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13 Slow Cooker Recipes for a Stress-Free Breakfast - Recipes from The Kitchn

13 Slow Cooker Recipes for a Stress-Free Breakfast - Recipes from The Kitchn
From The Kitchn - September 14, 2017

I used to think the greatest thing about my slow cooker was the way it tackled dinner on super-busy weeknights, but then I learned that it does something even better: breakfast. With the same amount of ease and low effort, the slow cooker works through the night to deliver a warm breakfast when you wake up! Better yet, there's likely to be enough to last for the whole week ahead.

Whether you reach for toast and jam, crunchy granola, or tender egg casseroles, these 13 recipes will show you all the best ways to use your slow cooker for breakfast.

1. How To Make Any Fruit Butter in the Slow Cooker

If your ideal breakfast is grabbing a couple slices of toast, this is the luscious fruit spread you are going to want by your side. Start with your favorite fresh fruit, and while you sleep the slow cooker works its magic.

2. How To Make Bread in the Slow Cooker

Nothing quite hits that craving for toast like a loaf of freshly baked bread. The slow cooker comes to the rescue to get the job done when it's too hot to fire up the oven.

3. How To Make a Sausage and Egg Breakfast Casserole in the Slow Cooker

Slow cooker breakfast casseroles are culinary superheroes; they work through the night to save the day. This version treats you to a totally satisfying breakfast, inspired by a classic sausage, egg, and cheese sandwich.

4. How To Make Slow-Cooker Breakfast Casserole Kits

These breakfast casserole kits show you how to get a serious jump on the morning. The prepped ingredients go straight from the freezer to the slow cooker. Add eggs and you have got breakfast!

5. How To Make Crunchy Granola in the Slow Cooker

Leave the lid of the slow cooker slightly ajar as the granola cooks and the oats, nuts, and seeds will all take on a crunchy texture.

6. Slow Cooker Oatmeal with Honey & Fruit

Want to wake up to a wholesome breakfast? This steel-cut oat and quinoa combo is for you. It's a set-it-and-forget-it recipe that cooks throughout the night, so all you have to do is spoon it into a bowl and top with crunchy nuts in the morning.

7. Slow Cooker Ginger Chicken Congee

8. How To Make Grits in the Slow Cooker

9. Slow Cooker Ratatouille

10. Slow Cooker Spiced Porridge for a Crowd

11. Slow-Cooker Maple-Glazed Squash

12. Slow-Cooker Pumpkin Spice Lattes

13. How to Make Fruit Sauce in the Slow Cooker

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