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Raisin Oatmeal Mix Recipe

Raisin Oatmeal Mix Recipe

"We like the sweet cinnamony flavor of this instant oatmeal at our house," relates Robert Caummisar of Grayson, Kentucky. The mix makes it convenient to zap a bowl in the microwave for a speedy breakfast. If you like milk with your oatmeal, you can pour a little on top before serving.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:14 servings


  • 6 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup chopped dried apples or dried banana chips
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ADDITIONAL INGREDIENT (for each serving):
  • 3/4 cup water


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Store in an airtight container in a cool dry place for up to 1 month. Yield: 7 cups.
  • 2. To prepare oatmeal: In a deep microwave-safe bowl, combine 1/2 cup oatmeal mix and 3/4 cup water. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 45 seconds; stir. Cook 30-45 seconds longer or until bubbly. Let stand 2 minutes. Yield: 14 servings (7 cups mix).
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving: 186 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 175mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 4g fiber), 6g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 starch.

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jaka02 User ID: 1209683 74620
Reviewed Feb. 12, 2014

"Having always been a fan of stove top cooked oatmeal, but never liking the cleaning of the pan, I decided to simplify my morning by halving this recipe. I'm so glad this was the recipe I tried first. It's easy to make and easy to fix and tastes really good. I'll be making full batches from now on and will be trying different fruits and nuts in it."

amk4985 User ID: 5118881 39904
Reviewed Jan. 15, 2014

"great option for a quick and tasty breakfast!"

julzrulz9 User ID: 7093746 76786
Reviewed Oct. 31, 2013

"I am so glad I have this recipe. The oatmeal is tasty and it makes for a satisfying breakfast thats ready in a flash."

Haman User ID: 337932 74616
Reviewed Feb. 4, 2012

"I have made several batches this winter. I try to use different dried fruits. I don't like the banana chips, but use crazins, apricots diced, dates, walnuts. If you have your own dried bananas or apples that would really be good also. I don't like the ones from the store. I also use splenda and cut the brown sugar to 2 tablespoons. Have used nutmeg with the cinnamon. I also use half Old Fashioned oats and half quick Cooking Oats."

Chris Recipes User ID: 2594387 31919
Reviewed Aug. 5, 2009

"I used the Splenda Brown Sugar Blend and made a dried cranberry/walnut version. In the future I plan to make a dried blueberry/pecan and dried cherry/almond versions. easy to prepare and quick, healthy start to the day!"

Margie522 User ID: 964263 76785
Reviewed May. 19, 2009

"That is the greatest oatmeal mix that I have ever used. I did omit the apples & babana chips & used chopped walnuts.

I make myself a bowl every morning. Yummmmm!!!!!!!!"

mrs_h User ID: 3544768 77194
Reviewed May. 16, 2009

"What a great way to save money if your family likes the instant stuff. This is every bit as sweet as it too. I always find the instant packaged stuff too sweet, so next time I think I'll put in a little less sugar."

lllov User ID: 1286021 76780
Reviewed Feb. 14, 2009

"This is delicious! Our family prefers old fashioned oatmeal, so I substituted it and cook for 3 minutes. So handy to have available, we eat oatmeal every morning, and this simplifies it. We never cared for instant oatmeals, too mushy."

patricagreenglass User ID: 2437531 31918
Reviewed Feb. 2, 2009

"a very good tating recepe"

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