Slow Cooker Monday, Breakfast Style

Hello! Happy Monday! I hope you all had a wonderful weekend!
I am happy to report that we did take down Christmas over the weekend. Yeah!
Please join Allie and me for Slow Cooker Monday. You can add your slow cooker recipe to the link up.

Today, I have a great winter breakfast for you.

Slow Cooker, Overnight Oatmeal.

  • 2 cups of Steel Cut or Irish oats
  • 7-8 cups of water (I use 8 cups for creamier oatmeal)
  • 1/2 cup of brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 3/4 cup of dried cranberries, raisins, blue berries or other dried fruit

I spray my slow cooker with non-stick cooking spray. Then add all the ingredients, stir, place the lid on and cook for 6-8 hours on low. The longer you cook it the more creamy the oatmeal.


Before the water was added.


Fully cooked and totally yummy!

Once the oatmeal is cooker, I place 3/4 cup portions into small plastic containers. I get about 8-10 serving portions per batch. I place the containers into the fridge and in the morning (or anytime someone wants some oatmeal) all they need to do is warm it up.

Have a super Monday. 🙂



  1. Yum, oatmeal…and delicious with the fruit. Glad Christmas is now packed away 😉

  2. At first I thought what would you do with all that oatmeal!! But then reading further, your tip on scooping up individual servings to refrig sounds like a great idea!!

  3. Oatmeal is good stuff..Thanks

  4. Yum! Oatmeal is just so delicious.

  5. Looks hearty!

  6. Great breakfast dish! Congrats on taking down the Christmas decorations. 😉 That’s always the most annoying part. Putting them up is so much fun though!

  7. Yum, oatmeal!

    I just made a yummy crock pot meal tonight. Though of course, I didn’t come up with it! LOL

  8. Looks so delicious, I heard that it’s healthy breakfast if done that way. I never tried it before. can’t be done with old fashioned oat ? I have some and don’t know what to do with it, plus I don’t know whats the difference between them.
    Thanks so much Jami for the recipe, I will try it as soon as possible.
    You have been tagged here, I will be happy to hear from you.

    • I have tried it with old fashioned oats and they do not hold up well with the long cooking time. If you try it with non steel cut (or Irish) oats, decrease the cooking time maybe 3-4 hours?

  9. Now I’m starving!


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