Maple Nut Oatmeal, with apples, raisins, pecans (or walnuts) and maple syrup is an easy, filling, delicious breakfast everyone will enjoy!
Maple Nut Oatmeal, with apples, raisins, pecans (or walnuts) and maple syrup is an easy, filling, delicious breakfast everyone will enjoy!

I used to not like oatmeal when I was growing up, but now I am one of it’s biggest fans.  Believe it or not, nowadays I could enjoy oatmeal every single day for breakfast. Really!

I’ve previously shared recipes on this blog for Banana Bread Baked Oatmeal, Healthy Chocolate Oatmeal, and Blueberry Apple Pecan Baked Oatmeal. All of these recipes are wonderful, and we’ve enjoyed them often. The recipe I’m posting here today requires no baking, and is completely EASY to prepare. I’m confident you will enjoy it, because it’s really GOOD!

Today I want to share a delicious way to make Maple Nut Oatmeal on the stovetop in hardly any time at all. And let me tell you… it is YUMMY! Filled with crisp, fresh apple chunks, chewy raisins, crunchy walnuts (or pecans), seasoned and sweetened with cinnamon and real maple syrup, this is a KEEPER recipe, for sure!

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How To Make Maple Nut Oatmeal

Pour the milk into a large saucepan, and bring it to a gentle boil on medium heat. Once it begins to boil, add the rolled oats to the pan, and stir to combine.

Oats are added to heated milk in saucepan.

Add the butter and a pinch of salt to the oats. Cook this mixture on medium heat for 5 minutes, stirring often. The milk will reduce in volume as it is absorbed into the oats.

Butter and salt are added to the oats and milk in saucepan.Oatmeal is cooked for 5 minutes, letting milk being absorbed.

Add The Good Stuff!

When you have finished cooking the oatmeal for 5 minutes, remove the pan from direct heat. Stir in the chopped apples, raisins, walnuts (or pecans), maple syrup and cinnamon.

Stir well, to fully combine all the ingredients in the maple nut oatmeal. Immediately divide the hot oatmeal into individual portions in serving bowls. 

Maple syrup, raisins, nuts, apple and cinnamon are added to oatmeal.All ingredients have been mixed into the maple nut oatmeal, and it's ready to serve.

Serving Maple Nut Oatmeal

To serve the maple nut oatmeal, add a bit of additional milk (if desired) and stir to the consistency you prefer (oatmeal will be thick). Drizzle a little maple syrup over the top of each serving OR sprinkle each portion with a teaspoon of brown sugar (optional, but recommended).

Grab a spoon, and enjoy this delicious breakfast! Creamy, crunchy, and chewy, this maple nut oatmeal tastes great, and it is very filling! I think you’re gonna love it!

A serving of maple nut oatmeal is served hot, sprinkled with brown sugar.

Any leftover oatmeal can be stored in an airtight container for 2-3 days, and can be easily reheated in a microwave. You will probably want to stir in a little bit more milk before microwaving it to ensure a creamy texture. This recipe can be easily doubled in case you have a larger family, or want to have extra maple nut oatmeal pre-made in the fridge for quick, filling breakfasts on the go! 

Thanks for stopping by today. I hope you have the opportunity to make this yummy and “not boring” oatmeal for yourself or those you love. Have a wonderful day, and come back soon!

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Original recipe source: The cookbook “500 Treasured Country Recipes” by Martha Storey & Friends, published in 2000 by Schoolhouse Road, page 45.

Maple Nut Oatmeal
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
7 mins
Total Time
12 mins
 

Maple Nut Oatmeal, with apples, raisins, pecans (or walnuts) and maple syrup is an easy, filling, delicious breakfast everyone will enjoy!

Category: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: maple nut oatmeal
Servings: 4
Calories Per Serving: 244 kcal
Author: JB @ The Grateful Girl Cooks!
Ingredients
  • cup milk (I used 1%)
  • 1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
  • teaspoons butter
  • 1 pinch salt
  • ½ cup unpeeled apple, chopped
  • ¼ cup walnuts or pecans (chopped)
  • ¼ cup raisins
  • cup real maple syrup
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
OPTIONAL GARNISH: sprinkle with brown sugar OR drizzle with more maple syrup
    Instructions
    1. Pour milk into a large saucepan; bring it to a gentle boil on medium heat. Once it begins to boil, add the rolled oats; stir to combine. Add butter and salt to oats. Cook on medium heat for 5 minutes, stirring often. Milk will reduce in volume as it is absorbed into the oats.

    2. When oatmeal has cooked for 5 minutes, remove the pan from the heat. Stir in chopped apples, raisins, walnuts (or pecans), maple syrup and cinnamon, until fully combined. Immediately divide hot oatmeal into individual portions and place in serving bowls.

    3. Add a bit of additional milk (if desired) and stir to the consistency you prefer (oatmeal is thick). OPTIONAL BUT RECOMMENDED: Drizzle a little maple syrup over the top of each serving OR sprinkle each portion with a teaspoon of brown sugar. Serve hot, and enjoy!

    Nutrition Facts
    Maple Nut Oatmeal
    Amount Per Serving (1 (1/4 of total))
    Calories 244 Calories from Fat 81
    % Daily Value*
    Fat 9g14%
    Saturated Fat 2g13%
    Cholesterol 9mg3%
    Sodium 73mg3%
    Potassium 375mg11%
    Carbohydrates 36g12%
    Fiber 4g17%
    Sugar 13g14%
    Protein 8g16%
    Vitamin A 249IU5%
    Vitamin C 1mg1%
    Calcium 160mg16%
    Iron 1mg6%
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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