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Slow Cooker Apple-Cinnamon Steel-Cut Oatmeal

This overnight slow cooker apple cinnamon steel cut oatmeal is easy to prepare. Just add all the ingredients in the slow cooker the night before and wake up to the smell of fresh oats.
Course Breakfast
Keyword breakfast, oatmeal, oats
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 10 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 307kcal
Author Liza Agbanlog


  • 1 cup steel-cut oats
  • 3 cups soy milk or almond milk or fat-free milk plus more for serving
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter melted
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 apples chopped
  • ¼ cup dried cranberries
  • 2 cups water
  • ½ tsp fine salt


  • Coat the insert of a slow cooker with cooking spray. Add all the ingredients and mix well. Cover with the lid and cook on low for 6 hours.
  • Serve as is or add more milk, if desired. Top with your favorite fruit and/or nuts.


Recipe adapted from: Prevention Guide: Slow Cooker So Easy!


Calories: 307kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 263mg | Potassium: 260mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 30g | Vitamin A: 614IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 205mg | Iron: 2mg