Baked Oatmeal is an easy, budget-friendly recipe that is gluten-free, heart-healthy and diabetes-friendly. Baked Oatmeal is dietitian approved, this is a great recipe if you want an alternative to cooked oatmeal. This is a delicious breakfast bar.

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Cooking with Diabetes

Baked Oatmeal

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American, Gluten Free, Vegetarian
Keyword: Budget-friendly, Easy, Fall, Fiber, Kid-friendly, Meal prep, Whole grain
Condition: Gluten Free, Heart Health, Low Sodium, Nut Free
Servings: 6 servings


  • 2 cups dry oats rolled, old fashioned
  • 1 cup applesauce
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp salt


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • In a medium bowl, mix oats, cinnamon, and salt. In a separate bowl, whisk eggs, and then mix in apple sauce, honey, milk, and vanilla. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and stir to combine.
  • Spray a 9-inch square baking pan with cooking spray, then pour oat mixture into pan and spread evenly.
  • Bake for 40 minutes, or until top is golden and center is set.
  • Let cool, then slice into squares and store in the refrigerator.


Carbohydrates: 61g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 5g | Sodium: 243mg | Potassium: 358mg | Fiber: 5g

Please note:

Nutrition info is an estimate and may contain errors.

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