Recipe By tcasa
Published Mar 5th
Prep 5m Cook 8h Additional - Ready In 8h 5m
Servings 6 servings Calories 179.6

Make morning easy and delicious with this slow cooker apple oatmeal recipe that happens overnight: top with blueberries, raspberries, strawberries, granola, raisins, walnuts, or anything else that delights you. I add all of the ingredients to the slow cooker the night before, allowing it to cook overnight.

Recipe Ingredients

  • butter-flavored cooking spray
  • 2 medium apples, peeled and diced
  • 2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
  • ⅓ cup brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice, or more to taste
  • 4 cups water

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Spray the inside of a 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray.
  2. 2 Place diced apples into the slow cooker; add oats, brown sugar, cinnamon, vanilla extract, pumpkin pie spice, and water.
  3. 3 Cook on Low for 8 hours; switch cooker to Warm until ready to serve.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 179.6
  • Carbohydrate 37.5 g
  • Fat 1.9 g
  • Fiber 4.3 g
  • Protein 3.7 g
  • Saturated Fat 0.3 g
  • Sodium 10.5 mg
  • Sugar 17.1 g

Chef's Notes

You can substitute milk for half of the liquid for creamier oatmeal; you can also substitute steel cut oats for the old fashioned oatmeal; Leftover oatmeal can be used to make muffins or bread.


  1. Way too thick
  2. Spices didn't blend very well. The oat were a little over cooked. I do plan to try again with some adjustments.
  3. Well I can' t imagine what I did wrong but I woke up eagerly expecting a bowl of yumminess and instead found a soupy mess. I followed the recipe exactly but It is a nearly inedible goo. And the crock pot has stuff cooked onto it that is going to be a job to clean - Read more ...