Recipes and Cooking Fruit, Nut, and Brown Sugar Freezer Oatmeal Cups 4.2 (46) 2 Reviews With just a quick zap in the microwave, these fun oatmeal cups are ready to eat! By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on August 1, 2016 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Prep Time: 15 mins Freeze Time: 6 hrs Stand Time: 5 mins Microwave Time: 2 mins Total Time: 6 hrs 22 mins Servings: 12 Yield: 12 oatmeal cups Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 5 cup water ½ teaspoon salt 2 cup regular rolled oats ⅓ cup packed brown sugar 1 tablespoon butter 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon ½ cup dried cranberries or tart cherries, raisins, and/or snipped dried apricots or pitted whole dates 1 cup fresh blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, and/or chopped strawberries ½ cup chopped toasted almonds, walnuts, and/or pecans Milk (optional) Directions In a medium saucepan bring the water and salt to boiling; stir in oats. Cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally (mixture will be very thin). Remove from heat. Stir in brown sugar, butter, and cinnamon. Transfer to a bowl; cover and chill until cool (mixture will thicken as it cools). Stir in dried fruit. Grease twelve 2 1/2-inch muffin cups. Spoon about 1/2 cup of the oatmeal into each prepared muffin cup. Sprinkle with fresh berries and nuts; press lightly. Cover and freeze 6 hours or until firm. Let stand at room temperature 5 minutes. Transfer oatmeal cups to freezer bags or airtight containers. Freeze up to 3 months. To serve, in a small bowl microwave one frozen oatmeal cup at a time, covered, 2 minutes or until heated through, stirring once. Stir before serving. If desired, stir in milk. Andy Lyons Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 132 Calories 4g Fat 22g Carbs 3g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 12 Calories 132 % Daily Value * Total Fat 4g 5% Saturated Fat 1g 5% Cholesterol 3mg 1% Sodium 110mg 5% Total Carbohydrate 22g 8% Total Sugars 11g Protein 3g Vitamin C 3.4mg 17% Calcium 26mg 2% Iron 0.9mg 5% Potassium 84mg 2% Folate, total 5mcg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.