Rocky Road Oatmeal

Chocolate for breakfast, yes please! This is such a tempting way to prepare oatmeal.

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Rocky Road Oatmeal
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 8 minutes
Servings: 1
Author: Jaclyn


  • 1/2 cup oats
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 Tbsp packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 Tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1/8 tsp vanilla
  • 1 Tbsp chopped walnuts , pecans or almonds
  • 10-14 mini marshmallows (about 1/4 cup)
  • 1 Tbsp milk chocolate or semi-sweet chocolate chips (which ever you prefer)
  • Additional milk or half and half for drizzling if desired


  1. In a large microwave safe bowl, combine oats, milk, brown sugar, cocoa powder and salt. Microwave on high for 3 1/2 minutes. Allow to rest 2 minutes then remove from microwave and stir in vanilla. Top with nuts, marshmallows and chocolate chips, serve warm.