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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    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, New Mexico. "Now I like to make this treat on busy mornings or when we have overnight guests."

    Creamy, Cheesy Grits with Curried Poached Eggs

    2 reviews

    I first tried curried poached eggs when I lived in Germany. It was delicious with that rich, runny yolk, and...


    Spiced Orange-Hazelnut Oatmeal

    I’ve banished ho-hum oatmeal. My new best blend is loaded with fruit and fiber. I flavor the whipped cream with...


    Chili ‘n’ Cheese Grits

    Although I live in a big city, I'm really a country cook. Most of our friends laugh about eating grits,...


    Southern Scrapple

    1 review

    When it comes to regional recipes, this certainly fits the bill. Scrapple is a breakfast staple in this area. —Rusty...

    Slow-Cooked Fruited Oatmeal with Nuts

    5 reviews

    The beauty of this breakfast is that you can set the slow cooker overnight and, with nothing more than a...


    Bananas Foster Oatmeal

    5 reviews

    This oatmeal tastes like bananas Foster, my favorite dessert. If you can’t find rum extract, double the vanilla. —Carol Touchton,...


    Oatmeal Spice Mix

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


    Michigan Fruit Baked Oatmeal

    18 reviews

    Whole-grain oatmeal is a delicious way to start every day. For a change, swap chunks of granny smith apples for...


    Baked Brown Sugar Oatmeal

    6 reviews

    My mom liked this recipe because it was quick and easy and made enough to fill up all seven of...


    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...

    Spiced Apricot Baked Oatmeal

    1 review

    Eat these spiced oatmeal squares while they're still warm for a cozy morning treat. I freeze mine in single servings...


    Carrot Cake Oatmeal

    6 reviews

    This warm breakfast cereal made in the slow cooker is a great way to get your veggies in the morning...


    Overnight Flax Oatmeal

    1 review

    Fans of the healthy benefits of flaxseed will enjoy this hearty oatmeal. It's full of yummy raisins and dried cranberries,...


    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...


    Oatmeal Cranberry Breakfast Bake

    14 reviews

    I like to prepare this baked oatmeal on weekend mornings when I have a little extra time," says Angela Higinbotham...


    Baked Apple Oatmeal

    1 review

    On cold winter mornings in Wisconsin, Mom warmed us up by serving this deliciously sweet cereal. Winters are mild here...


    Baked Oatmeal Squares

    4 reviews

    These quick and easy Amish baked oatmeal bars are one of my most cherished because it's hearty and flavorful. My...


    Hot Cinnamon Wheat Cereal

    Here's a quick warm breakfast for mornings when there's a chill in the air. For variety, we often top it...

    Crispy Breakfast Slices

    1 review

    I often prepared this dish when my kids were young. Now that they're grown, I still make it for my...


    Crunchy Breakfast Cereal

    3 reviews

    While I was growing up, my mom would often make this delicious sweet cereal. I loved it so much, I...


    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...


    Banana Blueberry Oatmeal Bake

    6 reviews

    When my brother, sister and I were young, Mom would bake this cinnamon-scented oatmeal before driving us to school. Whenever...


    Pear-Blueberry Granola

    2 reviews

    Oatmeal fans will love this dish. Although the pears, blueberries and granola make a beautiful breakfast, with vanilla ice cream,...


    Apple-Cranberry Grains

    1 review

    These delicious slow-cooker grains are perfect. I set my slow cooker to start automatically overnight and a hearty breakfast is...