Michigan Fruit Baked Oatmeal Recipe
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Michigan Fruit Baked Oatmeal Recipe

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Whole-grain oatmeal is a delicious way to start every day. For a change, swap chunks of granny smith apples for the dried fruit. Leftovers warm well in the microwave.—Jeanette Kass, Ravenna, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min.
MAKES:3 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min.
MAKES: 3 servings


  • 1 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries or cherries
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 2 cups fat-free milk
  • 1/2 cup chunky applesauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 tablespoons sliced almonds
  • Optional toppings: vanilla yogurt and additional dried cranberries and sliced almonds

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 259 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 3mg cholesterol, 73mg sodium, 48g carbohydrate (26g sugars, 4g fiber), 10g protein


  1. In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients. Transfer to a 3-cup baking dish coated with cooking spray; sprinkle with almonds.
  2. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 45-50 minutes or until set. Serve with toppings if desired. Yield: 3 servings.
Originally published as Michigan Fruit Baked Oatmeal in Country Woman April/May 2010, p46

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Reviewed Dec. 22, 2015

"I've made this for a Christmas brunch the past few years, and it's been a big hit. It's got lots of good flavor, and is an easy way to serve oatmeal and keep it ready without it getting "gloppy". Love the cranberries!"

Reviewed Sep. 11, 2015

"I love to serve oatmeal in different forms, and baked oatmeal is wonderful! This one is so good with all the different fruits and applesauce. Will make this again."

Reviewed Mar. 12, 2015

"Absolutely delicious!!!!"

Reviewed Oct. 8, 2012

"I have made this at least 5 or 6 times now. It has become one of my favorite breakfasts. Tastes great with the cinnamon chunky applesauce I canned!"

Reviewed May. 27, 2012

"Just oatmeal with fruit, nothing special"

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