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Bowl full of crockpot grits.
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Crockpot Grits

Use your slow cooker to make super easy and creamy grits. They cook while you sleep and are ready to be put on the breakfast table when you wake up.
Course Breakfast, Side Dish
Cuisine Southern
Keyword crock pot, slow cooker, stone ground grits
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 7 hours
Total Time 7 hours 5 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 173kcal
Author Christin Mahrlig


  • 1 1/2 cups stone ground grits
  • 6 cups water
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 4-6 tablespoons butter, cut into 1 tablespoon-sized pieces
  • 1/2 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • freshly ground black pepper to taste


  • Lightly spray inside of a 6-quart crockpot with cooking spray.
  • Stir together grits, salt and water in the crockpot. Cover and cook on LOW for 7-8 hours.
  • Remove lid. Scatter butter on top. Use a whisk to stir the grits until they are an even consistency and the butter has melted.
  • Sprinkle cheese on top and add pepper to taste.


Calories: 173kcal