Cherry Pie Crockpot Oats
2 cups whole oat groats (oats, just oats, not rolled or cut) OR you can use rolled oats or cut oats, it doesn't matter.
about 6 cups water
4 cups frozen tart cherries
2 teaspoons almond extract
cook overnight on low in crockpot. Every crock is different so your results may vary and you need to adjust the water amount.
This can also be made into any number of other "pie" type variations.
4 cups apples
tablespoon cinnamon or pumpkin pie spice
some apple juice for water, or use all water
2 cups rhubarb
2 cups something else like strawberries or raspberries
2 teaspoons nutmeg
1 can pumpkin puree - I use pure pumpkin
2 cups apples
pumpkin pie spice or just cinnamon
1-2 teaspoons vanilla