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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.

Recipe by Cooking Light December 2015


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

Recipe Summary

15 mins
8 hrs 15 mins
Serves 6 (serving size: 1 cup oatmeal and about 1/4 cup apples)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • 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.

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

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

Nutrition Facts

370 calories; fat 6.5g; saturated fat 3g; mono fat 1g; poly fat 0.2g; protein 10g; carbohydrates 75g; fiber 7g; cholesterol 12mg; iron 2mg; sodium 211mg; calcium 184mg.