Overnight Oatmeal

READY IN: 8hrs
Recipe by Mercy

This recipe is courtesy of Alton Brown. Steel-cut oats are also known as Irish oats, Scotch oats, pinhead oats, coarse-cut oats or porridge oats. Here in Florida, I can purchase McCann's Steel Cut Oats in my regular grocery store.

Top Review by debbie in sd

This makes perfect oatmeal. The only difference is my crockpot...I cooked on low for 3 hours and it was done to perfection. So, check your crockpot, like ovens and microwaves, they are all a little different. I made it plain without dried fruit because I'm watching my sugar, but otherwise, this is a great recipe. I make it up on Sunday night and then I have enough to take to work with me all week and then just heat it up in the microwave.


  1. This method works best if started before you go to bed. This way your oatmeal will be finished by morning.
  2. In a crock-pot, combine all ingredients and set to low heat. Cover and let cook for 8 to 9 hours.
  3. Stir and remove to serving bowls.

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