Overnight Baked Oatmeal
Total TimePrep: 10 min. + chilling Bake: 45 min.
- 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
- 3 cups 2% milk
- 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
- 1/4 cup canola oil
- 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 2 cups old-fashioned oats
- 1/4 cup dried blueberries
- 1/4 cup dried cherries
- 1/4 cup sliced almonds
- In a large bowl, whisk together first six ingredients. Stir in oats, blueberries and cherries. Transfer to a greased 8-in. square baking dish. Refrigerate, covered, 8 hours or overnight.
- Preheat oven to 350°. Remove oatmeal from refrigerator while oven heats. Stir oatmeal; sprinkle with almonds. Bake, uncovered, until golden brown and a thermometer reads 160°, 40-50 minutes. Serve warm.
Nutrition Facts1 serving: 331 calories, 13g fat (2g saturated fat), 54mg cholesterol, 364mg sodium, 46g carbohydrate (30g sugars, 4g fiber), 8g protein.
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Jan 10, 2019
I made this with instant oatmeal, non-fat milk, and omitted the sugar. I added dark chocolate chips instead of the fruit. I wanted something healthy for myself to eat, but I would follow the recipe for guests and special occasions. I chilled it in the frig for several hours before baking. It turned out good.
Oct 30, 2018
This is excellent! However, I made a lot of changes just because that's what I had on-hand and because I wanted to lower the saturated fats and cholesterol. (But good to know this recipe is so versatile.) I used the following: .5c egg whites, 3c unsweetened soy milk, .5 c fresh blueberries, .5c fresh blackberries, 2c quick-cooking oats, 3/8c brown sugar (we found it to be plenty sweet). I figured the saturated fats are <1g/serving, cholesterol is 0, and about 15g carbs/serving. Thanks for sharing!
Oct 9, 2018
I had been looking forward to tying this for quite a while. I finally made it last week when a friend spent a few days with us. My friend really liked it but I thought it was only okay. I guess I thought it would be like an oatmeal cookie. It’s not the recipe’s fault. My expectations weren’t accurate.
Jan 10, 2018
My family absolutely loved this recipe. I tried adding a cup of different fruit (e.g. raspberries, strawberries, etc) that were frozen and let them sit in the mix overnight. It was delicious. I also took whole almonds and blended the coarse and added a half cup of chopped almonds. It gave the cereal a wonderful crunch. Great!!!! Love this recipe and so did the family.
Dec 29, 2017
Served this to rave reviews on Christmas morning! I didn't have enough brown sugar so I added some turbino sugar and a dollop of molasses, also forgot to buy sliced almonds so used some honey/almond granola I had on hand- it was great! Served it in shallow bowls with heavy cream.
Dec 12, 2017
I loved it! I omitted the oil and in place of it I added unsweetened applesauce. Also doubled the cinnamon (I love cinnamon), and added pecans rather than almonds (didn't have any on hand). Next time I'll increase the temp to 375 and bake a bit longer.
Dec 10, 2017
I have a ? Wouldn't the almonds burn if put in oven for 40-50 minutes, esp. sliced almonds. . I'm sure I'll like it, love oatmeal. Thanks
Dec 10, 2017
Delicious! Next time I will use less brown sugar and add a diced apple. The recipe says it is 8 servings, but we each ate 1/4 of the pan! My husband wanted more. So, unless you are a small eater, plan on serving 4 or maybe 6 with this recipe. Could use raisins in place of blueberries or cherries. I just happened to have both in the pantry. Great to serve for a Brunch with fresh fruit on the side.
Dec 10, 2017
I just made and ate this. It’s delicious. Definitely 5 stars. . I used steel cut oats and fresh blueberries. No cherries. The house smelled wonderful and I’ll portion out and take this to work through out the week. I’m hoping it freezes well and a good option for my mom, who we make all her meals for so she can take portions out of freezer. I might cut back a bit on the sugar next time but otherwise make no changes. Absolutely delicious!
Oct 15, 2017
Yummy healthy breakfast. House smelled divine!