Crockpot Steel Cut Oats

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Wake up and have a warm breakfast waiting for you.

To good to be true?

 

Crockpot Steel Cut Oats -- Family Fresh Meals

As a busy momma of 2, I know mornings can be super hectic. Lets simplify tomorrow morning and have your crockpot cook breakfast for you all night!  Wake up to a warm, healthy bowl of breakfast ready to rock!

These Crockpot Steel Cut Oats are one of my favorite go to breakfasts. At first my kiddos weren’t too excited about having oatmeal for breakfast, but after I introduced them to a fun filled oatmeal breakfast bar…they were singing a different tune.  

Crockpot Steel Cut Oats

The night before when you are preparing your Crockpot Steel Cut Oats (and when I say prepare..I mean dump oats and water into the crockpot) , fill up a few bowls of yummy toppings.  

My girls love brown sugar, walnuts, cinnamon/sugar, diced apples, and yogurt covered raisins.  Now when you wake up in the morning, stroll downstairs to a beautiful oatmeal bar all ready to go!

NOTE: I used a small 3 qt crockpot for this recipe. If you are using a larger pot, your oats may cook faster. Adjust time, OR double the recipe for larger crockpots. You can always refrigerate leftovers for the next couple of days :)

Remember, this is the a bare oatmeal recipe, so it won’t have much taste alone.  So I highly recommend using some of those optional oatmeal toppings!

Crockpot Steel Cut Oats 

Ingredients

1 cup steel cut oats ( NOT quick oats)

4 cups water

Optional Breakfast Bar Toppings/mix-ins : Diced fruit, brown sugar, raisins, yogurt covered raisins, nuts, cinnamon, food sprinkles, butter, coconut oil, honey, milk

Directions: 

1. Place 4 cups of water into a 4 qt crockpot.  Add  1 cup of steel cut oats and  gently stir. 

Crockpot Steel Cut Oats Step 1 - Family Fresh Meals

2. Place lid on crockpot and set on LOW for 7-8 hours. 

Crockpot Steel Cut Oats Step 2- Family Fresh Meals

Crockpot Steel Cut Oats
 
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Corey:
Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 1 cup steel cut oats
  • 4 cups water
  • Optional Breakfast Bar Toppings/mix-ins : Diced fruit, brown sugar, raisins, yogurt covered raisins, nuts, cinnamon, food sprinkles, butter, coconut oil, honey, milk
Instructions
  1. Place 4 cups of water into a 4 qt crockpot. Add 1 cup of steel cut oats and gently stir.
  2. Place lid on crockpot and set on LOW for 7-8 hours.

Here is what I used to make these Crockpot Steel Cut Oats 

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Comments

    • Corey says

      Great idea Stacy! My one daughter isn’t a fan of raisins though, so that’s why I like to make a plain batch and do an oatmeal bar. That way everyone is happy :)

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