Hot Spiced Apple Cider Oatmeal in the Slow Cooker

Hot Spiced Apple Cider Slow Cooker Oatmeal

I am on a roll with slow cooker oatmeal.  We’ve been loving it lately!

This time, I decided to make use of the apple cider in the fridge.  A mug of hot spiced cider is a winter favorite.  So it has to be good for a late autumn breakfast too, right?

Sweet apple cider, brown sugar, cinnamon and other spices transform a plain bowl of oatmeal into holiday breakfast special.

We don’t get snowed in here in Kentucky very often, but I’m going to keep this breakfast in mind just in case we get a big snowfall this winter.  I can’t think of anything more comforting than waking up to world wrapped in white and having a bowl of this spiced oatmeal to go with the view.  Cozy!

I don’t have an ingredient photo for you, but all the ingredients are very common.

Hot Spiced Apple Cider Oatmeal in the Slow Cooker

Yield: 4-6 servings

Hot Spiced Apple Cider Oatmeal in the Slow Cooker

Ingredients

  • 1 cup steel cut oats
  • 2 cups apple cider
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar (or less, if you don't like it too sweet)
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. allspice
  • 1/8 tsp. cloves
  • pinch of nutmeg

Instructions

  1. Spray a small slow cooker with cooking spray.
  2. Combine all ingredients in crock.
  3. Cook 3-5 hours on low.
  4. Serve with milk.
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