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Cinnamon Overnight Oatmeal

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  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 7 hr 10 min
  • Servings 4
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Looking for a filling cereal recipe? Then check out this nutty oats recipe for breakfast that can be prepared easily by cooking it overnight in a slow cooker.

Ingredients

1
cup steel-cut oats
1/4
cup packed brown sugar
1/8
teaspoon salt
3 1/4
cups water
1/2
cup half-and-half
1/2
cup diced dried fruits and raisins (from 7-oz bag)
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/3
cup chopped walnuts, if desired

Directions

  • 1 Spray 3- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Place oats, brown sugar and salt in slow cooker. Cover with water and half-and-half. Stir to mix slightly.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 7 to 8 hours.
  • 3 Stir in dried fruits and cinnamon. Top with walnuts.

Expert Tips

Steel-cut oats, also known as Scottish or Irish oats, are kernels of the oat sliced lengthwise. They require a longer cooking time, typically 20 minutes on the stove-top. Starting the oatmeal in the slow cooker the night before allows you to have a scrumptious breakfast ready and waiting first thing in the morning.

Whole Grain Serving: 1

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
220
Calories from Fat
45
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
7%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
12%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
4%
Sodium
100mg
4%
Potassium
290mg
8%
Total Carbohydrate
40g
13%
Dietary Fiber
4g
15%
Sugars
23g
Protein
5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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