Baked Apple Pie Oats
This simple recipe for baked oatmeal is affordable, delicious, and tastes like a deconstructed apple pie! If you’re looking for a healthy breakfast with a cozy twist for the fall season, this is an easy and tasty way to eat oatmeal. The whole family will love it!
Health Benefit: Oatmeal is a great option for breakfast because it is packed with fiber to keep us full and energized throughout the day. Apples add a subtle sweetness in addition to tons of vitamins and minerals for overall health. Plus added fiber if you leave the skins!
- Small bowl
- Ramekin or oven-safe dish
- Sauté pan
- Blender (optional)
1/2 cup oat flour (or rolled oats, blended)
1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk (or nut milk or choice or water)
1 small apple, diced
2 TBSP applesauce, unsweetened
1 TBSP maple syrup
1 TBSP coconut oil
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp baking powder
pinch of salt
Omit maple syrup for 1/2 mashed banana (this will sweeten the oatmeal and add a banana flavor!). You can also add 1 scoop of protein powder but may need to add more liquid for desired consistency. Feel free to add nuts for a dose of healthy fats or extra crunch! Add more or less cinnamon to taste.
Step by Step Instructions
Preheat oven to 350 F; Dice apple
Add blended oats (or oat flour) to a a small bowl with the remaining ingredients; Mix to combine and pour into a greased ramekin or oven-safe dish
Bake for 20-25 minutes; Meanwhile, over low-heat, sauté apples with coconut oil and cinnamon until soft, about 10-15 minutes
Remove the baked oats from the oven when a toothpick comes out clean; Add apple topping