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Slow cooker steel cut oatmeal

Hot Chocolate Oatmeal

These steel-cut oats cook slowly overnight and yield a chocolat-y bowl of deliciousness in the morning!
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Oatmeal
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 5 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 238kcal


  • 1 cup steel cut oats
  • 4 cups water
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk (see Notes)
  • 1 Tbsp sweetener (coconut sugar, maple syrup, etc.)
  • 1 Tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 8 drops stevia (see Notes)


  • Blend or mix the water, milk, cocoa, sweetener, vanilla, salt, and stevia.
  • Stir in the oats.
  • Oil the inside of your crock pot (this prevents the oatmeal from sticking).
  • Pour in the above mixture.
  • Set your crock pot to LOW for 1-2 hours before you go to bed, and turn it to KEEP WARM before retiring to bed.
  • Top as desired with a few chocolate chips, milk of your choice, and/or a bit more sweetener.
  • Enjoy!


Nutrition facts are based on using maple syrup. WW SmartPoints: 9


Calories: 238kcal | Carbohydrates: 32.7g | Protein: 6.2g | Fat: 10g | Fiber: 5.1g | Sugar: 4.5g