FoodLink - Purdue Extension

Apple-Cherry Cinnamon Oatmeal

This recipe uses unsweetened apple-cherry juice, which you can use to flavor and sweeten any cooked cereal.

Recipe adapted from the What’s Cooking? USDA Mixing Bowl website.

10 min
5 min
Total Time
15 min
Servings: 2


1 cup water
1/4 cup apple-cherry juice
1 small apple (peeled, cored, and cut into half-inch cubes)
2/3 cup old fashioned oatmeal
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 cup 1% low-fat milk


  1. Peel apples, cut in quarters, remove core, and cut into half-inch cubes.

  2. Combine water, apple-cherry juice, and apple in a small saucepan.

  3. Bring saucepan mixture to a boil over high heat. Stir in the oatmeal and cinnamon.

  4. Return to a boil, then reduce heat to low and cook until thick, about 2 minutes.

  5. Spoon oatmeal into 2 bowls. Pour ½ cup milk over each serving.