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Easy Steel Cut Overnight Oatmeal Recipe - No Crockpot Required

Author Heidi


  • 1 ½ cups Steel Cut Oats or they are sometimes called Irish Oats not the flat, pressed oats
  • 6 cups of water
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¾ teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 pinches of salt
  • Any toppings you would like brown sugar, toasted nuts, bananas, blueberries, cranberries, etc.


At night

  • Place all of the ingredients in a medium pot. Bring to a full boil and boil for 1-2 minutes. Turn your stove off and place the lid on the pot until morning.

In the Morning

  • Remove the lid and cook bring the oats back to a boil on high heat, reduce the heat and simmer for 10 minutes. Serve with any toppings that you would like.
  • If you have leftovers, you can store them in an airtight container (thin them with water if needed) and reheat them in the microwave.