16 Easy Crock Pot Breakfast Recipes to Save Your Sanity on Busy Mornings

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Charge up with these tasty Crock Pot breakfast recipes!

monkey bread on a spatula, one of our Crock Pot breakfast recipes

Wouldn’t it be nice to wake up to a yummy Crock Pot breakfast on a busy morning?

Whether your kids are heading back to school, home school, or remote learning, the early days of a new school year can be brutal on a mom’s sanity. To help ease your transition back into the rushed routine of school day mornings, we’ve pulled together our favorite Crock Pot breakfast recipes from around the web! 🙌

Our favorite must-try Crock Pot breakfast recipes:

holding a bowl of steel cut oats

1. Wake up to this Slow Cooker Steel Cut Oatmeal for a hearty, customizable breakfast.

If you’re looking for the ultimate slow cooker breakfast recipe, our Overnight Oatmeal is SO easy to throw together, and can easily be customized with the mix-ins of your choice. Don’t forget, you MUST use steel cut oats to maintain the texture.

slow cooker monkey bread up close

2. Indulge with our decadent Slow Cooker Monkey Bread breakfast recipe.

This dish is a crowd-pleaser! If you love the satisfying taste of cinnamon and cream cheese glaze, give this delicious recipe a try! It takes just 15 minutes of prep time and after 3 hours you’ll have a sweet treat for the whole family to enjoy!

banana oatmeal in white bowls which is one of our Crock Pot breakfast recipesPhoto from I Heart Eating

3. Overnight Crock-Pot Banana Bread Oatmeal for a fruity treat in the morning!

Looking for an overnight Crock Pot breakfast? With just a few minutes of prep in the evening, you can wake up to the intoxicating aroma of banana bread in the morning! At breakfast time, just slice up a banana and top with brown sugar and nuts for a sweet start to your day.

holding a coffee cup with pumpkin spice latte

4. Get a dose of caffeine with this delicious Slow Cooker Pumpkin Spice Latte recipe.

Colder weather is one of the best times to break out the Crock-Pot. In just 5 minutes you can prepare this festive fall slow cooker coffee recipe. It has just the right amount of pumpkin puree and pumpkin spice! Best of all, it’s WAY cheaper than hitting up your local Starbucks!

Crockpot filled with tater tot egg bake casserolePhoto from Julie’s Eats & Treats

5. This Crockpot Breakfast Tater Tot Egg Bake is a savory crowd-pleaser!

This Tater Tot Egg Bake comes together in just 15 minutes and is a big hit with kids. Wake up to a hearty breakfast with yummy layers of tater tots, ham, eggs, and cheese straight from your slow cooker. It’s like a breakfast casserole in a Crock Pot!

oatmeal in bowl topped with apples and cinnamonPhoto from Nourishing Joy

6. Caramelized Apple Slow Cooker Oatmeal will start your day will a belly full of fall flavors.

Caramelized. Apple. Oatmeal. Need we say more? I don’t think there’s a kid on the planet who could turn down this yummy Crock Pot breakfast recipe that tastes like a caramel apple!

quiche with wedge cut outPhoto from A Spicy Perspective

7. Who knew that Breakfast Quiche could be one of the easiest Crock Pot breakfast recipes to make?!

Quiche… In a slow cooker? Mind. Blown! This Easy Slow Cooker Quiche is loaded with ham, cheese, and tons of veggies!

It’s a fabulous set-and-forget recipe that can take as long as 8 hours to cook on your slow cooker’s lowest setting, so it can be ready for you when you wake up in the morning! If you’re going to be up early (before the kids), you can cook it on high in as little as 3 hours.

putting a gingerbread cookie in gingerbread latte which was made from one of our Crock Pot breakfast recipes

8. Have a cozy morning with our Crock Pot Gingerbread Latte recipe.

For a comforting cup of coffee this holiday season, brew up this slow cooker Gingerbread Latte recipe. The familiar and nostalgic gingerbread taste definitely adds a little magic to the season! Make sure to add it to your Christmas Bucket List! It takes just 10 minutes to prep!

For a low carb alternative, try our keto version of this tasty recipe!

pumpkin pie oatmeal in rust-colored bowlPhoto from Five Heart Home

9. Imagine waking up to the aroma of this Overnight Slow Cooker Pumpkin Pie Steel Cut Oatmeal.

This divine, dessert-inspired breakfast features creamy steel-cut oats that have been slow-cooked overnight with pumpkin puree. It’s a comforting overnight Crock Pot breakfast that will be ready to eat the moment you wake up, and it comes with a built-in hack for preventing burnt edges… no middle-of-the-night stirring required!

spooning cheesy grits from a blue bowlPhoto from Spicy Southern Kitchen

10. These Crock-Pot Grits are some of the creamiest grits you’ll ever taste without even adding cream or milk.

This recipe only works with stone-ground grits, which would normally take at least 45 minutes to cook on the stove with frequent stirring. Crockpot Grits are SO easy to make, and they turn out incredibly creamy thanks to a night spent in the slow cooker!

Crock Pot Blueberry French Toast Breakfast recipe, one of the top Crock Pot breakfast recipes

Photo from Recipes That Crock!

11. Berry lovers will enjoy this tasty Blueberry French Toast Crock Pot breakfast recipe.

Blueberries, cinnamon, whipped cream – what’s not to love?! If your family enjoys French toast, they’ll dig this yummy slow cooker spin. It takes just 5 minutes to prep and we think it will be a hit with the kiddos!

oatmeal with berries in white bowlPhoto from Chelsea’s Messy Apron

12. This Overnight Quinoa and Oats recipe comes together in 10 minutes the night before.

If you’re looking for a new way to use quinoa, try this mixture of steel-cut oatmeal and quinoa that can be cooked overnight in your Crockpot. Mix in some nut butter or toss with fresh berries and a splash of milk for a delicious and healthy breakfast the whole family will love!

sausage and spinach casserole in CrockpotPhoto from The Kitchn

13. This Breakfast Casserole in a Crock Pot packs a protein punch.

Part breakfast casserole, part overnight omelet — This savory, protein-packed breakfast will keep you running on all cylinders right up until lunchtime. If you’d like to start your day with a spicy little kick, try this slow cooker breakfast recipe drizzled with hot sauce!

Cinnamon Roll Slow Cooker Breakfast Recipe, one of the highly rated Crock Pot breakfast recipes

Photo from Eating On A Dime 

14. Cinnamon rolls are a cinch when you make them using this Crock Pot recipe.

Making homemade cinnamon rolls can be time-consuming. Simplify the process by using store-bought cinnamon rolls, then elevate them by preparing them in the slow cooker. This easy Crock Pot Cinnamon Roll Casserole recipe is the perfect twist on a breakfast favorite!

breakfast burrito on plate with cilantroPhoto from Pretty Providence

15. These Slow Cooker Breakfast Burritos will become a fast family favorite!

The filling for these Crock Pot breakfast burritos cooks overnight, and in the morning your family can just load up their own tortillas and eat whenever they’re ready for breakfast. It’s a simple, inexpensive, and delicious way to feed a hungry crowd!

A breakfast casserole in a Crock Pot, one of the popular Crock Pot breakfast recipes

Photo from Iowa Girl Eats

16. This easy breakfast casserole in a Crock Pot hits the spot.

Do you love a good, but SIMPLE, slow cooker breakfast casserole recipe? This Crock Pot Breakfast Casserole by Iowa Girl Eats is one to try. It uses just 7 common ingredients like eggs, frozen hash browns, sausage, cheese, and green onion. Best of all, it’s a cinch to customize if you want to add other ingredients like jalapeño, bacon, or avocado. Our mouths are watering just thinking about it!

Learn how to use frozen hash browns to make an easy sausage corn chowder!

About the writer:

Jenna has a Bachelor's Degree from Lycoming College and her Master's from Penn State, holding 4 years of writing experience between a variety of publications and Hip2Save.

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Comments 6

  1. HipMomof3

    They all look delicious, thanks for the ideas!

    • Collin (Mrs. Hip)

      You’re very welcome!

  2. Sarah

    Any ideas for cold overnight oats?

    • Jennifer (Hip Sidekick)

      YES! We have this recipe here.

    • momofthreenboys

      You can find lots of overnight oats recipes online, I add protein powder to mine to help hit my protein goals!

      • Trish (Hip Sidekick)

        Thanks for the helpful tip on adding protein powder to your overnight oats! Such a great idea! 💖

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