Maple Cinnamon Oatmeal

  • Prep 10 mins
  • Total 3h 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

This maple cinnamon oatmeal is a great breakfast to prep for the week. The steel-cut oats make this a hearty fiber-forward breakfast, and you can add any fruit or spices you’d like to. The dried cherries and maple syrup make this perfectly sweet, and these oats are a creamy and delicious way to start your morning.

TIP: To make this dairy free, use a milk alternative and skip the butter.


  • Contains Milk/Dairy

Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Milk/Dairy

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  • 8 cups low-fat milk
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • kosher salt, as desired
  • 2 cups uncooked, steel-cut oats
  • 2 cups dried cherries
  • Step 1

    Place the milk, maple syrup, butter, vanilla extract, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt in the pot. Stir to combine, then cover with the lid.

  • Step 2

    Turn dial to SEAR/SAUTÉ, set temperature to HI, and press START/STOP to begin cooking. Allow ingredients to cook for 10 minutes.

  • Step 3

    After 10 minutes, add the oats to the pot. Stir to combine, then cover with the lid.

  • Step 4

    Turn dial to SLOW COOK, set temperature to HI, and set time to 3 hours.

  • Step 5

    When cooking is complete, add cherries to the pot and stir to combine. Serve immediately.