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Steel Cut Oats with Apples and Cranberries

This is a wonderful, hearty dish, that I love to eat after a cold morning run. 

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword apple cranberry steel cut oats, apple cranberry steel cut oats recipe, how to cook steel cut oats
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Soak 8 hours
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 402 kcal
Author Janet Barton


  • 1/2 cup steel cut oats
  • 1 teaspoon butter optional
  • 1 1/2 cups hot water
  • healthy pinch of salt
  • 1 apple peeled and diced
  • 1/2 cup fresh cranberries
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1/4 cup toasted walnuts chopped
  • 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
  • Apple pie spices cinnamon, nutmeg, ground cloves
  • 1/4 cup  Almond milk


The night before serving:

  1. Melt 1 teaspoon butter in a saucepan.  Add oats.  Stir to toast.  Pour in 1 1/2 cups hot water and salt. Bring to a simmer.  Cover with a lid and remove from heat.  Allow to sit overnight.
  2. When ready to serve, Add 1/4 cup almond milk and reheat over low heat.  In a small skillet melt 1 teaspoon butter and add apples, cranberries, and maple syrup.  Stir to coat.  Add spices stir to coat the fruit.  Cover and let simmer for about 5 minutes.  Uncover.  Add nuts stir to coat the nuts.  Serve hot with reheated oatmeal.
Nutrition Facts
Steel Cut Oats with Apples and Cranberries
Amount Per Serving
Calories 402 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Fat 16g25%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Cholesterol 10mg3%
Sodium 87mg4%
Potassium 228mg7%
Carbohydrates 57g19%
Fiber 8g32%
Sugar 22g24%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 175IU4%
Vitamin C 7.5mg9%
Calcium 103mg10%
Iron 2.2mg12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.