Homemade Instant Oatmeal Packets

5 from 13 reviews

An easy and delicious recipe for homemade instant oatmeal packets that tastes just as good as store-bought.



For the Instant Oats Packets:

  • 10 cups instant oats
  • 1 cup powdered milk
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon- optional

For Serving:

  • 1 cup hot water


  1. To a large bowl, add 6 cups of oats.
  2. In a blender, place the remaining 4 cups and blend until powdery.
  3. Add the blended oats to the bowl along with the powdered milk, sugar, salt, and cinnamon, if using. Stir to combine and divide 1/2 cup of the oatmeal mixture between 20 to 24 snack-size plastic bags.
  4. Store in the pantry for up to 2 months.

To Serve: 

  1. Pour a packet of oats into a bowl and 1 cup hot water. Stir to combine and microwave on high for 30 seconds to 1 minute. Stir and enjoy. 



Keywords: instant oatmeal, cinnamon brown sugar oatmeal