Steel Cut Apple Cinnamon Oats | Crumbs and Chaos #crockpot #oatmeal #breakfast www.crumbsandchao... - this was really good, a winner. will do again. Another thought: throw 2 sliced apples, 1/3 cup brown sugar, 1 tsp cinnamon in the bottom of the crock pot. Pour 2 cups of oatmeal and 4 cups of water on top. Do NOT stir. Cook overnight for 8 - 9 hours on low.