Eating Healthy Recipe ~ Amish Baked Oatmeal

I love oatmeal.

I’ve been eating it ever since I was a kid. When I learned that oatmeal is really good for you, I started eating it more often and looking for new ways to prepare it.

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A few years ago I found a recipe for baked oatmeal. I experimented with the instructions, and discovered that it doesn’t need to be mixed up the night before to soak in the fridge before baking…which is great because I never remember to plan ahead.

I made it again today and thought I should share.

Amish Baked Oatmeal:


  • 4 tbsp butter, melted
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 3 cups oatmeal (old fashioned or quick)
  • 1/2 cup walnuts or pecans, chopped (optional)
  • 1 cup berries, fresh or frozen (optional)


Coat 8×8 baking dish or pie plate with cooking spray.

In a large mixing bowl, add beaten eggs, brown sugar, baking powder, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt. Mix well making sure there are no lumps.

Stir in butter and milk. Add oats, nuts and berries, and mix well. I prefer working with frozen berries, unthawed, as they don’t bake away.

Amish baked oatmeal with berries - Future Expat

Cook in oven preheated to 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until set in the middle.

Let sit for 5 minutes and serve.

Baked Oatmeal without Berries

Amish baked oatmeal with berries - Future ExpatAmish Baked Oatmeal with Blueberries

Crumble it a bit as you put the oatmeal into your bowl, then pour a little milk over the oatmeal. I don’t go overboard on the milk…pouring just enough to hit the bottom 1/2 of the oatmeal. If serving leftovers cold from the fridge, add the milk to the bowl before you microwave it…it’s great with warm milk.

Ready to eat!

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Original recipe on Food.com

8 Responses

  1. Eating Healthy Recipe ~ Amish Baked Oatmeal http://t.co/T96yNNVy via @karenstl <–this will be better than the slowcooker oatmeal I tried

  2. Made for the FF&F What’s on the Menu? Tag Game & I’m crazy about this recipe! Such a delicious easy-fix that I made as written in a pie plate last night & baked this morning for our weekly Sat family brunch. It was served w/juice, fruit, bagels & link sausages, but was the unqualified hit of the meal. Cooking time was spot-on & I have already shared your recipe w/family members. 🙂

  3. Mikekey says:

    Delicious and really easy. I used walnuts and dried cranberries in mine. We love oatmeal (we even have it for dinner sometimes) and this version will be made often. Thanks for posting, Karen.

    • Karen Goodman says:

      So glad you liked it. I miss all of you from the recipe tag games but I am trying to focus more on what I need to do for work and just too busy right now.

  4. Northwestgal says:

    This was really good. I used hazelnuts (the only variety I had on hand) and I left out the fruit. I liked how it turne dout and will probably continue to make it that way. And it was really easy to make, too. It’s so perfect for the chilly fall mornings we’ve had lately. Thank you, karenstl. (Northwestgal)

    • Karen Goodman says:

      So glad you liked it! I usually make it without berries too. It’s also great leftover…it just takes a few seconds in the microwave to warm it up.

  5. Susie D says:

    This was my first baked oatmeal. I’m so glad I tried this recipe! I used frozen blueberries and am now eager to explore additional options. Thank you for adding this to my breakfast rotation!

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