Place the steel cut oats, water, apple, raisins, butter, cinnamon, brown sugar, and vanilla extract into a slow cooker, and stir to combine and dissolve the sugar. Cover the cooker, set to Low, and allow to cook 6 to 7 hours (for firm oats) or 8 hours (for softer texture).
Just before going to bed, combine the oats and water in a slow cooker. Set on Low, cover, and let cook overnight. In the morning, stir in the salt and half-and-half. Scoop into bowls, and sprinkle brown sugar over the top.
Instructions. In a 4 quart crockpot mix all of your ingredients. When done remove lid and scoop oatmeal into bowls drizzle with glaze and serve.Glaze. Whisk together powdered sugar, vanilla and 1 tbsp of milk. Use Certified Gluten Free oats and gluten free baking mixDairy free. Use dairy free milk of your choice.
For all the fancy recipes I post, I mainly live on oatmeal during the week for breakfast, especially in the wintertime. It's quick ,easy, healthy and filling, the things .