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Baked Oatmeal

Baked Oatmeal

Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Jan Gautro, Laura Martin

Yield

5 servings (serving size: 2/3 cup)

Try this quick and easy baked oatmeal recipe for an unexpected morning treat. It's a mix between an oatmeal bar and traditional creamy breakfast oatmeal. There are so many different ways to add a little something extra to this recipe: Add fresh fruit like strawberries, blueberries, or raspberries. Add toasted coconut flakes. Add chocolate chips for something the whole family will love. You could also add extra nuts and seeds. 

Ingredients

  • 2 cups uncooked quick-cooking oats
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup raisins
  • 1 tablespoon chopped walnuts
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 1/2 cups fat-free milk
  • 1/2 cup applesauce
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • Cooking spray

Nutrition Information

  • calories 281
  • caloriesfromfat 24 %
  • fat 7.6 g
  • satfat 2.8 g
  • monofat 1.5 g
  • polyfat 0.9 g
  • protein 7 g
  • carbohydrate 48.8 g
  • fiber 3.4 g
  • cholesterol 47 mg
  • iron 0.8 mg
  • sodium 171 mg
  • calcium 148 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 375°.

  2. Combine the first 5 ingredients in a medium bowl. Combine the milk, applesauce, butter, and egg. Add milk mixture to oat mixture; stir well. Pour oat mixture into an 8-inch square baking dish coated with cooking spray. Bake at 375° for 20 minutes. Serve warm.

Cook's Notes

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