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Cranberry Apple Slow Cooker Oatmeal

Hearty oatmeal gets a tangy twist with Craisins® dried cranberries and fresh apples. Bonus! This cranberry apple oatmeal is made in the slow cooker for a hot breakfast ready when you are!
Yield 4 servings


  • 4 cups water
  • 2 cups old fashioned oats
  • 1/2 cup Craisins® dried cranberries
  • 2 apples, peeled and diced
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp butter, melted
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon


  1. Grease a large (4-6 quart) slow cooker with cooking spray.
  2. Add all ingredients to the slow cooker. Stir to combine.
  3. Cook on high for 1 & ½ hours, or low for 3 hours.
  4. Fluff oatmeal with a spoon and serve immediately with milk, if desired.

Recipe Notes

Reheat leftovers with a little milk or water.
Cook on low overnight for 6 to 8 hours for a porridge-like consistency.
Recipe lightly altered from The Slow Roasted Italian

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