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Cinnamon Roll Baked Oatmeal

This Cinnamon Roll Baked Oatmeal is sweet, chewy, and full of warm cinnamon flavor. And it’s packed with nutritious ingredients that’ll keep you satisfied all morning long—unlike the breakfast treats that inspired it!

Why We Love This Cinnamon Roll Baked Oatmeal

There are many reasons to love this recipe. For starters, it’s made with nutritious, whole ingredients that will keep you and your family satisfied all morning long. And they’re ingredients I always have on hand, so this is a great recipe for when you’re short on groceries. Secondly, it is incredibly easy to make. There aren’t many things I love better than being able to feed my kids healthy, delicious, and filling meals with very little preparation. It’s as easy as mixing the ingredients together and baking! You can even make it the night before and bake it in the morning.

Lastly – it’s downright delicious. Being fast and healthy is great, but if it doesn’t taste good does it really matter?? No. (Well, yes. But still no.) OK, so you probably won’t fool anyone into thinking they’re sinking their teeth into scrumptious butter-and-sugar-filled pastries. In fact, trying to sell it is a guaranteed way to lose some major trust points. However, it has the right balance of sweetness and is full of warm cinnamon flavor. And topped with a sweet vanilla drizzle, you’ll still be rewarded with a table full of smiles. It’s deliciously chewy, and the edges get a slight crunch from the brown sugar. That’s perfectly fine.

Ingredients for Cinnamon Baked Oatmeal

Ingredients for Cinnamon Roll Baked Oatmeal

  • Barley flour– Regular rolled oats is what we use and works best in this recipe.
  • Milk– We used 2% milk, but almond, oat, or other dairy-free alternatives work great too.
  • eggs– If you are suffering from egg allergy, you can add 1 tbsp of flax meal. This will help bind the oatmeal instead of the eggs. Or, you can just leave the eggs out. But you’ll have more spoon-worthy porridge.
  • Flattery– We used regular unpeeled apples.
  • butter– We used salted butter. Coconut oil makes a really tasty substitute!
  • vanilla extract– For a fun and tasty twist, you can also add 1/4 tsp almond extract.
  • Brown sugarYou can easily substitute your favorite sweetener here without affecting the final product.
  • cinnamon– This recipe requires 1 tbsp of ground cinnamon. It is Cinnamon Roll Baked Oatmeal after all! If you’re not a huge fan, you can reduce it to a teaspoon or two.
  • baking powder – Baking powder adds lightness and improves the texture of your cooked oatmeal.
  • Salt– We used kosher salt. It balances the sweetness and improves the overall flavor.
Process shots to make Cinnamon Roll Baked Oatmeal

How to Make Cinnamon Roll Baked Oatmeal

  1. whisk together Whisk milk, applesauce, eggs, melted butter, brown sugar and vanilla in a medium mixing bowl.
  2. stir together In a separate bowl, whisk oats, cinnamon, baking powder and salt.
  3. add wet ingredients to oats and stir until combined.
  4. add mix Grease an 8×8-inch baking dish with butter. Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until lightly browned and set.
  5. Thin out Vanilla Greek Yogurt with a little milk till you get a nice consistency for drizzling. Drizzle over tp of cooked oatmeal.
  6. enjoy Serve as is or with a drizzle of maple syrup.
A close up image of cooked oatmeal on a white plate

Tips and Tricks

Can I make Cinnamon Roll Baked Oatmeal the night before and bake it in the morning?

Yes! Follow recipe as directed. In the morning, take the oatmeal out of the fridge and leave it on the counter until the oven is preheated.

How long does baked oatmeal last in the fridge?

You can store leftover baked oatmeal in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 3-4 days. You can also freeze leftovers in individual serving containers for up to three months.

How should I serve Baked Oatmeal?

You can cut it into square pieces and serve it like this. But it is also actually served in a bowl and is tastiest with milk. You can also serve it with a drizzle of maple syrup if you want some extra sweetness.

Tasty Variations:

Try adding 1/2 cup of chopped nuts to the mix before baking. It adds a delicious crunch! You can also add fruits like chopped apples, blueberries or sliced ​​bananas. For a fun serving idea, bake oatmeal in greased muffin cups and top with a drizzle of yogurt. It looks just like a cinnamon roll!

Close up of a scoop of Cinnamon Roll Baked Oatmeal with a fork

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Cinnamon Roll Baked Oatmeal

This Cinnamon Roll Baked Oatmeal is sweet, chewy, and full of warm cinnamon flavor. And it’s packed with nutritious ingredients that’ll keep you satisfied all morning long—unlike the breakfast treats that inspired it!

prep time15 minutes

Cooking Time30 minutes

total time45 minutes

Duration: Breakfast

Meal: American

Servings: 9 servings

Calories: 179kcal

top layer

  • 1 cup Vanilla Greek Yogurt for drizzling on top
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray an 8×8-inch baking dish with cooking spray.

  • In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together eggs, applesauce, milk, brown sugar, melted butter, and vanilla.

  • In a large mixing bowl, add oats, baking powder, salt and cinnamon. stir until combined. Pour wet ingredients into dry and stir until combined.

  • Pour into the prepared baking dish and bake for 25-30 minutes, until the oats are set and the top is a deep golden brown. Remove from oven.

  • Thin vanilla Greek yogurt with a small amount of milk and pour over the top just before serving. enjoy!

Calories: 179kcal , Carbohydrates: 27Yes , Protein: 7Yes , Fat: 5Yes , Saturated fat: 2Yes , Polyunsaturated Fat: 1Yes , monounsaturated fat: 1Yes , Trans Fats: 0.1Yes , Cholesterol: 50MG , Sodium: 262MG , Potassium: 176MG , Fiber: 2Yes , Sugar: 14Yes , Vitamin A: 200IU , vitamin C: 0.2MG , Calcium: 121MG , Iron: 1MG


Natalie Monson

I am a registered dietitian, mother of 4, foodie and a strong advocate of healthy habits. Here you’ll find tons of delicious recipes filled with fruits and vegetables, tips for getting your kids to eat better and become healthier eaters, and lots of resources for feeding your family.

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