Slow-cooker oatmeal with dried cherries

8
8
5
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
7 hr 10 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
7 hr
Serves
6
Difficulty
Difficult
Want a recipe you can cook in your sleep? Here it is! Set up your slow cooker and a wonderful aromatic blend of steel cut oats and cherries cook together overnight for the perfect morning meal. Ideal for holidays when the house is full of family but simple enough for every day, this recipe comes together in just 10 minutes and the slow cooker does the rest. Even better, there are only five ingredients needed to prepare this warm and filling oatmeal. Kids and adults will love hot bowls of tender oats with cinnamon and cherries. All you need to complete this breakfast is a hot pot of coffee and a cozy chair!

Ingredients

Hot water

5 cup(s)

Uncooked steel cut oats

1¼ cup(s), (do not use rolled oats or quick-cooking oats)

Dried cherries

cup(s), chopped

Honey

¼ cup(s)

Ground cinnamon

½ tsp

Table salt

½ tsp

Instructions

  1. Stir water, steel-cut oats, chopped dried cherries, honey, cinnamon, and salt in a 4- to 5 1/2-quart slow cooker. Cover and cook on low for 7 hours. (The porridge can keep on warm setting for 1 hour.)