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.

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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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