Slow-Cooker Hot Chocolate Oatmeal

Enjoy steel-cut oats first thing in the morning by cooking overnight in your slow cooker. Your kids will flip over this hot chocolate flavor infusion.

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  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 6 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

5
cups water
1
cup steel-cut oats
1/3
cup packed brown sugar
1/3
cup instant cocoa mix
1/2
teaspoon salt
Chocolate chips and additional brown sugar, if desired

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Spray 4- to 5-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In large bowl, mix water and oats. Pour into slow cooker.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 6 hours or until oats are cooked through and liquid is absorbed. Stir in 1/3 cup brown sugar, the instant cocoa mix and salt just before serving. Serve with chocolate chips and additional brown sugar.
  • 1 Spray 4- to 5-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In large bowl, mix water and oats. Pour into slow cooker.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 6 hours or until oats are cooked through and liquid is absorbed. Stir in 1/3 cup brown sugar, the instant cocoa mix and salt just before serving. Serve with chocolate chips and additional brown sugar.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Get a serving of fruit at breakfast by topping this oatmeal with banana slices.

Cover and refrigerate leftovers, and use within 3 days. Reheat before serving.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
130
(
Calories from Fat
15),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1 1/2g
1 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
1/2g,
1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
250mg
250%;
Total Carbohydrate
27g
27%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
17g
17%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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