Slow Cooker Chocolate and Pistachio Oatmeal

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Wake up to slow cooked chocolate goodness!

There is something wonderful about waking up to the smell of delicious food permeating the kitchen. It’s like an alarm clock that doesn’t need a snooze button. As soon as you open your slow cooker, you and the rest of the family can enjoy a warm oatmeal breakfast. Chocolate and pistachios are both delicious flavors that combine perfectly. There’s no doubt that you will enjoy this oatmeal breakfast!

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Slow Cooker Chocolate and Pistachio Oatmeal

Wake up to an appetizing bowl of oatmeal that's full of indulgent flavors that will fill you with comfort and energy.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 40 minutes
Yield 4 people
Serving Size 0.75 cup
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Universal


  • oil for coating the slow cooker
  • 1 cup steel-cut oats
  • 5 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 4 tablespoons pistachios crushed, divided
  • 2 tablespoons coconut sugar


  • Coat the bottom of the slow cooker with a little amount of any neutral-flavored healthy oil like almond oil, safflower oil, etc.
  • In the slow cooker, combine the oats, water, cocoa powder, half of the pistachios, and sugar.
  • Set the slow cooker on low for 1-1/2 hours then leave it to keep warm automatically while you are sleeping.
  • Stir it in the morning then sprinkle the remaining pistachios and add some low-fat milk if you desire.

Nutrition Information

Serving: 0.75cup | Calories: 254kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 2mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 1g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 8
Keywords Diabetic-Friendly, Kid-Friendly, Vegetarian

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Rowena Dumlao-Giardina

Rowena is a recipe developer and food & travel writer/photographer from Italy with Asian roots. Creating healthy dishes in her own kitchen is priority. She believes there is nothing more satisfying than knowing that her family is eating natural & nutritious meals.

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