You don’t know how hard it was for me to get out of bed this morning. The temperature was perfect, and I found a cozy spot lying diagonally on on bed perfectly enrobed in my covers. But after 30 minutes of hitting snooze every 5 minutes on both my phone and my alarm clock (which is on the other side of the room, by the way), I finally got up and headed downstairs to check on my oats.
I personally think they turned out a bit too soupy. I’m not positive if this is the way it’s supposed to be because I’ve always liked my oatmeal thicker and never used much liquid in it. Perhaps “double-broiling” my oats on low for 8 hours wasn’t enough time? Or perhaps I put too much water in the slow cooker base?
I mixed in 3 tbsp each of peanut butter and honey per recipe instructions. I used Naturally More peanut butter and a honey harvested at a town about 15 miles north of Plainview. Since I couldn’t get my newer jar of honey open, I used the crystallized honey in my older jar. I’ve always liked crystallized honey, though, so it’s all good.
Soupy or not, it still tasted pretty good, especially with butterscotch chips on top!
See how they melt! Mmmmm!
So I decided to continue the experiment by putting the pyrex bowl back into the crockpot set on low until lunchtime. Perhaps I’ll get a thicker product that way. We’ll see!