Slow Cooker Steel-Cut Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

Slow Cooker Steel-Cut Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

Put the ingredients for this oatmeal recipe in a slow cooker when you go to sleep, and it’ll be ready when you wake up in the morning!

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Slow Cooker Steel-Cut Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

Slow Cooker Steel-Cut Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal. Set and forget it and wake up to a delicious healthy breakfast.
Course Breakfast
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 7 hrs 10 mins
Total Time 7 hrs 20 mins
Servings 10 servings (about 1 cup each)
Calories 271 kcal
Author BODi


  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • cups water
  • cups unsweetened almond milk
  • 3 cups dry steel-cut oats
  • 5 small apples chopped
  • ¼ tsp. sea salt (or Himalayan salt)
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 Tbsp. pure maple syrup
  • 2 Tbsp. ground flax seed


  1. Lightly coat inside of slow cooker with spray.
  2. Add water, almond milk, oats, apples, salt, cinnamon, maple syrup, and flax seed; mix well. Cook for 5 to 7 hours on low (or 2 to 3 hours on high), or until edges are brown but not burned.

Recipe Notes

  • Times can vary. In order to make sure oatmeal doesn’t burn, test it out the first time during the day to see how long it takes the oatmeal to cook in your slow cooker.
  • Leftover oatmeal can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 4 days, or frozen in individual portions.

The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Steel-Cut Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 271 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 87mg4%
Carbohydrates 49g16%
Fiber 9g38%
Sugar 11g12%
Protein 9g18%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

P90X/P90X2 Portions
1 Grain/Carb
1 Fruit

P90X3 Portions
3½ Carbs

Container Equivalents
½ Purple
2 Yellow

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