Easy Hot Crock Pot Cereal

Hot Cereal
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  • 8 hrs 10 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 8 hrs
  • Yield: 4 to 5 Servings
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A variety of grains gives this easy slow cooker hot cereal great flavor and excellent texture. Top the cereal with berries or a drizzling of maple syrup or cane syrup.

I've included an easy slow cooker steel-cut oatmeal recipe below this recipe. 

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What You'll Need

  • 1/4 cup cracked wheat
  • 1/4 cup steel cut oats
  • 1/4 cup coconut, sweetened or not
  • 3 cups water
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • 1/4 cup pearl barley
  • 1/4 cup brown rice

How to Make It

  1. Combine all ingredients in the crockery insert of the slow cooker.
  2. Cover and cook on LOW for 7 to 9 hours.

Slow Cooker Steel-Cut Oatmeal With Cranberries

In a greased slow cooker, combine 2 cups of steel cut oats with 6 1/2 cups of water, 1 cup of applesauce, 1/3 to 1/2 cup of brown sugar, chopped cranberries or raisins. Cover and cook on low for 6 to 8 hours. Add 1/2 cup of light cream or half-and-half and cook for another 10 minutes.

 Garnish with some cinnamon sugar or more dried cranberries. Serve with milk.

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