Slow-Cooker Oats with Brown Sugar and Pear

Slow-Cooker Oats with Brown Sugar and PearRecipe

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No need to watch this pot! Set your slow cooker to begin when you head to bed and have a hot breakfast waiting when it's time to rise and shine.

Serves 4


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Melted butter
2 1/2 cups diced firm pear (such a D'Anjou)
1 cup steel-cut oats
1/3 cup raisins
2 tablespoons packed light brown sugar
3 tablespoons honey
2 tablespoons butter, melted
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 1/2 cups 2% milk
1 1/2 cups boiling water
Additional honey (optional)
Chopped toasted walnuts


Lightly brush a 3 1/2-quart slow cooker with melted butter. Add pear, oats, raisins, brown sugar, 3 Tbsp. honey, 2 Tbsp. melted butter, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg. Stir in milk and boiling water. Cover and cook on low for 7 hours or until oats are tender. Serve drizzled with more honey if desired and topped with chopped toasted walnuts.

Created date

October 2015