Peanut Butter Apple Baked Oatmeal

This past weekend we drove about 45 minutes outside of Charlotte to Carrigan Farms to pick apples. We didn’t let the rain stop us from the fun and as soon as Scottie saw the open field she was off in search for the perfect ones.

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Red and Golden delicious apples were available for picking. Since it’s close to the end of their apple season we had to do some searching but we were able to fill up our bag rather quickly.

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I have a list of things I want to make with all of our apples but I decided to start off with this peanut butter apple baked oatmeal. Since it’s done nothing but rain in Charlotte for 5 days straight I wanted something warm and comforting to wake up to and this breakfast totally hit the spot. It comes together easily and it’s the perfect meal to reheat in the microwave and eat on throughout the week. How’s that for a quick, easy and satisfying breakfast.

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This baked oatmeal is almost like eating dessert for breakfast. It taste just like autumn with the apples,cinnamon and peanut butter baked until its warm and creamy. It’s perfect for breakfast, or even an afternoon snack, on those cold, chilly (and possibly rainy) fall mornings.

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This recipe comes from Two Peas & Their Pod. It’s up to you if you want to add more peanut butter on top, but I felt it was the wrong thing to do.

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Peanut Butter Apple Baked Oatmeal
 
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Serves: 6 servings
Ingredients
  • 2 cups old-fashioned oats
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1¾ cups milk of choice (I used Almond)
  • 1 large egg
  • 3 tablespoons unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1¼ cups diced apples (leave skin on)
  • Additional peanut butter for topping (optional)
Directions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease an 8 x 8 square baking dish and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the oats, brown sugar, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon. Set aside.
  3. In another small bowl, whisk together the milk, egg, applesauce, and vanilla extract.
  4. Pour the liquid mixture in with the oat mixture and stir to combine. Stir in the peanut butter and mix until combined. Add the apples and stir again. Pour mixture into prepared pan.
  5. Bake for 35 minutes or until the top is golden and oatmeal is set. Let cool for 5 minutes and serve warm.
  6. Top with additional peanut butter (optional but recommended)
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 serving Calories: 308.8 Fat: 14.2 Saturated fat: 2.9 Carbohydrates: 41 Sugar: 19.8 Sodium: 353.2 Fiber: 5.1 Protein: 9.4 Cholesterol: 31
 

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By | 2018-06-01T09:37:38+00:00 September 29th, 2015|Breakfast, Dairy & Soy Free Breakfast, Family/Friends|7 Comments

7 Comments

  1. Jessica @ Nutritioulicious September 29, 2015 at 7:46 pm

    We went apple picking a few weekends ago and I still have so many apples left. Been using them for lots of different things and now I can add this to the list!

  2. admin September 29, 2015 at 8:39 pm

    I hope you enjoy it as much as we did.

  3. Katie @ 24 Carrot Life September 29, 2015 at 10:26 pm

    Oooh! This could be just the thing for the kind of sad looking apple I’ve had in my fridge for a little too long. Great recipe!

  4. admin September 30, 2015 at 8:06 am

    Thanks!

  5. Rachel @ Delicious Balance September 30, 2015 at 3:06 pm

    I am such a fan of baked oatmeal…especially as the weather cools down! This sounds like the perfect variation to make this time of year 🙂

  6. admin September 30, 2015 at 3:37 pm

    It’s such an easy breakfast for those chilly mornings

  7. Melanie September 30, 2015 at 4:57 pm

    Looks like you had a great time! This recipe looks so good!

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