Crock-Pot Oatmeal With Apples Crock-Pot Oatmeal With Apples Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Warm the tummy with Crock-Pot Oameal With Apples. Sharon Gordon Nov. 06, 2013 Comments ADVOCATE-TESTED RECIPE Crock-Pot Oatmeal With Apples Serves 4 to 6. Recipe is by Sharon Gordon. 2 sliced apples, unpeeled 1⁄3 cup walnut pieces, optional ¼ cup packed brown sugar 1 tsp. cinnamon ¼ tsp. salt 2 cups old-fashioned oats 2 cups milk 2 cups water ¼ cup Craisins or raisins, optional 1. Place sliced apples and walnuts, if using, in bottom of slow cooker. Sprinkle brown sugar over apples, along with cinnamon and salt. 2. Pour oatmeal over apple and sugar mixture. Add milk and water. Do not stir. 3. Cook on Low for 8 hours. 4. Add Craisins or raisins, if desired, for topping.