Unbelievable Pumpkin Baked Oatmeal | Formidable Kitchen

We’ve been on a comfy fall breakfast kick and I’m not mad about it. With the times feeling shorter and chilly mornings right here, there’s actually nothing fairly like a heat, tremendous nourishing breakfast to get up to.

Are you prepared for an exquisite baked oatmeal that tastes like dessert?! Good. I basically took my pumpkin pie recipe as inspiration and made it into an unbelievable baked oatmeal that tastes like pumpkin pie for breakfast!

This pumpkin baked oatmeal has all the things you possibly can need in an oatmeal bake. It’s crammed with cozy spices, is completely candy, and has the BEST texture that seems like a cross between pumpkin bread and oatmeal. I first examined the recipe a few months again with our full staff and the three of us fell in LOVE.

Since then I added a good looking, mild cream cheese glaze for an additional deal with and this recipe rapidly grew to become one among my fav oatmeal bakes I’ve ever made. The perfect components? It makes use of an entire can of pumpkin, so that you received’t really feel such as you’re losing that final little bit! I additionally examined it as pumpkin oatmeal muffins and it got here out unbelievable. Sidney and Viggo devoured up the muffins for breakfast one week so you recognize they’re successful.

Make a batch in your breakfast meal prep this week and be happy to avoid wasting for later for those who’d like! Watch your kiddos (or your roommate) devour.

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pumpkin oatmeal bake in a baking dish

Fall in LOVE with pumpkin pie (for breakfast)

This hearty and scrumptious pumpkin baked oatmeal turned out even higher than I might’ve imagined. It’s:

  • Made with a whole can of pumpkin, so no have to let any go to waste! Pumpkin provides an enormous enhance of vitamin A, vitamin C, antioxidants, and fiber, so you recognize you’re getting the products with the entire can on this recipe.
  • Straightforward to show into muffins, which is Sidney and Viggo’s favourite method to eat it.
  • Freezer-friendly and nice for meal prep! Get pleasure from all of it week or freeze slices for fast breakfasts down the street.

mixing ingredients to make a pumpkin baked oatmeal

The whole lot you’ll have to make pumpkin baked oatmeal

This warming pumpkin oatmeal bake is actually the right method to get up. It’s flavorful, filling, and SO straightforward to make. Right here’s all the things you’ll have to make it:

  • Pumpkin puree: as I discussed, you’ll want one entire can of pumpkin puree on this recipe. Be at liberty to additionally make your individual pumpkin puree utilizing this tutorial!
  • Eggs: you’ll want 2 eggs on this pumpkin oatmeal bake.
  • Sweetener: we’re naturally sweetening the baked oatmeal with some coconut sugar and pure maple syrup. You may as well use brown sugar rather than the coconut sugar.
  • Rolled oats: the important thing to excellent baked oatmeal! Be at liberty to make use of gluten free rolled oats to maintain the recipe gluten free.
  • Spices: an entire tablespoon of pumpkin pie spice?! Sure, please. See beneath for a straightforward method to make your individual, too.
  • Baking staples: don’t neglect the vanilla extract, baking powder (not soda!) and salt.
  • Non-compulsory additions: I really like to combine in chopped pecans and high the baked oatmeal with a stunning cream cheese glaze. For the glaze, you’ll simply want cream cheese, powdered sugar, vanilla, and just a little milk. So good!

mixing ingredients for a pumpkin pie baked oatmeal in a bowl

Make your individual pumpkin pie spice

In case you don’t have store-bought pumpkin pie spice you may merely combine collectively 1 ½ teaspoons cinnamon, ½ teaspoon nutmeg, ½ teaspoon floor ginger and ½ teaspoon allspice. Straightforward!

Can I take advantage of fast or metal reduce oats?

I might not suggest utilizing metal reduce oats as a result of the feel of this pumpkin oatmeal bake won’t be very completely different. Be at liberty to make use of fast oats you probably have them readily available, however I’d suggest including a bit greater than the recipe requires.

unbaked pumpkin oatmeal bake in a dish

Scrumptious methods to jazz up your pumpkin oatmeal bake

This pumpkin pie baked oatmeal is nice for including your fav mix-ins and toppings! Listed below are a few of my fav methods to take pleasure in it:

  • Swap the glaze: I really like this served heat with peanut or almond butter unfold on high, plus a drizzle of maple syrup and a sprinkle of sea salt. SO GOOD!
  • Get cozy: serve a slice of the baked oatmeal in a bowl with just a little milk. OMG!
  • Make it indulgent: be happy to throw in ½ cup chocolate chips earlier than baking. Pumpkin + chocolate chips = match made in heaven.

healthy pumpkin baked oatmeal in a dish

Need to make pumpkin oatmeal muffins?

It’s really easy and nice for youths! Sidney and Viggo LOVED this baked oatmeal as muffins. Merely:

  1. Prep your pan. Add muffin liners to a muffin tin and spray with cooking spray to forestall sticking.
  2. Divide the batter. Divide the pumpkin oatmeal bake batter into the muffin tin — you must get round 10-12 oatmeal cups.
  3. Bake & serve. Bake for 20-25 minutes till the oatmeal cups are set and luxuriate in!

two slices of pumpkin baked oatmeal on plates

Storing ideas

Be certain the pumpkin baked oatmeal has cooled utterly, after which cowl the pan with tinfoil earlier than transferring it to the fridge. It’s going to keep good coated within the fridge for 4-5 days. You may as well retailer particular person slices in airtight containers for ease, and easily reheat particular person slices within the microwave for 30-60 seconds.

Freezer-friendly pumpkin baked oatmeal

  • To freeze: as soon as the baked oatmeal has utterly cooled, reduce it into 6 or 8 squares and wrap every sq. in plastic wrap and tinfoil. You may as well freeze the complete baked oatmeal for later by wrapping it nicely and putting it within the freezer.
  • To reheat: if you’re able to eat it, place an unwrapped frozen sq. of the pumpkin oatmeal bake on a microwave protected dish and microwave it at 30 second intervals for 1-2 minutes. To reheat the complete baked oatmeal, merely reheat it within the oven for 20-25 minutes at 350 levels F whereas it’s coated with tinfoil.

slice of pumpkin oatmeal bake with glaze on a plate

Extra oatmeal recipes to attempt

Get all of my oatmeal recipes right here, and much more pumpkin recipes right here!

I hope you like this pumpkin pie baked oatmeal recipe! In case you make it you should definitely go away a remark and a ranking so I understand how you appreciated it. Get pleasure from, xo!

Pumpkin Pie Baked Oatmeal

pumpkin oatmeal bake in a baking dish

Prep Time 15 minutes

Cook dinner Time 35 minutes

Complete Time 50 minutes

Serves6 servings

Cozy and scrumptious pumpkin baked oatmeal that actually tastes like your favourite pumpkin pie! This nutritious pumpkin oatmeal bake makes use of up an entire can of pumpkin puree and is crammed with warming spices. Choices so as to add chopped nuts and a stunning cream cheese glaze for an additional deal with! The proper wholesome breakfast for fall that is freezer-friendly.


  • For the moist components:
  • 1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin puree
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 ¼ cup milk of selection
  • cup coconut sugar (or sub brown sugar)
  • ¼ cup pure maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • For the dry components:
  • 2 ½ cups quaint rolled oats, gluten free if desired
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • Non-compulsory mix-ins:
  • Non-compulsory, however really useful: ½ cup chopped pecans
  • Non-compulsory cream cheese glaze:
  • 2 tablespoons softened cream cheese
  • 2 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-2 teaspoons milk of selection, to skinny glaze


  • Preheat the oven to 350 levels F. Grease a 9×9 inch pan and put aside.

  • In a big bowl, whisk collectively the pumpkin, eggs, milk of selection, coconut sugar, pure maple syrup, and vanilla till nicely mixed.

  • Add the dry components to the bowl with the moist components: oats, pumpkin pie spice, baking powder and salt. Combine till mixed, then fold in chopped pecans, if utilizing.

  • Pour combination into ready pan and easy high. Bake for 35-45 minutes or till the perimeters are barely golden brown and the center is about. Enable to chill for 10 minutes whilst you make the elective cream cheese glaze, if utilizing.

  • In a small bowl, whisk collectively the softened cream cheese, powdered sugar, vanilla and milk till easy. Drizzle over the baked oatmeal and high with extra chopped pecans, if desired. Reduce into slices and luxuriate in! Serves 6-8.

Recipe Notes

To make into baked oatmeal muffins: divide the batter right into a ready muffin tin lined with muffin liners and bake for 20-25 minutes till the oatmeal muffins are set. It’s best to get 10-12 oatmeal muffins.
Be at liberty to skip the cream cheese glaze: I really like this served heat with peanut or almond butter unfold on high, plus a drizzle of maple syrup and a sprinkle of sea salt. SO GOOD! It’s additionally great served in a bowl with just a little milk. OMG!
Make it indulgent: be happy to throw in ½ cup chocolate chips earlier than baking. Pumpkin + chocolate chips = match made in heaven.


Serving: 1serving (with out nuts or glaze)Energy: 290calCarbohydrates: 54.7gProtein: 8.3gFats: 4.8gSaturated Fats: 0.9gFiber: 6.7gSugar: 21.5g

Recipe by: Monique Volz // Formidable Kitchen | Pictures by: Eat Love Eats

This put up was initially printed on October 4th, 2022, and republished on September twenty seventh, 2023.