Old-Fashioned Irish Oatmeal

Beth Renzetti


From 'Yoga Journal'. I am rather suspect that an 'old fashioned' recipe started in a crock pot or used dried fruit. However, this does look easy & yummy so I'm posting for Culinary Quest 2.


★★★★★ 4 votes

10 Min
3 Hr
Slow Cooker Crock Pot


  • 4 c
    whole milk
  • 1 3/4 c
    steel-cut oats
  • 1/2 c
    dried cherries
  • 1/2 c
    *real* maple syrup, plus more for drizzling
  • 1 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground allspice
  • 1/2 c
    blueberries, optional
  • 1/3 c
    chopped pecans, optional

How to Make Old-Fashioned Irish Oatmeal


  1. Coat 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Combine soymilk, oats, dried cherries, 1/2 cup maple syrup, salt, allspice, and 4 cups water in slow cooker. Cook on high 2 to 4 hours.
  2. Turn off slow cooker, and stir in vanilla extract. Add water as necessary to achieve desired thickness. Serve garnished with blueberries and pecans, if desired.

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About Old-Fashioned Irish Oatmeal

Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Irish
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Low Sodium
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy

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