Crock Pot Cereal

Hot Cereal
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Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 8 hrs
Total: 8 hrs 10 mins
Servings: 6 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
95 Calories
2g Fat
18g Carbs
2g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 6
Amount per serving
Calories 95
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2g 2%
Saturated Fat 1g 6%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 123mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 18g 7%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Protein 2g
Calcium 23mg 2%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Imagine you have a hot breakfast ready to eat in the morning, and you didn't have to lift a finger! With this multi-grain combination, it's easy! Just combine ingredients before you go to bed and wake up to a delicious bowl of mixed grain cereal.

This recipe includes four kinds of grain sweetened with coconut. Feel free to add some dried cranberries or raisins to the cereal mixture or add about 2 tablespoons of brown sugar if you want a sweeter cereal.



  • 1/4 cup cracked wheat
  • 1/4 cup steel cut oats
  • 1/4 cup coconut (sweetened or not)
  • 1/4 cup pearl barley
  • 1/4 cup brown rice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt (or to taste)
  • 3 cups of water

Steps to Make It

  1. Butter the inside of the crockery insert of the slow cooker.

  2. Add the cracked wheat, oats, coconut, pearl barley, brown rice, and salt to the crock pot.

  3. Add the water and stir to blend.

  4. Cover and cook on low for 7 to 9 hours.

Recipe Variations

  • Add about 1/4 cup of chopped dried fruit to the crock pot along with the grains. 
  • Serve with a garnish of chopped dried fruit or cinnamon sugar.