Crock pot overnight pumpkin pecan steel cut oatmeal – kitchen treaty

by Kare Breakfast, Comfort Food, Fall, Oatmeal, Slow Cooker 36 Comments / Leave a Comment »

Yawwwwnnnn. Banana bread yogurt recipe It’s Monday morning and we are a sleepy little bunch this morning. Banana bread recipe with almond flour Our toddler, or Miss Thing as I often call her, decided sleep was optional last night, so after several hours of singing and rocking and looking at stars, we all ended up in bed watching Finding Nemo for the 27th time after which we finally got a little bit of shut eye.

Thank goodness we had this Overnight Pumpkin Pecan Steel Cut Oatmeal waiting for us this morning.

Flour bakery banana bread It’s the little things that make life a little easier … and not having to worry about thinking up and turning out a breakfast made me happy indeed.

I am rubbing my eyes, downing the coffee, and shoveling this yummy stuff in while trying to hammer out this blog post. Hummingbird bakery banana bread My daughter is spooning every other bite into the water she just poured all over her highchair tray.

The first time we tried this oatmeal was last week, um, for dinner. Flour bakery banana bread recipe I was testing the recipe and Miss Thing started exclaiming, “Oatmeal! Oatmeal!” She ate a ton, which is always a victory around here. Banana bread recipe yogurt We love it, too.

Even though there’s no milk or cream in this oatmeal, the overnight Crock Pot preparation and the pumpkin make it wonderfully creamy, tender, and even a little decadent.

I love making oatmeal this way. Banana bread recipe with yogurt I put it in one of my large Fiestaware gusto bowls, and set that into the Crock Pot. Sugar free banana bread recipe Then I fill the Crock Pot with water, making a bain-marie of sorts. Healthy banana bread recipe yogurt This allows the oatmeal to cook evenly all night, right in the bowl. Banana bread recipe with greek yogurt In the morning, I scoop some of it out into a bowl for the hubby and the kid, and the remaining is for moi. Banana bread with sour cream recipe AND THEN I DON’T HAVE TO SOAK AND SCRUB AND SOAK AGAIN AND SCRUB THE DANG CROCK POT! (Well … really, it’s my guy who doesn’t have to scrub the Crock Pot. Buttermilk banana bread recipe Somehow he always ends up taking on that job … gosh, I love that guy.)

So yeah … oatmeal this way is pretty much the best thing ever.

Oh, and another benefit to cooking steel-cut oats in the Crock Pot is that I’ve found that only need about half the oats that you do for more traditional preparations. Banana bread food network I think the long soaking time makes the oats swell a bit more. Banana bread donuts So it totally saves you money – and I would guess ultimately calories, too.

Anyway. Banana bread recipe using sour cream This particular Crock Pot oatmeal recipe is my most recent obsession. Banana bread with sour cream and oil It uses a good amount of pumpkin, pumpkin pie spices, and pecans for a creamy pumpkin-pie-esque delicious overnight easy-clean just dang awesome breakfast.

• In a medium bowl mix 1 1/2 cups water, pumpkin puree, brown sugar, and pumpkin pie spice.

• Add the oats to a 23-ounce or larger oven-safe bowl (I use Fiestaware or Pyrex are good choices). Original betty crocker banana bread recipe Pour the pumpkin mixture over the top. Banana bread 1 egg Stir. 4 ingredient banana bread Carefully place bowl in the middle of the Crock Pot and carefully fill Crock Pot with water, to about 1 inch below the rim of the bowl. Moist banana bread recipe with sour cream Sprinkle with pecans.

• Turn off Crock Pot and remove lid, allowing the bowl to cool enough to lift out of the Crock Pot. Banana bread sour cream recipe Remove bowl and stir well. Chocolate banana bread pudding Sprinkle pecans and additional brown sugar on individual servings, if desired.

I’ve joined a few of my fellow Crock Pot loving bloggers to bring you a great bunch of Crock Pot breakfast recipes today. Follow the hashtag #crocktoberfest2013 on facebook, twitter, and instagram to see all of the fabulous slow cooker recipes being shared this week.

• Slow Cooker Breakfast Pumpkin Bread Pudding from Cook the Story

• Crockpot Creamy& Savory Coconut Rice from Curry and Comfort

• Crockpot Southwest Breakfast Casserole from Cookie Monster Cooking

• Sunday Slow Cooker Hashbrown, Ham, & Spinach Casserole from Slender Kitchen

I love steel cut oatmeal in the crockpot, but I usually make it plain and mix stuff in later. Banana bread recipe taste And I don’t usually put water in the pot like that. Betty crocker banana nut bread recipe GENIUS! Cleaning that baked on oatmeal out of the crockpot is never fun.

Just a helpful tip for you karen or anyone who loves using their slow cooker, Reynolds, the same company that makes the foil wrap also makes SLOW COOKER LINERS. Banana bread recipe buttermilk I use them every time I cook in my slow cooker and there’s no need to soak or scrub ??

I love steel cut oatmeal in the crockpot, but I usually make it plain and mix stuff in later. Best moist banana bread And I don’t usually put water in the pot like that. Banana bread muffins with applesauce GENIUS! Cleaning that baked on oatmeal out of the crockpot is never fun.

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I make steel cut oats for breakfast frequently during the colder months, but this was my first foray into using a crock pot. Banana bread with 2 bananas I didn’t feel like searching for a bowl as an insert so I will get to soak and scrub, but I’ve got to say it will be worth it. Banana bread and butter pudding I’m sampling a bowl now as I wait for my wife and daughter to stumble downstairs. Banana bread recipe without baking soda Tastes so good I pulled your recipe up again so I could share with friends this morning!!

My initial reaction the first time I made this was a little “Meh”, too, but I did two things differently the second time around. Banana chocolate bread pudding I added a couple of pinches of salt and another tablespoon of brown sugar. Banana bread with chocolate chips recipe Awesome.

I was searching for an easy way to have breakfast ready for my 9 month old twins so I tried this out. Super slice banana bread It tasted great – but I had to add in coconut milk to thin it out because it was super thick and sticky when I woke up this morning. Frozen bananas for banana bread Next time I am going to try my crock pot on the warm setting.

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Wanted to double this for company, but I can only fit 2 20-oz giant ramekin type things in my slow cooker. Banana bread with applesauce recipe It would overflow eh? To make it as written, I can just fit one of the same ramekins in there. Banana bread without baking soda Thinking I’ll just not put the whole mixture in there, just wondered how disastrous it would be. Banana bread no baking soda This looks yummy and I’m not even a big fan of oatmeal.

I love steel cut oats but hate the 20-30 minutes it takes to make them in the morning. Easy banana bread recipe without baking soda This recipe changes all of that! This was really good and the oatmeal came out to a great consistency. Hawaiian banana bread recipe Even my normally oatmeal-hating husband liked this recipe. Banana bread with coconut oil Not having to soak and scrub the Crockpot is definitely an added bonus!

Wow is this scrumptious! I’m on my second bowl of stick to your ribs goodness! Before serving, I poured 1 tbl heavy cream over each serving (naughty I know!), and yum! After being stuck inside due to sub zero temps, this is a real treat. Banana bread with honey Will definitely make again, especially since now I have almost nothing to clean up!

Hmm … I guess I don’t see why it wouldn’t work, it would stand up to the heat for sure. Banana bread with brown sugar But I wonder if any of the taste of the metal might be leached into the oatmeal? Or even the possibility of rust? Sorry I don’t have a definitive answer. Chocolate chip banana bread muffins If it were me I’d use it as an excuse to buy a (yet another) new bowl – ha. Calories in banana bread slice ??

when I made this recipe, the pumpkin separated from the oatmeal and I felt that the flavor was very lacking from the oatmeal. Can you freeze bananas for banana bread Any tips to prevent this from happening I think I followed the recipe exactly as you stated.

Hi Derek, yes, there does tend to be some separation which is why it should be stirred after cooking. Banana bread without baking soda or powder As far as the flavor goes, that might just be a personal preference thing. Easy banana bread without baking soda You could try doubling the pumpkin pie spice, or if you prefer a sweeter oatmeal, perhaps add more brown sugar or a drizzle of pure maple syrup?

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