blueberry muffin baked oatmeal

last week, work was insane in the membrane.  it was the first week of classes for our students so we were busy with schedule adjustment questions.  one thing, well besides some awesome coworkers/friends and chris, that got me through last week was this blueberry muffin baked oatmeal.

i’ve made a few other baked oatmeal recipes before – banana nut, apple cinnamon, and pumpkin, but this one may be my favorite.  it makes sense that it’s at the top of my list because it was inspired by my favorite blueberry muffin recipe.  this baked oatmeal is full of plump blueberries and then topped with a delicious streusel crumb topping that makes it extra special.

i had this for breakfast every day last week and i didn’t get sick of it by the end of the week.  it was a yummy and actually pretty healthy treat each morning and it kept me full and satisfied until lunch time.  so i had plenty of energy to help our students which was exactly what i needed.  perfecto!

just like the other baked oatmeal recipes, mix up the dry ingredients in one bowl and the wet in another.  pour the wet ingredients into the bowl of the dry ingredients and mix until combined.  then fold in the blueberry and pour in a greased 8 x 8 inch pan.

then mix the streusel crumb topping ingredients in a small bowl with a fork until it’s nice and crumbly.  sprinkle the topping evenly over the oatmeal mixture.

bake at 350 degrees f for 30-35 minutes or until the oatmeal is golden brown and set.

time to eat!

Blueberry Muffin Baked Oatmeal

adapted from Two Peas and their Pod and Annie’s Eats

Ingredients

  • 3 cups old fashioned oats
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups skim milk
  • 1/2 cup applesauce
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup blueberries

Streusel Crumb Topping

  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons and 2 teaspoons flour
  • 2 tablespoons butter, cubed
  • ¾ teaspoon cinnamon

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat an 8 by 8 baking dish with cooking spray and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, combine oats, brown sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk together milk, applesauce, egg, and vanilla.
  4. Pour wet ingredients over dry ingredients and stir until combined. Gently stir in the blueberries. Pour the oatmeal mixture into prepared pan.
  5. To make streusel crumb topping, combine topping ingredients and mix well with a fork until crumbly. Sprinkle evenly over the oatmeal mixture.
  6. Bake for 30-35 minutes or until oatmeal is golden brown and set.
  7. Remove from oven and serve warm.

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