Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 0 mins

A very nice change to the standard cinnamon oatmeal. The original recipe called for walnuts but I enjoy almonds instead. Ready in 15 minutes!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large saucepan, bring the water and orange juice concentrate to a boil.
  2. Stir in the oats and cranberries, return to a low-boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat and add mandarin oranges, brown sugar, cinnamon and nuts.
Most Helpful

Made this today for lunch....only I used steel cut oats as that is what we prefer. I also used 2 fresh mandarin oranges in place of the caned. I love the flavor of the cut up oranges and cranberries added to the oats. However; I found that the orange juice made the oats a bit slimy. This could be do to the fact that steel cut oats have to cook much longer. I think the next time I make this recipe I will omit the orange juice and use fresh grated orange zest instead. Thanks for sharing this recipe Hokie. Made and reviewed for the Feb.-Mar./Special Event 2010 Potluck Tag Game.

Chef Buggsy Mate March 15, 2010

Very delicious oatmeal. What a nice change for my morning breakfast! Scaled this down to one serving and made it in the microwave. I loved the combination of flavors and will definitely make this again. Thanks for posting this Mel! Made for WTTM Tag.

LARavenscroft March 01, 2010

Can you call this comfort breakfast food for a rainy. cold morning? So delicious! I stuck to the recipe and found that if you even out the manderin oranges, and use a tsp of its syrup in each bowl it is very good. My father really like almonds so we just used a little extra for him, but everyone else had equal portions.

Studentchef October 03, 2009