Overnight Maple-Raisin Oatmeal

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Overnight Maple-Raisin Oatmeal Recipe

Photo: Jennifer Causey; Styling: Missie Neville Crawford, Claire Spollen

Steel-cut oats offer a nutty alternative to hot cereal made with rolled oats. If you prefer, substitute firm pears for apples or dried cranberries for the raisins.

Serves 6 (serving size: 1 cup oatmeal and about 1/4 cup apples)


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3 3/4 cups water
2 1/4 cups 1% low-fat milk
1 1/2 cups steel-cut oats
3/4 cup golden raisins
1/2 cup maple syrup
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1 1/2 tablespoons unsalted butter
2 large apples, cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices


Hands-on: 15 Minutes
Total: 8 Hours, 15 Minutes

1. Combine first 8 ingredients in an 8-cup heatproof glass bowl. Set bowl in a 6-quart slow cooker; add cold water to slow cooker, filling until water comes three-fourths of the way up outside of bowl. Cover slow cooker; cook on LOW 8 hours or until oats are thick and creamy.

2. Melt butter in a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Add apples; cook 3 minutes or until browned, stirring occasionally.

3. Stir oats; spoon into bowls. Top with apples.

Created date

October 2015

Nutritional Information

Calories 370
Fat 6.5 g
Satfat 3 g
Monofat 1 g
Polyfat 0.2 g
Protein 10 g
Carbohydrate 75 g
Fiber 7 g
Cholesterol 12 mg
Iron 2 mg
Sodium 211 mg
Calcium 184 mg