Crockpot Steel-Cut Oats with Caramel Apples

Crockpot Steel-Cut Oats with Caramel Apples

Crockpot steel cut oats are a staple in Betsy’s healthy breakfast choices. The steel cut oats are super healthy and the crockpot makes this recipe super easy. After all, the only thing better than the smell of slow-cooked caramel apples is how they taste! Especially when steel-cut oats and Betsy’s Best Gourmet Almond butter are key ingredients.

Ingredients:

2 T Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Almond Butter

2 apples, peeled, cored and cut into ½-inch cubes (2½-3 cups chopped)

1 cup uncooked steel-cut oats

1½ cups unsweetened almond milk (or any milk/non-milk substitute)

1½ cups water

2 Tbsp brown sugar (or maple syrup/another non-calorie sweetener)

½ Tbsp cinnamon

1 Tbsp ground flax seed (or chia seed)

1 tsp vanilla extract

¼ tsp sea salt

1½ Tbsp coconut oil (optional)

Step By Step Crockpot Steel Cut Oats Recipe Directions:

Step 1Coat the inside of a 3½-quart crockpot with cooking spray (recipe can be doubled for 6-quart or larger crockpot: increase cooking time by 1 hour).

Step 2: Add all ingredients except toppings to crockpot.

Step 3: Stir, cover and cook on low for approximately 7 hours.

Step 4: Spoon oatmeal into bowls.

Step 5: Sprinkle with additional toppings and serve.

 

Step 5: Enjoy the crockpot steel cut oats!

Refrigerate leftovers. Freezes well.

To reheat:

Combine 1 cup oatmeal with 1/3 cup fat-free milk (or any milk) in microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on high 1 minute. Stir. Cook another minute, or until hot.

Optional toppings:

chopped nuts, raisins, maple syrup, milk, butter

Your house is sure to smell delicious with this fragrant crockpot steel-cut oats recipe! Did the caramel apple smell amazing while the oats were cooking??

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2 tsp honey

dash siracha

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