Slow Cooker Oats

Slow Cooker Oats

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"I just can't get up in the morning to make my hubby breakfast before he leaves for work, so I put this in the slow cooker the night before, and breakfast is served! A hearty breakfast that's easy to do."

Ingredients

6 h 15 m servings 208 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 208 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 5.6 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 37.2g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 3.9 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 10 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 35 mg
  • 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place the steel cut oats, water, apple, raisins, butter, cinnamon, brown sugar, and vanilla extract into a slow cooker, and stir to combine and dissolve the sugar. Cover the cooker, set to Low, and allow to cook 6 to 7 hours (for firm oats) or 8 hours (for softer texture).

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note
  • Important: Use steel cut oats or this will be a mushy mess. Also, if your crock cooks too high, cook on the warm setting.
  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.
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This is a great recipe! I make as is or add milk or juice instead of some of the water. I add dried cherries, or cranberries, pecans. I use brown sugar, white sugar, or maple syrup. I usually ad...

For the reviewer wondering...Steel-cut oats are whole grain groats (the inner portion of the oat kernel) which have been cut into only two or three pieces by steel rather than being rolled. They...

I've made oats in the crock pot for years. Instead of water I use milk or soy milk. The water alone is too bland. This is a great starter and lends itself to additions like adding a tablespoon ...

I did slight variation of this ... added 4 cups water to my 1 c steel cut oats. 3 TBS of ground flaxseed. 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon. 2 chopped organic gala apples. Added raisins after cooking. sprayed ...

Using steel cut oats (like the recipe calls for) NOT rolled oats is super important in this recipe. Those who complain about it being complete mush are likely using the quaker oaks, or rolled o...

I get home from work at around 2 in the morning and always check AR for the newest reviews. I saw this recipe and thought it would be great to wake up at 10:30 and have breakfast made. I had al...

MY kids ate this! my KIDS ate this! my kids ATE this! MY kids ate THIS!!! I WILL MAKE THIS ALL OF THE TIME!!! i also added a wee bit of salt (just a pinch) and put some maple syrup on it before...

I really did not care for this at all. The only change I made was using about 1/4 cup of raisins instead of a 1/2 cup. I thought 3 1/2 cups of water to 1 cup of oatmeal seemed like a really wron...

Very easy and Very good breakfast! I didn't have raisins so I used dried cranberries, may stick w/them because they were plump and juicy. I did add a touch of sugar when I served it.