Apple-Cinnamon Steel-Cut Oatmeal

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated September/October 2012

We wanted creamy, thick oatmeal without the usual 30 minutes of cooking—and we were prepared to challenge centuries of Scottish tradition to get it.

SERVES4

TIME30 minutes, plus 12 hours soaking

Apple-Cinnamon Steel-Cut Oatmeal

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Most oatmeal fans agree that the steel-cut version of the grain offers the best flavor and texture, but many balk at the 40-minute cooking time. In this recipe, we decrease the cooking time to only 10 minutes by stirring steel-cut oats into...

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