Oats are a hearty and nutritious grain that has long been a staple of the human diet. They are packed with fiber, protein, vitamins, and minerals and have several health benefits.

One of the most popular ways to eat oats is in porridge form, whereby the oats are cooked in water or milk until they are soft and creamy. However, oats can also be baked, and this preparation method has many advantages.

Baked oats are quicker and easier to make than porridge, and they can be customized with various toppings. They also tend to be more filling than porridge, making them an ideal breakfast for those looking to lose weight or manage their hunger levels throughout the day.

Whether you enjoy them sweet or savory, baked oats are a delicious and nutritious way to start your day. If you wish to make your baked oatmeal, we made these quick and easy recipes for you!

  • Simple Baked Oatmeal

This recipe is for you if you do not fancy too much fuss in the morning. It uses just a few ingredients and can be easily customized to your liking.


  • Rolled oats
  • Frozen mixed berries
  • Almond milk or any other alternative milk of your choice
  • Chopped nuts, like slivered almonds


  • Mix your chopped nuts, oats, and almond milk
  • Grease your pan and then nicely place the berries at the bottom
  • Layer your mix of chopped nuts, almond milk, and chopped nuts, and then bake it at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.
  • Simple Chocolate Baked Oatmeal

This recipe is for all the chocolate lovers out there. It is a little more indulgent than the first but just as easy to make.


  • Rolled oats
  • Cocoa powder
  • Banana (chopped)
  • Almond milk or any other alternative milk of your choice


  • Mix your cocoa powder, oats, and almond milk
  • Grease your pan and then layer the bananas at the bottom
  • Pour your mixture of cocoa powder, oats, and almond milk over the bananas and bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.
  • Peanut Butter & Jelly Baked Oatmeal

Who doesn’t love a classic PB&J sandwich? This recipe takes that classic flavor combination and turns it into a delicious and nutritious breakfast.


  • Peanut butter or any other alternative nut butter of your choice. If you want to make it nut-free, you may use sun butter.
  • Dairy milk or any other milk of your choice. If you do not want to use dairy milk, you can use oat milk or coconut milk
  • Maple syrup or any other alternative sweeteners of your choice
  • Old fashioned oats. Alternative grain flakes like rice or quinoa can also work
  • Dried berries and some peanuts
  • Cinnamon


  • In a bowl, add your dry ingredients; the spices (cinnamon or any other you prefer), baking powder, peanuts, oats, chia seeds, and salt. Mix all this to combine.
  • Mix your peanut butter with hot non-dairy milk in a separate bowl or baking dish. Add the maple syrup and apple sauce, and then finish by adding the oat mixture. Give this a good mix and let it rest for a few seconds before evening out in the baking dish.
  • Bake for 30-50 minutes.

Closing Thoughts

Making the perfect baked oatmeal is all about experimentation. There are so many different flavors and ingredients that you can use to create a dish that is perfect for you.

Don’t be afraid to experiment and find the combination you love the most. With these recipes as a guide, you should be well on your way to making the perfect baked oatmeal for yourself and your family.