Apple Cinnamon Crockpot Oatmeal

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 2 Ratings
Serves: 6-8
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Cooking Method: Slow-Cooker/Crock Pot


8 c water
1 c milk
1 stick butter, room temperature
1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
3/4 - 1 c packed brown sugar, to taste
2 tsp vanilla
4 tart baking apples, peeled and chopped
1 c raisins (optional)
2 c steel cut oatmeal,( i use mccaan's)
1 c chopped pecans, walnuts, or sliced almonds (optional)

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Debbie Thurmond Recipe
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Shreveport, LA (pop. 199,311)
Member Since Nov 2010
Debbie's notes for this recipe:
We are not ones to cook a big breakfast in our house, so what we usually have is something very easy or a smoothie. This is a very easy, filling, and healthy breakfast. My husband especially loves this one because it is so hearty. Be sure not to substitute for any other kind of oatmeal. ONLY STEEL CUT OATMEAL will do.
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Spray the inside of your crockpot with cooking spray.
Stir together chopped apples, brown sugar, and cinnamon in a medium sized bowl. When apples are evenly coated, put the mixture into the crock pot.
Add water, milk, butter, vanilla, oats and the raisins (optional). If I am using walnuts or pecans, I add them at this time. If using almonds, wait until you are almost ready to serve. (All nuts are optional.) Stir well.
Put the lid on your crockpot and cook on low for 8 hours or overnight. If using almonds, I add them as soon as I get up and then let cook while I get the coffee made.
You may sprinkle the top of the oatmeal with more nuts and brown sugar before serving. This is delish. Hope you enjoy!


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user erica lewis eriicalewis - Feb 24, 2011
do you add the oatmeal in step 3 or 5
user Debbie Thurmond debbiethurmond - Feb 24, 2011
Hey Erica...sorry, that is in step 3. I made an edit on the recipe to clarify. Thanks for bringing this to my attention.

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