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Crock Pot Oatmeal
This oatmeal recipe, adapted from “Fix-It and Forget-It Cookbook” by Dawn J. Ranck and Phyllis Pellman Good, uses quick oats combined with egg, milk, baking powder, sugar, and salt cooked in a crock pot on low temperature for two hours to create a fluffy oatmeal porridge. High in fiber and nutritious, this oatmeal recipe makes a heartwarming breakfast or comfort food. You can also serve this with some soup and salad for a healthy and complete meal. Top with some fruits like apples, apricots, banana, strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, kiwi, cranberries, or raisins. You can also top it with some sunflower or pumpkin seeds, and chopped nuts like almonds, walnuts, or pecans for a flavorful and filling snack. You can also top the oatmeal with honey if you want it to be sweeter. Sprinkle some cinnamon or vanilla powder for a bit of spice.
Some kids don’t like to eat oatmeal even if it is good for them, because they find it tasteless and bland. This recipe makes oatmeal taste more scrumptious with the addition of egg, milk, and sugar. It makes the oatmeal taste and feel like a comforting pastry or biscuit that kids will love. Topping the oatmeal with some fruits, seeds, or nuts also make it more appealing and attractive. What’s more the nutrients from the nuts, seeds, and fruits will pack the oatmeal with energy and you have yourself a power breakfast that will start your day right.
You can make this oatmeal recipe the night before, put it in the fridge, and then simply reheat it the next morning. Or place it in the crock pot on Keep Warm. You can also make double serving for the day so that you can enjoy the rest tomorrow, which is perfect if you expect to be really busy the day after. Get your dinner cooking recipes here.
1/3 cup oil
½ cup granulated sugar
1 large egg (well beaten)
2 cups quick oats
1 ½ teaspoons baking powder
½ teaspoon salt
¾ cup milk
Pour the oil into the crock pot, being sure to coat the sides of the pot with oil. If the sides of the pot aren’t fully coated, use a paper towel to spread the oil around.
Add the sugar, egg, oats, baking powder, salt, and milk to the crock pot. Mix with a spoon. Bake on low for 2 ½ to 3 hours.