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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.

David Bonom
Recipe by Cooking Light December 2015


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

Recipe Summary test

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.