Cooking: 1 Serving: 3/4 cup water, 1/4 cup cereal, dash salt (optional). 2 Servings: 1-1/2 cup water, 1/2 cup cereal, 1/8 tsp salt (optional). 4 Servings: 3-1/4 cup water, 1 cup cereal, 1/4 tsp (optional). Bring water and salt to a boil over medium heat. Add Cracked Whole Wheat Cereal, reduce heat to low. Cook, stirring often, 12 minutes for chewy cereal or 25 minutes for creamy cereal. Family Farm Favorites: Cracked Whole Wheat Cereal: Follow the cooking instructions and then add in your favorites! Cooked cracked wheat cereal is delicious with a variety of toppings, such as chopped apples, Wheat Montana Milled Flax Seed, nuts, raisins or other dried fruit, brown sugar, honey, cinnamon, coconut, fresh berries, and bananas.