Looking for a super easy make-ahead breakfast or snack idea?
This is an extremely easy recipe for homemade instant oatmeal packets, and kids always have fun helping out with this one!
The best part? You can mix it up and use a variety of different add-ins, depending on what your family loves. You can even make different bags for each family member, if everyone likes different types of oatmeal!
Homemade Instant Oatmeal Packets
Add to each bag:
- 1/2 cup oats
- 1 Tablespoon brown sugar (or raw sugar)
- cinnamon, chocolate chips, raisins, or other mix-ins
Store in an airtight container or freeze for up to three months.
To serve: Pour instant oatmeal packet into a bowl and add 3/4 cup water. Microwave on high for 1-2 minutes, until cooked. Stir and serve. You can also cook in a saucepan on the stove, if you prefer.
Recipe adapted from
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