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Bowl with slow cooker steel cut oatmeal topped with blueberries and walnuts.

Steel Cut Oatmeal Crock-Pot Directions

Follow these easy steel cut oatmeal crock pot directions to cook oats overnight and wake-up to a hot breakfast. Be sure to check out the topping ideas and make ahead tips.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 7 hours
Total Time 7 hours 10 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 158kcal


  • 1 cup steel cut oats
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • Sweetener We used 1 dropper of a stevia sweetener


  • Mix first 4 ingredients in a small crock-pot.
  • Cook on low heat for 7-8 hours.
  • Stir and serve with toppings and sweetener of choice.


Use a small 2 quart crock-pot or triple the recipe for a larger slow cooker.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 158kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 2g | Sodium: 12mg | Fiber: 4g | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 1.7mg