Homemade Baked Oatmeal

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Even during the summer morning schedules can be crazy! One thing that we should never let our children skip out on, no matter what, is a healthy and filling breakfast. It’s easy to throw a frozen breakfast sandwich in the microwave, or grab a few granola bars, but who really knows that’s in them? This morning some of our Kolcraft kids were treated to a delicious and nutritious breakfast – baked fruit oatmeal. Try them out for yourself and follow the recipe below!

Ingredients you will need:

  • 3 eggs
  • 1 c. unsweetened applesauce
  • 2 c. brown sugar
  • 5 c. old fashioned oats
  • 1 tbs. vanilla extract
  • 3 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tbs. cinnamon
  • 2.5 c. milk (I used skim)
  • 1 banana, sliced
  • 2/3 c. blueberries (or a fruit of your choice)
  • 1/3 c. chocolate chips (you can easily make it a full cup of fruit instead)

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Prepare your cupcake tins by either spraying them with cooking spray or using liners.
  2. In a large bowl mix the eggs, applesauce, and vanilla  until combined.
  3. Add in the sugar, banana, fruit and chocolate chips.
  4. In another bowl combine the dry ingredients: oats, salt, baking powder and cinnamon.
  5. Add the dry ingredients to the wet mixture and mix them together.
  6. Last, pour in the milk (I used 2.5 cups, but I think using only 2 cups would work just fine).
  7. Evenly scoop the oat mixture into the cupcake tray. I used a 1/5 cup measuring spoon.
  8. Bake oats for 35-40 minutes, or until the top of the oats starts to brown and the center is set.
So before sending your kids off to daycare or day camp, make sure you know that they’re getting a good start to their day with a healthier alternative to any of those other sugary snacks! Throw them in the fridge or freezer for an easy go-to when you’re on the run.
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13 Responses to “Homemade Baked Oatmeal”

  1. Elena July 20, 2013 at 3:40 pm #

    Looks healthy and delicious

  2. holly wert July 20, 2013 at 4:21 pm #

    i like it with pumpkin puree

  3. Lisa July 20, 2013 at 4:53 pm #

    What a great convenient healthy idea!

  4. Allison DelPiano July 20, 2013 at 5:54 pm #

    Must try!!!

  5. Sonya Morris July 21, 2013 at 8:24 am #

    Looks yummy, thanks for sharing!

  6. Aline Grigorian July 21, 2013 at 8:15 pm #

    These look delicious! I think my daughter will love them. Thank you for the recipe.

  7. Kathleen Fitzsimmons July 22, 2013 at 4:56 pm #

    This looks delicious. I definitely have to try it.

  8. courtney b July 23, 2013 at 8:45 am #

    we are oatmeal freaks in this house, so i want this!

  9. Laura Jacobson July 24, 2013 at 7:17 am #

    Oh these look so good! We love things like this! I am going to have to make these! YUM

  10. Cassandra Eastman July 24, 2013 at 7:20 pm #

    This is such a great idea! My kids eat oatmeal a lot so this would be a great way to mix it up a little!

  11. Nicki Joseph July 26, 2013 at 1:05 am #

    I have made these before..love them. So convenient

  12. Brenda Melahn June 26, 2014 at 6:45 am #

    Definitely will give these a try!


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