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a slice of baked oatmeal seasoned with maple, cinnamon & nutmeg drizzled with milk and topped with fresh berries

We’re always looking for ways to brighten up our day at breakfast, and this baked oatmeal dish really helps get the wheels turning. Make this on a Sunday, and just add milk and warm it up all week.

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The Simple, Healthy Baked Oatmeal Recipe For Happy Breakfasts

We love oatmeal. It’s satisfying, and a steaming bowl of baked oatmeal adds a touch of comfort to the start of the day. It’s also full of fiber and protein, making it a healthy breakfast option. Baked oatmeal is a great blank canvas that you can jazz up with any number of add-ins. We suggest raisins, nuts, chocolate chips, and fresh fruit, but the possibilities are truly endless.

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Are Baked Oats Good For You?

In comparison to other breakfast options, baked oatmeal is a great foundation for adding healthy fruits and nuts to the already good-for-you grain. Oats are known to be full of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants in addition to providing fiber and protein. This baked oatmeal offers a lot of good stuff in one easy recipe! We also love that plant-based milks can be swapped in to make a vegan version.

oats, eggs, milk, syrup, vanilla, butter, brown sugar, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg and baking powder in a large mixing bowl

Baked Oatmeal Tastes Like A Warm Hug

Our baked oatmeal calls for maple syrup and brown sugar with a sprinkle of cinnamon, nutmeg and vanilla, which is the culinary version of a big hug. There’s also a touch of coconut oil (or butter!) to add texture and help deliver all of those warming spices. Since you can make this ahead and warm it up with a touch of milk, you’ve got days of comforting, flavorful breakfasts ahead of you. We can’t think of a better (and frankly easier!) way to take care of yourself and your loved ones.

oats, eggs, milk, maple syrup, vanilla, butter, brown sugar, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg and baking powder in a large mixing bowl

How To Make Homemade Baked Oatmeal

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.

  2. Mix eggs (this holds all the good stuff together).

  3. Add spices, sweeteners, milk, coconut oil (or butter!), and oats and mix, mix, mix.

  4. Grease your baking dish (you’ll thank us later).

  5. Bake for 35-40 minutes.

  6. For the best baked oatmeal we love a little fresh fruit, a drizzle of maple syrup and a splash of milk for serving.

baked oatmeal in a 9x9 baking with a slice cut out, made with oats, eggs, milk, maple syrup, vanilla, butter and spices

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Baked breakfast recipes make life that much easier, and help everyone start the day on the right foot. Here’s a few more ideas to prepare for the week ahead or the next time you feed a hungry brunch crowd.

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Baked Oatmeal

August 30, 2022

  • Serves:9
  • Prep Time: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 45 min
  • Calories:250


  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 cups whole milk (or nut-based, milk alternative)
  • ¼ cup pure maple syrup
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • ⅓ cup coconut oil or butter, melted
  • 3 cups quick cooking oats

Optional Add Ins

  • ½ cup raisins
  • ½ cup chopped nuts
  • ½ cup chocolate chips
  • Fresh fruit, for serving


  1. Heat oven to 350°F with a rack in the center.

  2. In a medium sized bowl, beat the eggs with a fork until fully combined.

  3. Add all remaining ingredients including any optional add-ins. Stir until fully combined.

  4. Grease a 9x9 inch baking dish with cooking spray or additional melted coconut oil or butter. Pour the oatmeal batter into the baking dish.

  5. Place it in the oven to bake for 35-40 minutes.

  6. Serve with fresh fruit, a drizzle of maple syrup and a splash of milk if desired.

*Notes This oatmeal bake is great if made ahead for breakfast all week! Just warm and add milk!

Nutrition Info

  • Per Serving
  • Amount
  • Calories250
  • Protein6 g
  • Carbohydrates32 g
  • Total Fat11 g
  • Dietary Fiber3 g
  • Cholesterol23 mg
  • Sodium357 mg
  • Total Sugars15 g

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