Sure, the Instant Pot is having a moment, but sometimes, it’s nice to return to the basics. With a classic slow cooker, the possibilities are endless—they can make everything from savory stews to sweet desserts.
But if you haven’t used your slow cooker to make breakfast recipes, you’re missing out! Crock-Pots are good for way more than just slow-cooked stews and soups. Check out these recipes for everything from omelets to oatmeal—your meal plan just got a whole lot tastier.
And for more, don’t miss these 15 Classic American Desserts That Deserve a Comeback.
Forget the hassle of trying to flip an omelet at exactly the right time. Your slow cooker can make omelets that are just as delicious as the ones you’d make in a pan, and you really can just set it and forget it.
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Steel-cut oats are best when they’re slow-simmered, and what better way to do so than by making them in a Crock-Pot? This recipe features cocoa powder and baker’s chocolate for a deliciously sweet start to your day.
Need a side dish to go along with that omelet? These breakfast potatoes will cook right in your slow cooker. Delicious potatoes and no sheet pan to wash? Sign us up.
If your cinnamon rolls always seem to stick to the pan and get too crispy on the outside, making them in a slow cooker could be the answer. This delicious, gooey recipe is easy to assemble, and it will please family members of all ages.
If you love the toppings of acai bowls but are craving a warm breakfast, this recipe will give you the best of both worlds. Top the berry-flavored oatmeal with the toppings of your choosing for a warm, Instagram-worthy meal.
Who doesn’t love banana bread? Put those overripe bananas to good use with this easy recipe.
Sure, tater tots are delicious enough on their own. But adding them to an egg bake—and one that you can make in the slow cooker? Now that’s genius.
Yes, French toast is delicious, but standing over a griddle and timing out the perfect flip can be tricky. Make things easier by using your slow cooker to make a tasty plate of French toast instead.
Yes, there are plenty of fruit-flavored oatmeal options you can make in a slow cooker. But savory oatmeal is just as nice for a tasty and filling breakfast. This recipe incorporates bacon, squash, and cherry tomatoes for a flavor explosion.
No more layering casserole ingredients into a baking dish and risking burnt edges. This recipe will give you a perfect casserole every time, and you can make it right in your slow cooker. Packed with broccoli and eggs, this is one breakfast option you can feel great about eating.
Enjoy the sweet flavors of pumpkin pie year-round with this tasty recipe. With canned pumpkin and pecans, this breakfast has all the flavor of a slice of pumpkin pie.
If you have a major sweet tooth, this monkey bread is the perfect way to start your morning. Sweet, gooey bread topped with crunchy nuts—what could be better?
Are you still making some of these scrambled egg mistakes? Make things easier by cooking scrambled eggs in your slow cooker instead. They’ll be just as delicious.
Dessert for breakfast? It’s almost possible with this sweet recipe. Add a scoop of coconut cream just before serving this oatmeal for an unforgettable breakfast.
Bored with traditional scrambled eggs? Try this recipe, filled with ham and cheese.