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Baked Oatmeal

A very adaptable oatmeal recipe for when you have limited ingredients in your kitchen.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 9 servings


  • 2 cups old fashioned oats
  • 1/2 cup pecan pieces
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter, slightly cooled
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen blueberries

Optional Toppings:

  • vanilla yogurt
  • whipped cream


  • Preheat oven to 375°F and grease a 9x9 baking pan.
  • In a medium bowl, stir together oats, pecans, brown sugar, salt,cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice and baking powder. Set aside.
  • In a second medium bowl, whisk together egg, vanilla, milk, and butter.
  • Place dry ingredients and frozen blueberries in baking pan, gently stirring berries into mixture.
  • Pour liquid ingredients over oats and berries. Let liquid begin to set into dry ingredients for about 1 minute then bake for 35-40 minutes or until center is set and top is slightly golden brown.
  • Serve warm or cold with toppings as desired.


  • No pecans? Use walnuts or sliced almonds.
  • No brown sugar? You can use an equal amount of honey or maple syrup.
  • No eggs? You can use 3 tablespoons of aquafaba (the liquid in a can of chickpeas).
  • No vanilla extract? Try almond extract.
  • No cow's milk? You can use almond, soy, or coconut milk. 
  • No butter? Try margarine or a butter flavored shortening.
  • No blueberries? Use blackberries, raspberries, banana slices or peaches.
Keyword Baked Oatmeal, Blueberry Oatmeal, Breakfast, Easy Breakfast, Oatmeal, Oatmeal Recipe