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Breakfast Ready Oatmeal
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2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter

4 cups water

1 cup uncooked steel cut oatmeal

3 teaspoons firmly packed brown sugar

Ground cinnamon, if desired

1/3 cup sweetened dried cranberries

1/3 cup coarsely chopped pecans, toasted

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Lightly grease 12-cup muffin pan; set aside.

  2. STEP 2

    Cut butter into 12 squares; set aside.

  3. STEP 3

    Bring water to boil in 4-quart saucepan; stir in oats. Cook, stirring occasionally, 30-35 minutes or until oats are softened and water is almost absorbed.

  4. STEP 4

    Divide oatmeal evenly among prepared muffin pan cups. Sprinkle each with brown sugar and cinnamon, if desired. Top each with 1 butter square; sprinkle with cranberries and pecans, pressing lightly into oatmeal.

  5. STEP 5

    Freeze at least 3 hours or until oatmeal is frozen. Remove from freezer; thaw slightly. Remove oatmeal from pan. Place individual servings into freezer storage bag; freeze until serving time.

  6. STEP 6

    Remove desired number of servings; place into individual bowls. Microwave each serving 1-2 minutes or until heated through.

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