16 Yummy Overnight Slow Cooker Breakfasts Kids Can Serve Themselves

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Here's a puzzle we face every morning. Moms want their kids to have a healthy, home-cooked breakfast to start the school day, and they'd also love for them to be able to serve it up themselves. But a) they don't have time to whip up a hot breakfast before work and school, and b) the best the kids can do on their own is pour a bowl of cereal or make a piece of toast or a frozen waffle.

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More from CafeMom: 6 Crock-Pot Breakfast Recipes That Make Us Want to Rise and Shine

For the busy mom, some early-morning stress (and guilt) needs to be alleviated without resorting to the usual milk and cereal. The Crock-Pot can be a mom's best friend. They are pretty inexpensive to buy, make huge quantities of food, and are set-it and forget-it easy. And the best part? Kids will love a warm and fresh breakfast that they can easily spoon into a bowl before sitting down to eat (or, more likely, spoon into a to-go Tupperware on their way to the bus). From warm egg casseroles, creamy rice puddings, to crisp breakfast potatoes, we've collected some of the best and quickest Crock-Pot recipes to get any kid's day off to a good start -- and should leave any mother 100 percent guilt-free. Try one of these overnight slow-cooker breakfast recipes and see what the kiddos say! 

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