This pecan pie baked oatmeal is a healthy and nourishing breakfast that is topped off with a candied maple pecan crumble!
Calling all pecan pie fans!
Because whether you’re having a Thanksgiving brunch, Christmas brunch, or just any ol’ weekday breakfast, you need this pecan pie baked oatmeal in your life. right now.
If you’ve never had baked oatmeal before, I’ll let you in on a little secret. Baked oatmeal makes for a perfect healthy breakfast that so easy to throw together, and is totally perfect to bring for a potluck style breakfast. (Who needs to stress transporting waffles or pancakes to a breakfast anyways, amiright?)
And this baked oatmeal is holiday inspired because it’s a PECAN PIE baked oatmeal. So we’ve got pecans mixed inside the oats, and a candied maple pecan
A few notes on the recipe:
This pecan pie baked oatmeal uses rolled oats as a base, but you can also use quick oats if that’s what you have on hand. (Though this may change the texture slightly)
This baked oatmeal recipe can be made without eggs to make it entirely vegan. In the notes, you’ll find instructions
If you’re wondering how to tell when your baked oatmeal is done, It should look browned around the edges, and cooked around the centre. If it looks at all gooey around the centre of your baking dish, then you will need to put it back in the oven for a few minutes. Mine usually takes about 40 minutes total.
This pecan pie baked oatmeal is healthy and can be easily made gluten-free by using gluten-free certified rolled oats. It can also be made low-fat by using applesauce in place of any oil.
This pecan pie baked oatmeal:
- Has vegan & gluten-free options
- Refined-sugar free
- Essentially is like having pecan pie for breakfast. (yes please!)
Store any leftovers of this baked oatmeal in the refrigerator for up to a week.
Pecan pie meets baked oatmeal for the best ever brunch recipe!
- 2 1/4 cups rolled oats (gluten-free if needed)
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 1/4 tsp nutmeg
- 1/2 cup chopped pecans
- 2 cups almond milk
- 1 egg or flax egg* (see note)
- 1/3 cup maple syrup
- 3 tbsp melted coconut oil (or butter or applesauce)
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1/2 cup pecans, chopped
- 1 1/2 tbsp maple syrup
- pinch of cinnamon & salt
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees
- Mix all the dry ingredients together in a bowl. Set aside.
- Mix all the wet ingredients together in a bowl.
- Pour the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients and mix until combined. Let sit on the counter for 10 minutes while you prepare the pecan topping
- Heat the maple syrup in a small pan on medium-high heat for 2 minutes. Add the pecans, cinnamon and salt. Mix together and let cook for 2 minutes then remove from heat.
- Pour the oatmeal mixture into an 8inch baking dish or pan and sprinkle the pecans on top.
- Bake for 35-45 minutes until golden around the edges.
To make a flax egg mix 1 tbsp of ground flax seeds with 3 tbsp of water. Let sit for 5 minutes until it gels.
- Serving Size: 1 serving
- Calories: 512
- Sugar: 34g
- Fat: 30g
- Saturated Fat: 18g
- Carbohydrates: 56g
- Fiber: 5g
- Protein: 6g
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