Christmas Morning Oatmeal


  • ⅓ cup brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2Granny Smith apples – peeled, cored, and sliced 1/4 inch thick
  • ¾ cup dried cranberries
  • ¼ cup butter, cut into pieces
  • 2 cups regular rolled oats
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup apple juice
  • 1 cup cranberry juice
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¾ cup candied walnuts(Optional)
  • Directions

  • Step 1

    Mix the brown sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg together in a bowl. Add the apples and cranberries, tossing to coat evenly with the sugar mixture. Pour into a slow cooker. Top with butter pieces.


  • Step 2

    Mix the oatmeal together with the water, apple juice, cranberry juice, and salt in a bowl, and pour over the apple mixture in the slow cooker. Do not stir. Cover, and cook on Low for 8 hours.

  • Step 3

    Stir before serving. Spoon into bowls and top with candied walnuts, if desired.

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