Banana Pecan Baked Oatmeal

02.22.2016

Banana Pecan Baked Oatmeal is one of the best ways to enjoy oatmeal! Even people that don’t like it porridge style will love this baked version. It’s easy to make an it’s also a great on the go breakfast.

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Baked Oatmeal with Sweet Banana and Nutty Pecan Flavor!

We could all use a few more healthy recipes right? Especially for breakfast, our most important meal of the day!

There are so many things I love about this Banana Pecan Baked Oatmeal, like for instance the fact that it almost tastes like dessert for breakfast while still being healthy.

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Another thing I really love about it are the heart healthy Fishers Pecans in this, which not only offer nutritional value, but they give it a wonderful crunch. This oatmeal needs the Fishers Pecans!

Here they offer the perfect flavor and contrast to the soft, almost bread-pudding-like texture of the oatmeal (plus don’t bananas and pecans just go together?).

I think there a many people that don’t like the texture of a bowl of oatmeal, to some it may seem like breakfast “mush” but to those I say, try this oven baked version! It has more structure, as you can see it can actually hold a shape.

I baked this thinking I was going to be the only one that would eat it but my whole family loved it, kids included! You’ll never see my husband sitting down to a bowl of oatmeal, but he gladly polished off a generous serving of this.

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I made this a few times trying to get the perfect consistency, the first batch came out somewhat “gloppy” for my liking but this batch was perfect.

If you want to get more uniform squares you’ll need to let it cool a bit, I do however prefer to just serve up large spoonfuls of it while it’s just hot from the oven.

Substitutions for this Baked Oatmeal

There are several substitutions you could do here based on what you have on hand, like brown sugar for maple syrup, almond milk for milk, almonds or walnuts in place of the pecans, or melted butter for coconut oil – some of those substitutions just wont be as healthy (but I say, a little butter never hurt anyone).

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Banana Pecan Baked Oatmeal

Banana Pecan Baked Oatmeal is one of the best ways to enjoy oatmeal! Even people that don't like it porridge style will love this baked version. It's easy to make an it's also a great on the go breakfast.

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Baked Oatmeal
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 307 kcal
Author: Jaclyn

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups (228g) rolled old-fashioned oats
  • 2/3 cup (70g) chopped Fisher Pecans, plus more for serving if desired
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 1/4 cups (292g) well mashed ripened bananas (about 3 medium)
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 2/3 cup (395ml) milk, plus more for serving if desired
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) maple syrup, plus more for serving if desired
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 Tbsp (40g) coconut oil, melted

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray an 8x8-inch baking dish with non-stick cooking spray, set aside.
  2. In a medium mixing bowl whisk together oats, Fishers Pecans, baking powder, cinnamon and salt. 
  3. In a separate mixing bowl stir together mashed bananas with lemon juice then add in milk, maple syrup, eggs, and vanilla extract and whisk until very well blended. 
  4. Stir in coconut oil. Pour milk mixture into oat mixture and stir to combined. Pour mixture into prepared baking dish. 
  5. Bake in preheated oven until set, about 30 minutes. Serve warm with milk, additional pecans and maple syrup if desired.

Nutrition Facts
Banana Pecan Baked Oatmeal
Amount Per Serving
Calories 307 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g 23%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 44mg 15%
Sodium 114mg 5%
Potassium 434mg 12%
Total Carbohydrates 37g 12%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 12g
Protein 6g 12%
Vitamin A 2.7%
Vitamin C 4.1%
Calcium 12.7%
Iron 10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Fisher. The opinions and text are all mine.

32 comments

  • Cindy: Can you use quick oats instead of the old fashioned kind? January 18, 2018 at 12:43pm Reply

  • Holly: Would this recipe freeze well, once cooled and cut into bars? April 30, 2017 at 3:45pm Reply

    • Jaclyn: I haven’t tried so I can’t say for sure. I’m guessing it would freeze okay. April 30, 2017 at 3:46pm Reply

  • Diamond: can you substitute milk for almond milk? February 1, 2017 at 7:00pm Reply

  • Hannah Fields: This is now a family “go to”. I have shared this recipe so many times. Thank you for sharing. October 26, 2016 at 6:27am Reply

    • Jaclyn: Glad you like it Hannah! October 26, 2016 at 1:42pm Reply

  • Andrea: I substituted maple syrup with Agave nector…delicious! August 18, 2016 at 5:53pm Reply

    • Jaclyn: Glad you liked it Andrea! Thanks for your comment! August 19, 2016 at 11:15am Reply

  • Vahini Manohar: It will be preferable to breakfast for a healthy start April 28, 2016 at 11:34pm Reply

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