Apple Cinnamon Pecan Baked Oatmeal

  • Prep Time

    10 minutes

  • Cook Time

    45 minutes

  • Serves



  • 2 cups fairlife 2% reduced-fat ultra-filtered milk
  • 2 1/2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 cup pecans, divided
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted, plus more for greasing the dish
  • 2-3 large sweet-tart apples (Honeycrisp or Gala), peeled, cored, and diced
  • Sliced apples, for garnish


  • Step 1

    Preheat the oven to 325°F. Grease a 9-inch baking dish with butter; set aside.

  • Step 2

    In a medium bowl, combine the oats, ½ cup pecans, baking powder, 2 teaspoons cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt. Mix well.

  • Step 3

    In another bowl, break up the eggs with a whisk; then whisk in the milk, maple syrup, and vanilla until well combined.

  • Step 4

    Add the milk mixture to the oat mixture, along with the melted butter. Stir well to combine.

  • Step 5

    Combine the diced apples and remaining pecans in a bowl. Toss with the remaining cinnamon, then scatter the apples evenly on the bottom of the prepared baking dish.

  • Step 6

    Pour the oatmeal mixture over top and spread evenly. Garnish top with thinly sliced apples if desired. Bake for 40-45 minutes, until the top is golden and the oats are set. Serve warm or at room temperature.

  • Step 7

    Freezer-Friendly Instructions: This dish can be frozen after baking, tightly covered, for up to 3 months. When you’re ready to serve it, defrost in the refrigerator for 24 hours then reheat it, covered with foil, in a 325°F oven until hot.

    RECIPE COURTESY OF Ashley Cote of Spoonful of Flavor

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