Christmas Morning Oatmeal

Christmas Morning Oatmeal

Christine Gofron 1

"Start this the night before in your slow cooker and wake up to a hearty, hot breakfast for the whole family! If you have a large family and a large slow cooker you can easily double the recipe. Serve with cream or milk as you choose."


8 h 15 m servings 621 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 621 kcal
  • 31%
  • Fat:
  • 26.5 g
  • 41%
  • Carbs:
  • 94.7g
  • 31%
  • Protein:
  • 8.5 g
  • 17%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 246 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Mix the brown sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg together in a bowl. Add the apples and cranberries, tossing to coat evenly with the sugar mixture. Pour into a slow cooker. Top with butter pieces.
  2. Mix the oatmeal together with the water, apple juice, cranberry juice, and salt in a bowl, and pour over the apple mixture in the slow cooker. Do not stir. Cover, and cook on Low for 8 hours.
  3. Stir before serving. Spoon into bowls and top with candied walnuts, if desired.
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  1. 62 Ratings


GOOD IDEA, BUT RESCUE THIS RECIPE LIKE SO: The idea for this recipe was almost certainly gleaned from a bed & breakfast cookbook, the idea being that B&B owners are very busy in the morning, so...

To avoid burning my crockpot, I used a Reynolds turkey cooking bag and lined my crockpot with it. I made this for my husband's family and they loved it- even the avowed non-oatmeals eaters! Jus...

We thought this was wonderful. I sprayed the crockpot with pam, and didn't have any problems with sticking. I have an extremely hot crockpot, so I only put it on "keep warm" about 2am, and i...

My first recipe choice this morning didn't pan out so this was my second start at a hot breakfast for the family. I did not make this in a slow cooker, I didn't have time for that. I actually m...

My husband and 15 yr old son love oatmeal so I made this for Christmas morning. Followed recipe and cooked on low about 8 hrs...smelled and tasted wonderful. Nice base recipe to play around wi...

Very good!!!! next time I'll use a steel cut oatmeal...

It burned my crockpot past repair. Perhaps if the sauce was mixed in before cooking it would have been allright. The flavor was great, and it was easy. It was popular with the guys. They all ...

The flavor reminds me of an apple crisp. I stuck to the recipe but had to sub 1 extra cup of water for the apple juice (didn't have) and used 1 cup of crangrape for the cranberry juice. I will...

I had no problems with my crock pot burning. It looked and tasted like beautiful oatmeal with some gourmet touches. My family loved it!