Friday, September 14, 2012

Baked Oatmeal

Welcome to my latest obsession - Baked Oatmeal!!

I have been looking for recipes that I can make and freeze for grab-and-go meals ~~~ or at least fast-to-prepare meals.  I found a baked oatmeal recipe and gave it a go.

Whenever I try a recipe, I start with the exact recipe and then I tweak it later.  This recipe is done in a 9x13 baking dish, but you can easily cut the amounts in half and bake in an 8x8 dish.  Try the big one - you can always slice it and freeze the pieces and warm them up later.  Here's my version of Baked Oatmeal.  I made some changes from the original (added vanilla, removed some of the sugar, etc.)

Whisk the following together
2 eggs
1/2 C applesauce (I used one without high fructose corn syrup)
1/2 C granulated sugar
1 TBL vanilla
1 C milk

Mix in the following:
3 C quick cooking oats
1 tsp salt
1 TBL baking powder

Fold in:
2 C fruit (can be fresh or frozen)

Spread in baking dish (sprayed with no-stick spray)
Sprinkle on top:  2 TBL brown sugar and cinnamon (a couple tsp)
Bake 30 minutes in 350* oven

Enjoy in a bowl with milk, cream or yogurt.

Remaining oatmeal can be cut and wrapped and frozen for future quick breakfasts.
The batter is like brownies - but no oil and if you want it gluten-free, get gluten-free oatmeal.

Yum!  Hope you like it and hope you like making lots of variations!


  1. I am definitely going to try this one! Looks so good! Thanks for sharing this with us.

  2. Looks yummy!!!!!! Will definitely try this !!!!!

  3. I've made it three times now and each time has been yummy!!

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