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Golden Porridge


6 Servings12 Servings24 Servings
Old-fashioned rolled oats1 cup2 cup4 cup
Milk, 1% (low-fat) fat free2 cups4 cups8 cups
Ground cinnamon0.5 Tbsp1 Tbsp2 Tbsp
Vanilla extract1 tsp2 tsp4 tsp
Brown sugar2 tsp4 tsp8 tsp
Walnuts (optional)1 cup2 cup4 cup


  1. 1. In a large saucepan, bring milk to a boil.
  2. 2. Combine oats and cinnamon. Mix into milk. Return to a boil.
  3. 3. Reduce heat and simmer for 6 to 10 minutes or until mixture has thickened.
  4. 4. Remove from heat and mix in brown sugar, vanilla and walnuts (optional).
Nutrition Facts
Serving size 1/2 cup (96g)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 89 From Fat 14
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2g 3%
Sat. Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 4mg 1%
Sodium 37mg 2%
Total Carb 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 6g
Protein 5g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 10% Iron 4%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Food For Thought

Oatmeal can be made using water or milk. Add more or less depending on the thickness your child likes. For added nutrition, add berries or raisins.

CACFP Crediting

For 3-5 year olds; Breakfast. Must serve all of the following:

  • Grain/Bread