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Baked Oatmeal


I am a strong believer in the notion that breakfast is the most important meal of the day (emphases on most). I was in search of a recipe to conjure up for my monthly post and I just so happened to come upon this one in my inbox; baked oatmeal. It is super easy and simple. Double score! This recipe was sent to me by my local grocery store, Walnut Creek Cheese. I signed up for email alerts from them and they also have a bunch of equally yummy recipes on their website. I always say, one should never leave their chair without a smile and a satisfied tummy … baked oatmeal will get the job done.

While typing this, I happened to look up to see my trusty buddy hanging from the wall, my calendar. I owe much credit to this friend of mine. I can say that I certainly lost track of the days this month. I was reminded that April is almost over. Can you believe it? With these last few weeks of the month comes the final push of the school year. May is roaring in like a lion with last minute class scheduling and final testing for my oldest and fun field trips for my youngest. Most Amish schools are already out for the summer! The school year has flown by and I must admit that I am sad that my son has only a handful of days left of his elementary school career. Next year he transitions into junior high. Not sure where the time has gone but I want it back!

Yes, May will be jammed packed with us running around quite a lot. With that, I know that I will for sure be using this recipe often. It will definitely come in handy this summer when I’m getting ready to head out and explore the countryside with my kiddos. This is a “make ahead” dish so you can prepare it the night before and pop it into the oven in the morning. Try adding fruit for a topping or I like to drizzle honey on mine. Yum! Fill your belly and enjoy the sunshine. Oh, and when you push your chair in, what should you do? Smile. It’s your compliments to the chef…

Baked Oatmeal
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Serves: 6
  • ½ c. butter, melted
  • 1 c. brown sugar
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 3 c. oatmeal
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 c. milk
  • ½ c. chocolate chips, optional
  • Raisins, optional
  1. Mix butter, sugar, and eggs.
  2. Add oatmeal, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon.
  3. Stir in milk.
  4. Pour into a greased 7”x 11” pan.
  5. Sprinkle with chocolate chips or raisins.
  6. Refrigerate overnight. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.

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Michelle Dawn (17 Posts)

Michelle Dawn is a coffee-addicted, donut-loving gal who enjoys all things Amish. When she is not immersing herself in the latest Amish fiction read, you can find her and her awesome hubby with their equally wonderful kiddos eating their way through Ohio’s Amish country. She started Destination Amish with two goals in mind: to share her love of Amish country and spread the word about Amish fiction. Destination Amish has become a popular place for many authors to visit and is known for really fabulous giveaways. Working with the motto Destination Amish…a place where books come to life…Michelle brings the pages of your favorite books to life through pictures and ramblings about consuming vast amounts of Amish pastries.


  1. Tricia Goyer says:

    I’m going to try this today! Yum!

  2. Love oatmeal, thanks for the recipe, great blog by the way, thank you for sharing.

  3. I always loved baked oatmeal. I don’t eat breakfast, but this is a temptation!

  4. Judy Sheridan Smith says:

    I’ve eaten oatmeal for nearly 25 years but this is a new-to-me recipe. It could be baking while I’m on the treadmill – that’s a win/win situation!

  5. Yummo! That sounds really good! 😛 Do you know if you can do it without refrigeration, or does it really have to be refrigerated over night? 🙂 Thanks for the great recipe!

    Koko 🙂

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