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MiMi’s Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Baked Oatmeal

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This baked oatmeal is hearty, delicious and tastes like a giant soft oatmeal raisin cookie.  It is a perfectly cozy breakfast for a cool morning.

slice of baked oatmeal with raisins

     Start your day off right with flavorful steel cut oats. Soak them overnight and bake them into cookie inspired perfection in the morning.

It’s nutritious, delicious and will remind you of grandma’s cookies. The glaze is optional but encouraged if you are going for the full cookie experience.

     The love for baked oatmeal is spreading throughout my family!  I love coming up with new flavor combinations for baked oatmeal.

    Most of them are dessert inspired.  We have enjoyed everything from brownie baked oatmeal to pecan pie baked oatmeal.  There’s the strawberry cheesecake baked oatmeal and even pineapple right side up baked oatmeal.

    That is just a small sampling of our favorites.  In fact the luscious maple pumpkin pie baked oatmeal would be a perfect way to start Thanksgiving, just saying!

     So I was excited when MiMi told me she had created a fun baked oatmeal recipe that would be perfect for the blog.  She said that the first thing Pops said when he tasted it was that it tasted like an oatmeal cookie and she couldn’t agree more.

     Baked oatmeal that tastes like a cookie is right up my alley, so she couldn’t wait to share. I love that there is steel cut oatmeal in this.

    You don’t have to worry about it being to crunchy though, the oats soak overnight.  That makes getting breakfast on the table as easy as can be.

    All you have to do in the morning is preheat the oven and pop it in! I have never tried steel cut oatmeal in my recipes because I am normally flying by the seat of my pants.  I must say it is pretty nice to have it basically done when you wake up and the final texture is perfect.

cast iron skillet filled with baked oatmeal drizzled with glaze.

    The warm molasses flavors mixed with the cinnamon, raisins and oatmeal really do make it taste like a giant soft oatmeal cookie.  It is perfect for fall and a cozy breakfast to wake up to.

   Just store the leftovers in the refrigerator and take a slice out throughout the week.  A few seconds in the microwave and it will be ready to go.

piece of baked steel cut oats

    Some of our friends love eating their baked oatmeal in a bowl with a bit of milk poured over the top.  That would be delicious.

     But to me a cookie inspired oatmeal recipe called for just a little drizzle of glaze.  Hey, it is me the frosting lover talking after all.

    Sometimes I just can’t help myself! It is definitely not necessary but does make breakfast feel like a party!

Yield: 8 Servings

MiMi's Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Baked Oatmeal

cast iron skillet filled with baked oatmeal drizzled with glaze.

This baked oatmeal is hearty, delicious and tastes like a giant soft oatmeal raisin cookie.  It is a perfectly cozy breakfast for a cool morning.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 Tablespoon molasses
  • 3 Tablespoon maple syrup
  • 2 Tablespoon mild flavored cooking oil
  • 3/4 cup vanilla yogurt
  • 1 cup applesauce
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups thick cut or old fashioned oats
  • 1 cup steel cut oats
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 Tablespoon cinnamon
  • 3/4 cup raisins
  • 3/4 cup walnuts (optional)

Instructions

  1. Mix together all ingredients and refrigerate overnight.
  2. In the morning, preheat the oven to 350°F.
  3. Grease a 9-inch skillet, 9-inch cake pan or square casserole. Pour oatmeal mixture into prepared pan.
  4. Bake for 35-45 minutes or until set.
  5. Store leftovers in the refrigerator and reheat as needed.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

8

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 386Total Fat: 13gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 50mgSodium: 411mgCarbohydrates: 60gFiber: 6gSugar: 25gProtein: 11g

All nutritional information is estimated and will depend on the exact ingredients you use.

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This baked oatmeal is hearty, delicious and tastes like a giant soft oatmeal raisin cookie. It is a perfectly cozy breakfast for a cool morning.

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mommar6

Monday 30th of July 2018

I love this recipes! I had some apple butter in the freezer so I added it! Baked oatmeal is one of my favorite ways to start my day! 🤗

Carlee

Tuesday 31st of July 2018

What a great idea! Oatmeal is one of my favorite ways to start the day as well!

Unknown

Friday 17th of November 2017

I have never had baked oatmeal! I need to make this! Looks so yummy! Thanks for linking up at Friday Frenzy Link Party! Pinned!!

Carlee

Sunday 19th of November 2017

You definitely need to try it! I have quite a few recipes here, so there is bound to be one you love!

Laura Sampson

Thursday 16th of November 2017

Putting this on my meal plan for next week--I love having a good breakfast for my boys each day!

Carlee

Sunday 19th of November 2017

I hope you love it!

Deepika|TheLoveOfCakes

Thursday 9th of November 2017

I love skillet cookies..So this is perfect for me! Dessert for breakfast is a great idea! Yummy!

Carlee

Sunday 19th of November 2017

Dessert for breakfast is my favorite kind of breakfast! ;-) Luckily this is a pretty healthy way to indulge!

Agness of Run Agness Run

Thursday 9th of November 2017

I've never tried baked oatmeal but your recipe seems so intriguing. This would be a perfect kind of breakfast dish for me, Carlee. What kind of milk do you usually use?

Carlee

Sunday 19th of November 2017

We love love love baked oatmeal! I normally use whole milk, but baked oatmeal is pretty forgiving so I am sure your favorite would work fine.

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