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Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

Warm. Slightly crunchy. Just the right sweetness.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Servings - 4 hearty servings


  • 4 cups water
  • 2 cups quick cooking oats ($.20) $.50 containers bought here
  • 1 large honeycrisp apple, diced ($1.12)
  • Few dashes of cinnamon ($.05)
  • 3-4 Tbsp brown sugar, or other sweetener ($.15)
  • 1 tsp lemon juice ($.05)


  • Bring 4 cups of water to a boil. Add 2 cups of quick cooking oats. Cook according to directions on box.
  • While water is boiling and oats are cooking, slice apple.
  • Chop apple.
  • Place chopped apple into a bowl and add a few dashes of cinnamon, enough to cover the top layer of apples.
  • Add 1 tsp lemon juice and brown sugar.
  • Mix together the apples and sweetness.
  • When the oatmeal has thickened and is gently bubbling (over medium-high heat).
  • Drop in the apples.
  • Once all the apples are into the oatmeal, stir them in and cook for 1-5 minutes.
  • If you want crispier apples, just cook for a minute.
  • If you want medium-crispy-medium-soft apples, cook for 3 minutes.
  • If you want softer apples, cook for 5 minutes.
  • Serve Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal.