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Refrigerator Oatmeal Cups Recipe
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Refrigerator Oatmeal Cups

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"A deliciously cold and creamy morning grab and go breakfast that's perfectly portable and healthy too! These little jars are great for camping trips and morning commutes."

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  • PREP

    5 mins

    8 hrs 5 mins


  1. Stir oats, half-and-half, brown sugar, cinnamon, and salt together in an air-tight container until blended. Seal container and refrigerate 8 hours to overnight.
  2. Pour contents of container into prepared oatmeal; stir. Slice a banana and add to oatmeal.
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  • Cook's Note:
  • Variations: Add mixed berries, peaches, cubed pears, apricots, almonds, walnuts, wheat germ, flax seed, etc. for your own twist. For a dairy-free version substitute half-and-half with almond milk or rice milk.

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Feb 14, 2014

One of my favorite breakfast recipes! So easy and so good. Tastes just like oatmeal you would cook stovetop except it's served chilled. I used 2% milk and about a teaspoon of brown sugar and no salt (my personal taste) and thought it was creamy good. I put the ingredients in a small canning jar (except for the fresh fruit, I added that right before eating), put the lid on and popped into the fridge and breakfast was ready when I was. Ideal for people "on the go" and add-ins and combinations of are endless. Step 2 is confusing and doesn't make sense, just eat it out of the jar after it sits overnight and topping with fresh fruit (use a big enough container to accommodate add-ins). I like this breakfast too with a big dollop of Greek yogurt and fresh fruit. My tummy thanks you Shannon!

Jul 26, 2014

I love this in summer...healthy and refreshing. I substitute almond milk for non- dairy alternative and use real maple syrup for sweetener instead of brown sugar. I have also mixed in some cocoa powder and dry peanut butter into the almond milk before adding the oats. I then add unsalted peanuts and mini chocolate chips before eating. Yum!

Feb 16, 2015

I switched out the half and half for 1% milk and left out the salt. It cut the calories down from 469 to 357. and less fat.

Sep 10, 2014

Easy to make and tastes great!


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  • Calories
  • 469 kcal
  • 23%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 73.3 g
  • 24%
  • Cholesterol
  • 45 mg
  • 15%
  • Fat
  • 17 g
  • 26%
  • Fiber
  • 7.5 g
  • 30%
  • Protein
  • 10.2 g
  • 20%
  • Sodium
  • 445 mg
  • 18%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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