Quick-cooking, rolled, or steel-cut oats may be used in this recipe. Prepare oats according to package directions. One-half cup dry oats will yield 1 cup cooked. For quick-cooking oats: Simmer, uncovered, for 1 minute. Let stand, covered, for 3 minutes.
For regular rolled oats: Simmer, uncovered, for 5 to 7 minutes. Let stand, covered, for 3 minutes. For steel cut oats: Simmer, covered, 25 to 30 minutes.