To Go Baked Oatmeal with your Favorite Toppings- A standard baked oatmeal recipe is prepared in a muffin tin and topped with your favorite flavors (chocolate, fruit, etc.). A great grab and go breakfast!
I love the idea of everyone getting to personalize breakfast with their favorite flavors. A few months ago I came up with a standard muffin recipe. The idea is to use a basic muffin batter recipe, fill up a muffin tin with batter, then top off each muffin with your favorite flavors (fruit, nuts, chocolate chips, etc.). I got a lot of positive feedback about that recipe. I thought, why not do the same with oatmeal? So, I came up with this recipe for to-go baked oatmeal with your favorite toppings.
It’s the same concept as the standard muffin recipe. You start by making a standard recipe for baked oatmeal. I say standard only because there are not any chunks of fruit or nuts involved at this point.
Fill a prepared muffin tin with the oatmeal mixture.
This plain oatmeal mixture is actually quite tasty all on its own. You could make this baked oatmeal without any additional toppings and it would be delicious.
But, I like to play around with different toppings. I went with chopped walnuts, dried cranberries, chocolate chips, and fresh blueberries.
Just sprinkle the toppings (I used about 2 tsp.) on each oatmeal cup. Then, press the toppings down into the oats with a spoon.
Bake for 30 minutes, and you end up with these beautiful babies.
These are such an awesome grab-&-go breakfast. They are perfect to make on a Sunday and eat throughout the work week. Or, you could even freeze some and defrost as needed.
If you like these baked oatmeal muffins, you’ll also love this Apple Cinnamon Baked Oatmeal Muffin recipe. 🙂
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To-Go Baked Oatmeal Recipe
- 2 large eggs
- 1/4 cup canola oil
- 1 cup packed brown sugar
- 1/2 cup applesauce
- 1 1/2 cups skim milk or whatever milk you like
- 2 tsp. vanilla extract
- 1/2 tsp. salt
- 1 tbsp. ground cinnamon
- 3 cups old fashioned rolled oats
- 2 tsp. baking powder
- Optional: your favorite toppings fruit, nuts, chocolate chips, etc.
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Line a muffin tin with paper or paper/foil muffin liners.
- In a large bowl, whisk the eggs, oil, and brown sugar until sugar is dissolved. Add the applesauce, milk, vanilla, salt, and cinnamon. Whisk until well combined. Stir in the oats and baking powder.
- Fill the muffin tin with ¼ cup of the oat mixture in each muffin cup. Add your favorite toppings. Push the toppings down into the oat mixture with a spoon.
- Bake for 30 minutes. Let them cool for 5 minutes before eating. Store in an airtight container or freeze in a zip top storage bag.
These are delicious and great for on the go.
This is my all time go to recipe for a hot nutritious breakfast. I use less brown sugar…but then I do in all recipes. Thanks for the recipe
Does the applesauce make them goofy? I like my oatmeal cooked dry and well done like cookies.
These are like muffins…I put mine in a bowl, chop up a bit and pour milk over. my daughter just eats them out of hand
how may does this reciepe make?
Yes, would someone answer this question? How many muffins does this make? For one batch, the recipe says serves 16! But the video shows the hands only filling six muffin cups.
I love this recipe! I found this YEARS ago and it is still a go to recipe for my family. BUT instead of putting it in a muffin pan, I put it in a brownie pan lined with parchment paper and when done, cut them like brownies. Oh and I use dark chocolate chips in the recipe. My family and friends LOVE them!
Very good not super sweet like I expected which is good. Great topped with chopped apples and nuts.
Anyone make in a cake pan vs muffins?? Thought about bars vs muffins…
Love these. Great to take to work. My husband loves them as well. Fun to experiment with different topping.
defrosting and reheating for breakfast on the go? Anyone have the best way?
I freeze 2 to a sandwich bag. Takeout and put in refrigerator night before. Reheat and enjoy