Slow Cooker Chocolate Banana Steel Cut Oats

Slow Cooker Chocolate Banana Steel Cut Oats

DebbieKat 1

"Just another way for oatmeal to be enjoyed! Makes plenty of leftovers to freeze for later."


6 h 5 m servings 182 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 182 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 2.6 g
  • 4%
  • Carbs:
  • 37.5g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 6 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 8 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Lightly spray a 5-quart or larger slow cooker crock with cooking spray.
  2. Mix water, oats, mashed bananas, cocoa powder, and sweetener in prepared slow cooker.
  3. Cook on Low for 6 hours.


  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.
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  1. 17 Ratings


This was wonderful! Loving experimenting with slow cooker oatmeal. My husband loves this too. i used skim milk to replace half the water, seems to make it creamier. I also used a little more spl...

This was super yummy. It does make a lot. I made it for a work breakfast pitch in and it went over very well. I used extra banana and I served it with fresh banana and chocolate chips. Mmm...

This made a HUGE batch! Made the house smell very yummy though. Needed more splenda for my family too.

The oats cooked just fine, but I think they really benefited from the middle-of-the-night stirring I did. (Was awake with the baby anyway so I decided to check on the oats.) However, I think t...

Made this today perfect at 6 hrs. Did get a little dry around the edges and the bottom; I think it would benefit from stirring occasionally. Also added 1 cup of Splenda, but could have even used...

I just love the concept of cooking steel cut oatmeal in the slow cooker. I did not have cocoa so I used cranberries. This is such a timesaver. Being a work commuter, I pre-package servings so th...

I did not care for this recipe.

Amazing...I used "Special Dark" cocoa powder...with little garnishes like: flaked coconut, white chocolate chips, nuts, really anything you like

Very good. Mine cooked thoroughly in about 5 hours. I stirred every so often to prevent caking on the sides. I swapped the Stevia for pure maple syrup to make this real food friendly. We will m...