Pumpkin Baked Oatmeal with Streusel Topping

Pumpkin baked oatmeal
Pumpkin Baked Oatmeal with Streusel Topping

Mornings can be rushed, so I’m all for make-ahead recipes I can cook once and then eat for days. This pumpkin baked oatmeal fits the bill. You can eat it warm right out of the oven, or stick it in the fridge and eat it cold in the morning. The pumpkin puree helps keep the oatmeal moist; you can substitute applesauce if you have that on hand instead.  

With just two steps, this recipe couldn’t be easier. Most of the ingredients are standard pantry staples, which means you can make up a batch whenever a craving strikes. The streusel topping isn’t mandatory, but I highly recommend it to add a sweet crunch alongside the creamy oats. If you want to take it a step further, peanut or almond butter and fresh fruit make a perfect finishing touch.

Pumpkin Baked Oatmeal with Streusel Topping
 
Recipe Type: Breakfast
Author: Alissa Rumsey
Ingredients
  • Oatmeal bake
  • 2 1/2 cups oats
  • 3/4 cup milk or plant-based milk
  • 3/4 cup canned pumpkin puree
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Topping
  • 1/3 cup pecans, finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon flour
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375ºF. Grease a 2-quart baking dish or pie pan.
  2. In a large bowl, combine all oatmeal bake ingredients. Scoop mixture into baking dish.
  3. In a separate bowl, stir together the topping ingredients. Sprinkle the topping mixture over the oatmeal.
  4. Bake for 25 minutes, or until set.
 

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4 Comments

  1. Beth on May 23, 2016 at 8:23 pm

    Do you need to butter the baking pan?

    • Alissa Rumsey on May 24, 2016 at 4:15 pm

      Yes – you can grease it with either a little butter or an oil-based spray.

  2. Lauren Harris-Pincus on May 24, 2016 at 4:04 pm

    Pumpkin and oatmeal are two of my favorite things!!

  3. Caroline Kaufman on November 8, 2016 at 9:41 am

    All about that streusel.

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Alissa Rumsey, MS, RD, CDN, CSCS (pronouns she/her/hers) is a registered
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