Get resources, tips, and schedules to make everything run as smoothly as possible here on Raising Arrows! But it also has to have enough liquid in it so that the dry ingredients work in easily; don’t use too much milk or the muffins will be very wet when they’re done. Just the one egg, a little oil instead of butter, a small amount (about half that of most muffin recipes) of sugar and just one egg. They look so appealing! But he did notice that the directions call for stirring in milk, but there’s no milk measurement in the ingredients list. I’ve never made a recipe with leftover oatmeal! I like to use muffin papers to keep the mess at a minimum. So glad to hear it– you do so much for them Mollie. Thanks so much for stopping back! I love snickerdoodles too! I thought the oatmeal might act a little like applesauce in the muffins, which would mean they’d be moist, but still have a lighter texture. Learn how your comment data is processed. Any time I've added extra liquid the muffins turned out … Homeschooling and managing a large family is hard work. I WILL be making them again! Favorite photo is the one with them in the muffin tin– great colors together. In a small bowl, lightly beat the egg. Being a food blogger, sometimes that concept passes me right by these days; I tend to look for the “best” and most over the top recipes I can find or make up! There’s lots of fun fall dishes & Halloween Party food already linked up there! hugs hugs! Instead, the oatmeal made the muffins a little heavy & denser and even with a whopping 4 teaspoons of baking soda, they were still a little “squat” as you can see in the pics. Pumpkin oatmeal…or maybe I just have pumpkin on the mind! That’s what I used to do to make pancakes, if i had any leftover mush of any kind! In the mixing instructions it says to mix in milk and I am wondering if oil got written in front of the the milk measurement. Preheat the oven to 400°F, and grease a 12-cup muffin tin. Leftover Oatmeal Muffins to the rescue! And that’s why I love your blog!! These Leftover Oatmeal Muffins are extremely frugal, and not only because they use up leftover oatmeal, but all the ingredients in the muffins are just basic, common kitchen stuff that you probably have on hand. Your email address will not be published. Your oatmeal might be made from Instant, Rolled or Steel Cut Oatmeal and might be made with water, milk, or whatever you’ve used. If you’d like to see a lot of ideas on what can be added into or onto a muffin, see my post on Big, Beautiful Muffins. 4 Steps to a Better Homeschool Day (FREE CLASS! Thanks Jhuls! I love how easy these muffins are to pull together. Right after breakfast, I threw the leftover oatmeal in a mixing bowl, added the other ingredients and spooned them into the muffin cups. Mixture should be quite thick but not so thick that it is difficult to stir in the dry ingredients. Thanks for posting this! Grease muffin tin or line with muffin cups. About Leftover Oatmeal Muffins: So sorry about that! But it been exhausting and lots of family updating. This is so smart. Hi Dianna, thanks! I’m so sorry, I thought I replied already, and yes, any oatmeal will work. This recipe makes 36 average-sized muffins, so feel free to half this recipe if your family isn’t as large (or voracious!) My vote is for “Old Mother Hubbard Muffins”! Great idea for using leftover oatmeal. Thanks Rhonda!! Hi Antonia, and thanks for hosting for us! It took me back, but then I started to really like it! I like these muffins a lot. Got it put in there. Hope your party is great!! My son made these for us this morning, because he made way too many oats for breakfast yesterday. baking powder, and used melted butter instead of oil. Any dry fruit or nut or something like a chocolate chip will be great. That recipe was adapted from an old Fannie Farmer recipe, originally published in 1918. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and add-ins. I like these muffins a lot. Note: It’s always going to be just a bit of a guess as to how much milk these muffins need and that depends how thick the oatmeal you use happens to be. its a hit w my fam <3. Hey Mollie– Yep, I have some newish clean muffin tins, but I used the old trusty rusty ones that were my grandma’s– just because I like to think of her baking with them! As I gazed out my window at the pristine landscape, I knew I had to make a huge pot of piping hot oatmeal for my kiddos. These Leftover Oatmeal Muffins are the perfect solution with simple ingredients you already have on hand! Yes! I prefer getting few of everything. And guess what that means?! Three minutes. Right after breakfast, I threw the leftover oatmeal in a mixing bowl, added the other ingredients and spooned them into the muffin cups. We did that with my Dad– lots of fun calls and not knowing if you should come. Not being an oatmeal lover, but being forced to eat it by Management, I’m really diggin’ this. That’s the Cinnamon Sugar on top, for sure, doing its thing, and I do love me some snickerdoodles! I still remember it was a cake I made. Thinking on it, now, I wish would have taken a photo of one the batches I tried, but with all that moist oatmeal, it’s really hard to go wrong if you pay attention to the texture. And these muffins don’t require any exotic ingredients – I had ALL of the ingredients in my pantry and refrigerator already! That’s why I love your blog! The Leftover Oatmeal Muffins are surprisingly simple to make. These muffins were adapted from Epicurious. Streusel would be good, too. Makes 12 muffins. Next time I’ll be trying your modifications! Happy weekend! Stop by and check it out. I don’t get full sets, too. ?. A bit of honey sweetens the recipe instead of refined white sugar. Good recipes to try out?? Preheat the oven to 400°F, and grease a 12-cup muffin tin. Pancakes are a great idea, too! These would be perfect to make a night before and take to work the next day – yum! In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and any add-ins. So I made a few things with it. I knew it wouldn’t be long before they would be begging to go outside, and I wanted something warm in their tummies when they did. xox. Chocolate-ee Leftover Oatmeal Muffin Recipe. That oatmeal seemed to go on forever! Stuff a piece of chicken breakfast sausage link in the middle of these muffins before baking…might take the mind off of the denseness, change the texture up. Amy, these are amazing! Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies – real food cookies you can eat for breakfast! I love oatmeal and even more that it is made from leftovers! Thankful he’s OK. I ended up with 2 minor changes; I added 1 more tsp. The batter will seem thick, but don't worry. Thank you for sharing. They turned out great. So smart! Note: a reader felt better results were had by using 5 teaspoons of baking powder and subbing in melted butter for the milk! Your Daily Homemaking Checklist and other helpful resources are waiting for you! It just seems more fun, lol! Bananas keep the muffins moist without oil or butter. Gotta love that! I’ll be sharing my Leftover Oatmeal Muffins at Fiesta Friday #247, hosted this week by Antonia @ Zoale.com and Laurena @ Life Diet Health. That’s the Cinnamon Sugar on top, for sure, doing its thing, and I do love me some snickerdoodles!. Well, the third time was a charm. Saving Money on Leftover Oatmeal Muffins: Leftover Oatmeal Muffins — Frugal Hausfrau | My Meals are on Wheels, up to cup add-ins (such as nuts, dried fruit, chopped chocolate, coconut flakes, fruit, etc. And guess what that means?! I know it’s hard to be long distance when your parent’s not well. You’re such a good daughter. If you are adventurous, you can certainly stir in something like raisins or chocolate chips or dried fruit or nuts, but I wanted to keep things simple and fairly neutral since we had guests staying with us as well. Sounds tasty. Use up your leftover-oatmeal in these whole grain leftover oatmeal muffins!