Golden Oatmeal Bread Recipe
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Golden Oatmeal Bread Recipe

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Slice into this old-fashioned loaf and savor the subtle oat flavor, crunchy pecans and sweet raisins, with just the hint of cinnamon. The recipe was developed by our Test Kitchen.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 50 min. + cooling
MAKES:10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 50 min. + cooling
MAKES: 10 servings


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon quick-cooking oats, divided
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 egg
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup golden raisins
  • 1/3 cup chopped pecans, toasted

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 188 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 21mg cholesterol, 149mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 3g fiber), 4g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 0 fat.


  1. In a large bowl, combine all-purpose flour, 3/4 cup of oats, whole what flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and cinnamon. In another bowl, combine the applesauce, egg and vanilla; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in raisins and pecans.
  2. Pour into an 8-in. x 4-in. loaf pan coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle with remaining oats. Bake at 325° for 50-55 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to wire rack. Yield: 1 loaf (10 slices).
Originally published as Golden Oatmeal Bread in Light & Tasty October/November 2001, p12

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RachelE 89902
Reviewed Jan. 13, 2013

"Good bread that is healthy. Texture is dense and firm, great spread with some butter. Going to make another loaf now- I like having healthy snacks on hand."

dokey347 81123
Reviewed Jun. 5, 2012

"I haven't made this yet but it sounds delish! I'm wondering if I could make these like cupcakes?? Anyone know how they would come out?"

kylachlan 36858
Reviewed Aug. 4, 2011

"This bread is yummy, even without the raisins and peacans. It is also easy , love it!!"

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