Apple Pie Vegan Baked Oatmeal

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Apple Pie Vegan Baked Oatmeal makes for a delicious breakfast or healthy dessert. Serve with yogurt for breakfast or ice cream for dessert.
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 40 minutes
Total: 50 minutes
Apple Pie Vegan Baked Oatmeal

Apple Pie Vegan Baked Oatmeal makes for a delicious breakfast or healthy dessert. Serve with yogurt for breakfast or ice cream for dessert.

Apple Pie Vegan Baked Oatmeal

Apple baked oats become your new fall staple recipe. I love making a batch of this vegan baked oatmeal at the beginning of the week to have breakfasts or snacks prepped for throughout the week. It has so much flavor and the texture is exceptional.

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What We Love About This Apple Baked Oats Recipe

  • 50 Minute Meal: Make this Apple Pie Vegan Baked Oatmeal in 50 minutes or less.
  • Healthy: This healthy baked oatmeal is packed with nutrients and is refined sugar and gluten-free.
  • Meal Prep: This is a great recipe to make ahead of time for breakfast or as a mid-day snack.
Apples atop the oatmeal.

Ingredient Notes

  • Oats: You will need old fashioned rolled oats. Steel-cut or quick oats will also work.
  • Non-Dairy Milk: Use a dairy-free milk such as almond milk, soy milk, oat milk, etc.
  • Warming Spices: You will need a variety of spices including cinnamon, allspice, and nutmeg.
  • Applesauce: The apple sauce is going to replace the egg in this baked oatmeal recipe. You can use a 1/2 cup of mashed bananas or make a flax egg by combine flax seeds and water (1:3 ratio, so 2 TBSP flax & 6 TBSP water).
  • Maple Syrup: You can also use a different liquid sweetener such as honey or agave.
  • Apple: You can use your favorite type of apple.
  • Pecans: I used pecans, you can also use walnuts or almonds.
  • Baking Powder & Salt
Oatmeal, flour, apples, spices etc.

Equipment Needed

How to Make Apple Pie Vegan Baked Oatmeal

These are the basic steps for making Baked Oatmeal with Apples. Please refer to the recipe card below for more detailed instructions.

Pouring the ingredients into a bowl and then creating the baked oats.

STEP 1: PREPPING

Start by preheating the oven to 375 degrees f. Grease your baking dish or lined with parchment paper, set aside.

STEP 2: MIX TOGETHER

In a large bowl, add oats, spices, milk, apple sauce, baking powder, salt, vanilla, and 3/4 of the diced apple.

STEP 3: BAKE OATMEAL

Transfer the batter to the prepared baking dish and top with the remaining apples and pecans. Bake for 35-40 minutes and allow to cool for 10 minutes before slicing. Serve immediately or save for later.

Prep and Storage Tips for Baked Oatmeal with Apples

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE AHEAD OF TIME

This is a great recipe to make ahead of time for meal prep. Cover and store in the fridge.

HOW TO STORE THIS RECIPE

Store leftovers in an airtight container or wrapped in plastic store in the fridge for up to 4 days.

HOW TO FREEZE THIS RECIPE

Wrap each slice individually in plastic wrap and store in a freezer bag for up to 3 months in the freezer.

HOW TO REHEAT THIS RECIPE

If you want to eat this warm, reheat in the oven at 350 degrees for 10 minutes or in the air fryer for 3-5 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions for Baked Apple with Oatmeal

CAN I SUBSTITUTE BLUEBERRIES IN PLACE OF DICED APPLE?

You can absolutely switch the diced apple for any other fruit such as blueberries, strawberries, peaches, etc.

CAN THIS RECIPE BE DOUBLED OR HALVED?

This recipe can easily be doubled or halved, just increase or decrease ingredients proportionally.

IS BAKED OATMEAL HEALTHY?

Baked oatmeal is a healthy meal as it is packed with fiber and many other nutrients.

Cinnamon sticks on a plate with pieces of apple.

Expert Tips for Making This Vegan Breakfast Recipes

  • Healthy Dessert: Serve this as a healthy dessert with non-dairy ice cream, caramel, coconut based whipped cream, and pecans.
  • Toppings: Toppings shown in photos include thinly sliced apples, a pinch of cinnamon, and additional chopped pecans for added crunch. Other delicious topping to add would be peanut butter, chocolate chips, almond butter, raisins, cranberries, your favorite nut butter, non-dairy or Greek yogurt, etc.
  • Meal Prep: Can be fantastic for meal prep. Assemble and bake the day before, allow it to firm up overnight, slice and store for a quick breakfast bar, add to kid’s lunches, snacks, etc.
  • Make Sweeter: This Apple Pie Vegan Baked Oatmeal does not taste overly sweet. To make it sweeter you could increase the maple syrup in the recipe to ⅓ cup. Or, when served warm, a drizzle of maple syrup will give it a little extra sweetness.
  • Overnight Baked Oatmeal: Refrigerate overnight and pop the apple baked oats into the oven in the warm.
  • Add More Nutrients: To bulk up nutrients in vegan baked oats, add chia seeds, ground flaxseed, protein powder or hemp seeds. Add a pinch of salt to increase the flavor.
  • Individual Baked Oats: Evenly split batter between 9 ramekins and baked for 25-35 minutes.

What to Serve with Apple Oatmeal Baked

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Apple Pie Vegan Baked Oatmeal

Apple Pie Vegan Baked Oatmeal

Yield: 9 servings
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 40 minutes
Total: 50 minutes
Apple Pie Vegan Baked Oatmeal makes for a delicious breakfast or healthy dessert. Serve with yogurt for breakfast or ice cream for dessert.
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Ingredients

  • 2 cups rolled old-fashioned oats, certified gluten free if necessary
  • 1.5 teaspoons cinnamon
  • teaspoon allspice
  • teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ sea salt
  • 2 cups dairy free milk
  • ½ cup unsweetened applesauce
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup apple, diced and peeled (divided)
  • ½ cup chopped pecans

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Grease an 8×8” baking dish and set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, add oats, cinnamon, allspice, nutmeg, baking powder, salt, milk, applesauce, maple syrup, vanilla extract and ¾ cup of the diced apple. Mix until ingredients are fully incorporated.
  • Transfer mixture into prepared baking dish and top with remaining cup of diced apple and ½ cup chopped pecans.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before slicing and serving.

Expert Tips

  • Healthy Dessert: Serve this as a healthy dessert with non-dairy ice cream, caramel, coconut based whipped cream, and pecans.
  • Toppings: Toppings shown in photos include thinly sliced apples, a pinch of cinnamon, and additional chopped pecans for added crunch.
  • Meal Prep:Can be fantastic for meal prep. Assemble and bake the day before, allow it to firm up overnight, slice and store for a quick breakfast bar, add to kids lunches, snacks, etc.
  • Make Sweeter: This Apple Pie Vegan Baked Oatmeal is not overly sweet. To make it sweeter you could increase the maple syrup in the recipe to ⅓ cup. Or, when served warm, a drizzle of maple syrup will give it a little extra sweetness.
  • Overnight Baked Oatmeal: Refrigerate overnight and pop the apple baked oats into the oven in the warm.
  • Add More Nutrients: To bulk up nutrients in vegan baked oats, add chia seeds, ground flaxseed, or hemp seeds.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 173kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 64mg | Potassium: 211mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 222IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 134mg | Iron: 1mg
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Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: apple pie, baked oats, breakfast, cinnamon, oatmeal

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