Creamy Maple Oatmeal with Cranberries



  • 1 cup old fashioned rolled oats
  • 2 ½  cups      water
  • 1 cup milk
  • ¼ cup raisins
  • ¼ cup dried cranberries
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped walnuts
  • Cinnamon
  • Pinch of salt


  • Boil water in a saucepan
  • Once water starts boiling add oats, raisins, cranberries, and salt and cook on medium heat for about 5-7 minutes (I      always cook oatmeal uncovered)
  • Add milk and cook until oats is thick and creamy
  • Immediately stir in maple syrup and let stand for about 10 minutes
  • Transfer into 2 bowls and top with walnuts and sprinkle cinnamon.
  • Serves 2

Adapted from Better Homes and Gardens website (

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