Crockpot Apple Pie Breakfast Oats

 
I have been wanting to try making breakfast in the crockpot for a while.  I am so glad I did, the house smelled wonderful this morning after breakfast cooked overnight while we slept! I made a few changes to a wonderful recipe I found here, and we have a new family favorite.
 
Here is what I did:
 
I greased the inside of my crockpot (cooking spray works well too) and added the following, cooking on low for 8 hours.  This may vary depending on your crockpot:
 
1 cup of Gluten Free Steel Cut oats
3 apples (I used Fuji-Granny Smith would work great too) peeled, cored, and cut into small cubes
1 1/2 cups water
1 1/2 cups of low fat milk
4 T. butter, cut into small chunks
1 1/2 t. ground cinnamon
1/2 t. ground nutmeg
4 T. brown sugar
Dash of salt
 
Stir and cover, cooking overnight until done.  I like to serve mine with a little milk, but you could also top with raisins, nuts, or anything you like to put on oatmeal.
 
I will be making this often, it was like having a healthy bowl of apple pie with my morning coffee.
 
Happy cooking
 
xoxo, Tanya

 



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Comments

  1. Hello Tanya, I am so excited to have you on board . . . I love making new friends and sharing creative ideas.
    I'm looking forward to getting to know you better through blogging.

    This recipe looks so good. I have a big box of Fuji's on the back porch, so this just might be your Saturday breakfast, yum!

    Thanks so much for following,
    I really do

  2. yes please! this looks delicious and nutricious! I am all about dessert with my morning coffee

  3. Mmm…that looks marvelous to wake up to. I wonder if the kids would eat that instead of their usual Nutella on toast?? Hmm..I'll have to give it a shot!

  4. Yum! I've always been interested in crock pot breakfasts but never tried one. This sounds like a perfect recipe!

  5. I simply MUST try that, it seems to yummy not to give it a try!

  6. Ok, it's official. I have to get a crockpot! This recipe looks amazing and it must taste even better. I thought crockpots where only for cooking stews, who knew!

  7. This looks soooo good! Cant wait to try it out!!!

  8. Can I use regular long cook oatmeal or must I use steel cut?

  9. What a great fall breakfast!

    Hey, I have a weekend link party I'd love for you to join if you'd like:

    http://westernwarmth.blogspot.com/2012/10/weekend-warmth-6.html

    Thanks, Bobi

  10. WOW! This is amazing. I want to try this for Thanksgiving or Christmas morning! I'd love to have you join my PIN MEme Linky Party because this is very Pin Worthy! I'm going to pin it now!

    Diana
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  11. That sounds SOOO yummy! We got some fresh apples this weekend, so I may just have to give this ago. I LOVE it when I wake up, and breakfast is ready to go.

    -Leanne

  12. YUM! What a great idea. I could use some more crockpot breakfast recipes! Definitely pinning this. Thanks for sharing!

    Stopping by from the Simply Creations link party. 🙂

  13. This sounds yummy, I'll have to give it a try! Saw you link up on some link parties. Would love it if you linked up on my blog hop http://www.w-t-fab.com/search/label/bloghop. Also let me know if you'd like to follow each other!

  14. This sounds yummy, I'll have to give it a try! Saw you link up on some link parties. Would love it if you linked up on my blog hop http://www.w-t-fab.com/search/label/bloghop. Also let me know if you'd like to follow each other!

  15. This looks sooo yummy! I'm totally gonna make it this weekend!
    Thanks so much for linking up last Friday. Hope to see you back tomorrow to link up and see if you were featured or even won the free ad space!
    http://www.oneprojectcloser.com/the-humble-brag-link-party-4/

  16. How many servings is this recipe?

  17. How many servings is this recipe?

  18. I just made this recipe and it didn't turn out as good as I expected. It was runny, and not thick at all. It wasn't that flavorful. This serving size is about 3 servings maybe, not enough! I would double this recipe next time. I would also add more cinnamon than it calls for. But how would I make it thicker?

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