Crock-Pot Samoa Steel Cut Oatmeal

Use your slow cooker to make this decadent Crock Pot Samoa Steel Cut Oatmeal made with a coconut oatmeal base topped with homemade date caramel and a drizzle of chocolate! 

Prep: 5 minutesCook: 4 hoursTotal: 4 hours 5 minutes
Fat 18 Carbs 34 Protein 6
Yield 6 servings 1x


For the Oatmeal

  • 1.5 cups Better Oats Steel Cut Oats* (6 pouches)
  • 1 can full-fat coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 3 cups unsweetened cartoned coconut milk, unsweetened
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut

For the toppings

  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips, melted
  • 1/2 cup date caramel (10 dates + 1/4 cup water)


  1. Place all ingredients (except for shredded coconut) into a slow cooker and cook on high for 2 hours or on low for 6-8. Stir every once in a while.
  2. When oatmeal is to your preferred consistency, stir in shredded coconut.
  3. Place in a bowl and to top with melted chocolate and date caramel.* Option to serve with a splash of unsweetened coconut milk.
  4. Enjoy!

Tips & Notes

*If you are using a regular steel cut oatmeal (not quick cooking) add 2 more cups of cartoned coconut milk.
-Toppings are not included in nutrition information.
-To lower the calories and fat contents, use lite coconut milk instead of full-fat.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: ~3/4 cup cooked Calories: 321 Sugar: 10 Sodium: 150 Fat: 18 Carbohydrates: 34 Fiber: 5 Protein: 6
Author: Lee Hersh
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