Wednesday, February 18, 2015

A New Twist on an Old Favorite - Cranberry, Almond and White Chocolate Oatmeal

On cold mornings, nothing warms me up quite like hot cereal.  I love them all.  Oatmeal, grits, quinoa, rice.  They are warm and yummy and comforting!
Recently while throwing together some oatmeal fixings for the morning, you'll never guess what fell out of my cabinet.  (OK, you might guess.)  White Chocolate Chips.  Yep!  White chocolate chips left over from this Scrumptious Treat just fell out of my cabinet right next to the measuring cup.  My bowl already had cranberries it, so why not add some white chocolate?  Why not, indeed!
Cranberry, Almond and White Chocolate Oatmeal
1/3 cup Quaker Old Fashioned Oats
About 1/6 cup slivered almonds
About 1/6 cup white chocolate chips
1/3 cup dried cranberries
2/3 cup water
1 teaspoon butter
Stir.  Zap in microwave for 2 1/2 minutes on high.  Let cool slightly.  Enjoy!  Since I don't like things overly sweet, no sugar was added.  There was plenty of sweetness for me from the cranberries and white chocolate.

What recipes have been falling out of your cabinet?
;-)  -Marci


  1. It looks delicious! That is my kind of recipe...quick and easy.
    I'm off to the kitchen now...

  2. Oh yummm! I love oatmeal and have had it with cranberries...but not white chocolate chips. Yet!

  3. Yummy!! Great idea - must try this

  4. We have recently been on a kick making oatmeal on the stove and the son loves the granberries! I thinking adding a handful of white chocolate chips would be the perfect addition! Thanks for sharing the idea! P.S. we tried with dried apricots but it wasn't as good, just an fyi. Have an awesome week!!

  5. Well I'm always looking for a new and different recipe and your Oatmeal with Cranberry, Almond and White Chocolate sound and looks absolutely delicious. Thank you for sharing with the Clever Chicks Blog Hop! I hope you’ll join us again next week!

    Kathy Shea Mormino
    The Chicken Chick

  6. The cranberries and almonds sound good, but I'm not a big white chocolate fan.

  7. Yum! This looks very tasty! Thank you for sharing!

  8. Okay, that sounds amazing!!! Thanks for joining us at the #HomeMattersParty – we hope to see you again next week! Feel free to bring a friend with you :) Happy Friday! #TGIF

  9. Yum! Thanks for linking up to Awesome Life Friday!


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