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Feb 27 2016
2 years ago
4:00 PM MDT

Slow Cooker Overnight Oatmeal

Feb 27, 2016 @ 4:00 PM MDT
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Let your slow cooker do the work overnight and wake up to a nice warm bowl of creamy oatmeal! This recipe provides such a yummy and EASY way to prepare a healthy and filling breakfast perfect for a lazy weekend morning or a busy weekday morning.

Slow Cooker Steel Cut Oatmeal

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I cup steel cut oatmeal
4 cups water
1/2 cup half and half
1 tablespoon maple syrup
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2  teaspoon ground cinnamon
*dried fruit and nuts for toppings
Steel Cut Overnight Oatmeal Hip2Save.comDirections: Whisk together all ingredients in a slow cooker. Cover and cook on low for 8 hours. Stir and serve in bowls with desired toppings – I topped with dried cranberries, figs, and walnuts. Serves 4. You can also cook oatmeal with dried fruit if you prefer, but I have some family members that won’t eat it that way.

Notes: Do not substitute rolled oats for steel cut oats. Steel cut oats are whole cut oats that have a chewy texture and take longer to cook than rolled oats so they will hold up in a slow cooker overnight.

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More Slow Cooker Recipes? Yes, please!

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* Slow Cooker Chocolate Lava Cake
* Slow Cooker Honey Sesame Chicken Recipe
* Slow Cooker Bolognese Sauce Recipe
* Slow Cooker Shredded Buffalo Chicken Sliders
* Slow Cooker Refried Beans
* Slow Cooker Veggie Lasagna Recipe
* Slow Cooker Ranch Mashed Potatoes

Written by Lina for Hip2Save. Lina is a proud mom of 2 small kids who loves photography, all holidays, cooking, thrift store makeovers, bargain shopping, and DIY makeovers. Her goal is to create a beautiful life and stylish home on a dime! To see all of Lina’s recipes created just for Hip2Save, click here.

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