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Oatmeal cereal recipe

Hearty oatmeal cereal recipe

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Forget mushy oatmeal! Honey, oats and almonds give this hearty oatmeal cereal recipe a chewy texture that’s better than ordinary oatmeal!
Course brunch
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Total Time 17 mins
Servings 2 - 3 servings
Calories 443
Author Cheryl Najafi


  • 2 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1 pinch kosher salt
  • 2 cups old-fashioned oats not instant or quick cooking
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds


  • Place a medium-sized skillet over medium heat and add butter, water, honey and salt. Bring the mixture to a boil, stirring to dissolve the honey and salt.
  • When the mixture comes to a bubble, stir in the oatmeal and cinnamon. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for about 10 minutes, stirring halfway through. (If your skillet doesn’t have a lid, carefully cover the pan with aluminum foil.)
  • Remove the lid, stir in sliced almonds then remove from heat. Serve nice and warm. Enjoy!


Be sure to use old-fashioned oats, not instant or quick cooking, to get that wonderful chewy texture!


Calories: 443kcal | Carbohydrates: 73g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 149mg | Potassium: 158mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 70g