One Dish Baked Oatmeal

This one pan dish is an easy, delicious and healthy way to serve breakfast for a crowd. Make it the day before and cook or re-warm before serving.



  • 4 cups whole rolled oats (quick or old fashioned)
  • 1 TBSP chia seeds
  • 2 tsps cinnamon
  • 1 tsp nutmeg
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp aluminum-free baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 cups unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 ½ cups unsweetened almond or oat milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • 3 TBSP chopped pecans
  • ½ medium apple, cored and chopped
  • 1 tsp unsulfured coconut flakes (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 350° In a 9x 13 glass baking dish, mix oats, chia seeds, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt and baking powder until combined.
  2. Add applesauce, milk, vanilla extract, and maple syrup to baking dish and stir well until oats are evenly moistened.
  3. Using a flat spoon or spatula, spread oat mixture evenly within baking dish. Sprinkle chopped pecans over top.
  4. Bake uncovered for 30 minutes, until warmed and set. Remove from oven and serve topped with chopped apples and coconut flakes. If preferred, oatmeal can be topped with apples prior to baking.
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