In a medium saucepan bring water and salt to boiling. Stir in oats, peaches or apple, raisins or dates, and cinnamon. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Cover and let stand for 2 minutes.
Divide oat mixture among 4 bowls. Pour 2 tablespoons milk over each serving. Makes 4 servings.