Overnight Steel Cut Oatmeal

NOTE: The recipe below was adapted from the website included at the bottom of the page. Please visit that website for more complete directions and additional great recipe ideas!

cereal and milk

Overnight Steel Cut Oatmeal

Prep Time 3 mins
Cook Time 8 hrs
Total Time 8 hrs 3 mins


  • 1 cup steel cut oats
  • 4 cups water
  • 1/2 cup half and half
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Optional: fruit dried or fresh and nuts for toppings


  • Spray slow cooker with non-stick spray. Whisk together all ingredients in a slow cooker.
  • Cover and cook on low for 8 hours.
  • Stir and serve in bowls with desired toppings
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!


More Recipes

YOu + US = Lives improved

Every dollar donated to Cereal for Dinner allows us to reach ~1 additional user to the website. This can provide that user with the support, information, and judgement-free community they need to cope with depression. 

All donations to Cereal for Dinner are tax-deductible