Pecan Pie Baked Oatmeal

A delicious pecan pie baked oatmeal recipe that can be made ahead and enjoyed all week for an easy, healthy fall
breakfast treat! (gluten-free, vegetarian)

Ingredients

  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 1 tbsp ground flaxseed (optional)
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • Pinch sea salt
  • 1 tbsp melted butter or coconut oil
  • 1 1/2 cups milk of choice
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 tbsp butter or coconut oil
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 6 tbsp pure maple syrup
  • 1 cup pecan halves

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375° F. Lightly grease a square 8″ x 8″ baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, combine oats, flaxseed, brown sugar, cinnamon and salt.
  3. In a smaller bowl, whisk together butter, almond milk, eggs and vanilla. Pour into dry ingredients and stir to combine. Pour mixture into prepared baking dish.
  4. Bake oatmeal mixture 10 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile, prepare topping. Bring butter, brown sugar and maple syrup to a boil in a small saucepan. Stir in pecans.
  6. Once oatmeal has baked 10 minutes, remove from oven and top with pecans mixture. Return to the oven and make an additional 10-15 minutes.
  7. Remove from oven and serve warm or let cool to room temperature before covering and refrigerating.