If you have kids, you’ll have leftover oatmeal. It never fails, my youngest will ask for seconds and then wander off before they’re done. Luckily enough, I have plenty of oatmeal recipes that can put that leftover oatmeal to good use.
Any oatmeal recipes that use oats soaked in milk for 10-15 minutes can use leftover oatmeal instead. That means my personal favorite, breakfast cookies!
Try our seven ways to use leftover oatmeal in these delicious oatmeal recipes.
2. Leftover Oatmeal Bread: Oatmeal bread, oatmeal cookies and even fried leftover oatmeal are popular treats over at New Life on a Homestead.
3. Coconut Baked Oatmeal: This one from The Coconut Mama sounds like a fantastic treat. Coconut, leftover oatmeal, cream and some unique flavoring. Almond extract, vanilla and a splash of balsamic vinegar are in this delicious-sounding coconut bar. Or you can make her Creamy Coconut Oatmeal by subbing in your cooked oatmeal for the oats and liquids.
4. Oatmeal Cookies: Wowza, these look delicious. Just sub in your already-cooked oats for the oats and liquid here for these tasty oatmeal cookies from Cheeseslave.
5. Dark Chocolate and Walnut Oatmeal Cookie Bars: My kids absolutely love these. They are their favorite “granola” bars.
6. Oatmeal Bars: These tasty bars use soaked oats, just swap in your oatmeal for a quick and delicious snack.
7. Breakfast Cookies: Oh yeah, these are the piece de resistance of leftover oatmeal recipes. And they’re so versatile! Mix in your favorite dried fruits and spices to really jazz these cookies up!
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