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Golden Oatmeal Bread Recipe

Golden Oatmeal Bread Recipe

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 YIELD: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


  • 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).

Nutritional Facts

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