight oats are a perfect breakfast for busy mornings. —Anna Bentley, Swanzey, New Hampshire

Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

1 review

Quinoa has been around for a while, but I’m just now jumping on the quinoa breakfast bowl bandwagon. I’ve made...


Pressure-Cooker Raisin Nut Oatmeal

There’s no better feeling than starting off the day with a terrific breakfast. I love that the oats, fruit and...


Pressure-Cooker Apple Pie Steel-Cut Oatmeal

1 review

I absolutely love this one-dish oatmeal. The steel-cut oats have so much flavor and texture. My family loves to sprinkle...


Brownie Batter Oatmeal

We all grew up eating bowls of lumpy oatmeal for breakfast, and everyone has favorite toppings to make porridge more...

Fruity Oatmeal

2 reviews

"I never liked oatmeal until my mom found this wonderful combination of uncooked oats and fresh fruit," shares teenager Sarah...


Raisin Pecan Oatmeal

3 reviews

"My mom often made us this warm and comforting breakfast when we were growing up," writes Anna Kenagy of Carlsbad,...

Maple Oatmeal with Dried Fruit

This thick, hearty oatmeal from Carrie Sandblom of Concord, New Hampshire is the perfect chill-chaser on winter mornings. Curl up...


Fried Shredded Wheat

6 reviews

Intent on giving her family a hearty breakfast during the depression, my mother-in-law came up with this simple recipe. With...


Butterscotch Oatmeal

12 reviews

My husband and I look forward to a hot bowl of oatmeal on cold winter mornings. This sweet version of...


Garlic Oatmeal Soup

1 review

This one-of-a-kind soup has a superb garlic and cheese flavor that appeals to everyone. Try serving it with crusty bread...

Amaretto Peach Oatmeal

1 review

“As my children grew, we were going through lots of those little oatmeal packets,” writes Renee Endress of Galva, Illinois....


Oatmeal with Peach Sauce

1 review

In Milford, Indiana, Kathy Rairigh warms up many a crisp fall morning by spooning a sweet chunky fruit sauce over...


Apple-Cinnamon Oatmeal Mix

10 reviews

Apple cinnamon oatmeal is a breakfast staple at our house. It's a warm nutritious start to the day that keeps...


Vanilla Blueberry Oatmeal

2 reviews

“My family loves fruity flavored oatmeals like this one,” explains Renee Endress from Galva, Illinois. “I came up with this...


Oatmeal Spice Mix

2 reviews

"My daughters love packaged oatmeal flavored with maple and brown sugar," explains Marcy Waldrop from Pasadena, Texas. "But because the...

Brown Sugar & Banana Oatmeal

15 reviews

Oatmeal is a favorite breakfast food, quick, easy and filling. I came up with this version by using some of...


Cinnamon-Raisin Oatmeal

This simple breakfast is my favorite on cool mornings. I especially like the fact that it's easy to prepare.—Rita Winterberger,...


Country Breakfast Cereal

With this hearty eye-opener, rice is nice in any meal of the day! It's a delicious alternative to oatmeal. Top...


Apple Spiced Oatmeal

1 review

"This thick satisfying oatmeal is wonderful when overnight guests visit for the holidays," suggests Ericka Willea, Twin Lake, Michigan. "We...


Oh-So-Good Oatmeal

20 reviews

Add extra nutrition to fiber-rich oatmeal by adding chopped apple and almonds. My two boys demand seconds! At 1-1/2 cups...


Blueberry Oatmeal

21 reviews

We love homemade oatmeal, and this delicious recipe is delightful. It's so delicious it could be eaten for dessert. —...


Cranberry-Walnut Oatmeal

My family loves cranberries but we can get them fresh only during the holiday season. This recipe lets us enjoy...


Pumpkin Cream of Wheat

4 reviews

This autumn-inspired breakfast tastes like pumpkin pie—without the guilt! Double the recipe if you feel like sharing. —Amy Bashtovoi, Sidney,...

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Orange Oatmeal

8 reviews

I like to make this for breakfast because it’s quick yet out of the ordinary. The orange flavor adds a...


Orange Cranberry Oatmeal

2 reviews

"I never liked oatmeal until I jazzed it up with fruit and nuts," reports Jenni Oyler from Poughkeepsie, New York....


Fruited Oatmeal

These combined ingredients turn out a comforting flavorful combination. It seems like an unusual mix, but the fruits and taste...


Peanut Butter Oatmeal

9 reviews

My son and I eat this peanut butter oatmeal recipe every day for breakfast. It's a hearty, healthy way to...


Spiced Oatmeal Mix

7 reviews

The microwave makes Loretta Kleinjan's warm and cozy treat a snap to whip up. "Adapt the ingredients to suit your...


Oatmeal with Apples

3 reviews

My twin girls can give me double trouble when I try to feed them breakfast. But whenever I make this...