Freezer Steel Cut Oats

  • Author: Nicole Dawson
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 12 1x


Freezable Steel Cut Oats made with your favorite mix-ins for those mornings when you need a quick, comforting and healthy breakfast.



  • 2 C. Steel cut oats
  • 6 C. water
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 C. berries
  • 1/2 C. diced fruit
  • 1/2 C. seeds (i.e. sunflower, pumpkin)
  • 1/2 C. cacao nibs (or vegan chocolate chips


  1. Lightly spray muffin tin with no-stick spray.
  2. Bring water and salt to a boil. Add in Steel Cut Oats. Reduce to a simmer and cook, stirring frequently, until soft and ready to eat, 10 to 20 minutes, depending on how chewy you like your oats.
  3. Divide the oatmeal evenly into the cups of the muffin pan.
  4. Top with the berries, chopped fruits, seeds, cacao nibs, pressing lightly to make sure they are embedded in the oatmeal.
  5. Place the muffin pan in the freezer until oatmeal is fully frozen, at least 2 hours. Remove and allow to thaw slightly (5 min), until the oatmeal can be popped out of the pan with a thin butter knife. Wrap the oatmeal in freezer-safe packaging and freeze.
  6. To eat, remove the desired number of pucks and warm in a bowl in the microwave for 1 to 2 minutes.


Serving Suggestions: Serve with non-dairy milk or butter.Add brown sugar, maple syrup or agave to sweeten.Don’t forget to add a sprinkle of cinnamon, pumpkin pie spice if desired.

  • Category: Breakfast


  • Serving Size: 1/3 C.
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