Crockpot Oatmeal

Now that Fall/Winter are upon us, what better way to start our day than a warm bowl of oatmeal?  I love making this oatmeal at night and waking up to the yummy aroma the next morning!  There are a ton of crockpot oatmeal recipes on the internet.  So if you don’t like this one, try looking up some others.

Crockpot Oatmeal Recipe

  • 2 cups steel cut oats (not instant or rolled oats)
  • 6-8 cups water, depending on how long the oatmeal will cook
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 apples, peeled and diced
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 cup sliced bananas, dried cranberries, or fresh berries
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Spray crockpot with nonstick cooking spray. If you’re planning to cook the oatmeal 8 hours or longer, use 8 cups of water. If you want to cook it less than 8 hours, use 6 cups of water. Put first seven ingredients (through raisins) in slow cooker and cook on low. Just before serving, Stir in bananas and walnuts. Sprinkle with additional brown sugar if desired.

Serves 8.

Per serving: 256 calories, 6 g fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 49 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 4 g protein, 1% Vitamin A, 6% Vitamin C, 5% calcium, 8% iron


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