Looking for an easy breakfast, the whole family will love. You need to try this yummy Baked Peanut Butter Oatmeal Recipe. Enjoy it as a snack or breakfast.
What a super breakfast or grab-and-go snack for anyone who wants something healthy, filling, and full of protein! In under 30 minutes, you can whip up a batch of these Peanut Butter Baked Oatmeal Bars for breakfasts or snacks! Save money and skip those store-bought oatmeal bars, and make these instead.
How to Make Baked Peanut Butter Oatmeal
Just whip up the ingredients in a large bowl, dump them in a baking dish and bake for 20 minutes. This is so incredibly simple! My oldest daughter even makes this one herself now. Serve it hot out of the oven, or allow it to cool and cut it into bars for a grab-and-go snack! This stuff is perfect and oh so tasty.
You can mix up this baked oatmeal by adding in some mix-ins. Some favorites are
- chocolate chips
Storing & Freezing
When the oatmeal is cooled. Cut it into squares and store it in an airtight container. You can even put each square into an individual plastic bag and pop them into the freezer. They will last much longer and can be defrosted and enjoyed or heated in the microwave if desired. They can be kept fresh for up to 5 days or frozen up to 3 months.
This recipe is very easy to adjust make it gluten free. Just use a certified gluten-free oat, and double-check your other ingredients. That is it!
If you need this peanut butter oatmeal to be dairy-free just swap out the butter and milk for dairy-free alternatives as well. The baked oatmeal turns out great with these easy substitutions.
Baked Peanut Butter Oatmeal
- Preheat oven to 350°
- Grease an 8x8 pan.
- Mix all ingredients together in a large bowl and stir well.
- Spread evenly into pan and bake for 20-25 minutes, or until edges are golden brown.
- Serve warm out of the oven or allow it to completely cool and cut into bars for a grab and go snack.
- Mix in raisins, chocolate chips, bananas, or whatever else floats your boat.
- Use a dairy free milk like Silk Almond or Coconut Milk and a dairy free margarine.
Originally posted in August 2011. Updated January 2020.