1 cup steel cut oats
¼ cup light brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ cup creamy peanut butter
2 medium apples, peeled, cored, and cut into ½-inch pieces
- Coat the inside of a 5-6 quart slow cooker with cooking spray.
- Combine the oats, brown sugar, vanilla extract, cinnamon, salt, and 3 ¼ cups water in the slow cooker. Add the peanut butter and whisk to incorporate. Stir in the apples, cover, and cook on low heat for 8 hours.
- Incorporate the somewhat crusty oatmeal stuck to the sides and bottom by stirring for 2-3 minutes. Serve warm.
Recipe and photo courtesy of The Peanut Institute.