Do you want to try a new twist to your oatmeal in the morning? This recipe is a great way to use up leftover oatmeal or you can just make Fried Oatmeal. Top it off with your favorite syrup (optional) and enjoy a different kind of breakfast. This is another recipe from many, many decades ago.
Source: Grandma’s Recipes – Recipes From The 1920’s, 30’s and 40’s
Spray a dish with cooking oil.
The size dish you use will depend
on how much oatmeal you made.
Make the oatmeal according to the
package directions and add the cooked
oatmeal to the dish filling it about 1/2” deep.
Place it in the refrigerator, uncovered,
until cool and set.
Cut into squares or rectangles.
In a large frying pan, melt
the butter over medium heat.
Add the oatmeal squares or rectangles.
Fry until they are a golden brown.
Turn over and repeat.
Serve with your favorite syrup (optional).
- Cooked plain regular oatmeal, whatever amount you usually fix to eat
- 2 Tbsp butter, add more if needed
- syrup, your favorite (optional)
- Cook whatever amount of oatmeal you will be eating according to the package directions.
- Spray a square or rectangle dish (that has sides) with cooking oil.
- Pour the hot oatmeal into the prepared dish about 1/2” deep. Refrigerate,uncovered, until cool and set for about 20-30 minutes.
- Remove from the refrigerator and cut into square or rectangle shapes.
- Melt the butter in a large frying pan over medium heat.
- Add the oatmeal squares (or rectangles) and cook until a light golden brown. Turn them over and repeat.
- Serve hot with you favorite syrup (optional).