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Grandpa Hubbard's Oatmeal

Rated as 4.61 out of 5 Stars

"My grandfather used to make this oatmeal for me on Saturday mornings accompanied by buttered wheat toast. I miss those Saturdays."
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15 m servings 347
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. In a medium saucepan, heat water to boiling. Reduce heat to low; stir in oats and salt. Cook until oats have thickened, about 5 minutes.
  2. Place 1 teaspoon of butter and 1 tablespoon of brown sugar in the bottom of each four serving bowls. Spoon oatmeal into each bowl and stir until butter and sugar are melted. Pour 1/4 cup of creamer and 1 tablespoon of milk over each bowl. Top each serving with another tablespoon of brown sugar. Serve hot.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 347 calories; 13 52.7 6.5 12 90 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Very good, but a little bland - I added chopped apples, raisins, and a little cinnamon.

Most helpful critical review

didn't really care for it not a lot of flavor and i added craisins

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Very good, but a little bland - I added chopped apples, raisins, and a little cinnamon.

Something my daughter will eat!! I used milk instead of creamer as well.

I made this for just two and found that using the measurements provided for two servings made it too soupy. The second time I made it, I used just 1 and 3/4 cups water and kept the rest of the ...

I will never buy pre-packaged instant oatmeal again. I triple the batch and keep it in an air-tight container. When I want some, I dip out 1/2 cup, add the water and butter and microwave for 3...

Just made this for breakfast and it was awesome! I've never liked the instant packets but I liked this. I mainly made it for my husband who has been wanting oatmeal for a while and he said it ...

Great oatmeal, i don't know why i never tried to make oatmeal by scratch before...i've always relied on the instant kind which doesn't give half of the flavor and texture of this stuff. If you'...

This was very good and put shame to those quick packets of "oatmeal". I halved the recipe. After the oats had cooked it was a little more watery than I thought it should be. I removed the oat...

I made this in one large pot and used Lactose Free Whole Milk the first time and Lactose Free skim the second time. The whole tasted better but it wasn't a significant difference. This oatmeail ...

this was awesome came out a little soupy so i will add a little less milk next time but overall i love is i will be making this again