Peanut Butter, Banana, Chocolate Chip Baked Oatmeal

This dairy-free and gluten-free Peanut Butter, Banana, and Chocolate Chip Baked Oatmeal is the ultimate make-ahead fiber-rich breakfast for a busy week, perfect for a breakfast potluck, or snack, and is absolutely the best flavor combo!

Healthy Baked Oatmeal

Baked Oatmeal

I am so excited about this healthy baked oatmeal recipe! Who doesn’t love the combination of peanut butter, banana, and chocolate chips baked into an ooey-gooey fiber rich breakfast bake? It’s a super simple one-bowl recipe and can easily be made ahead of time, though we do think it is SO TASTY straight from the oven too.

This oatmeal bake is based off of our popular Oatmeal Cups recipe so it has the perfect almond milk (or milk of choice) to oats ratio.Baked Oatmeal

I’ve been using Enjoy Life Foods chocolate for YEARS! All their products are specially made to be free from gluten and the 14 most common food allergens – wheat, peanuts, tree nuts, dairy, casein, soy, egg, sesame, sulfites, lupin, mustard, fish, shellfish & crustaceans. They even make all of products in a special allergy friendly facility, which is pretty great. Plus, the chocolate is delicious! I love the dark chocolate chips and the mini chocolate chips for all of our baking, especially this oatmeal!

I find Enjoy Life Chocolate in all of my major grocery stores which is a huge time saving bonus, and you can use their easy Store Locator to find stores near you! PLUS, here’s a special coupon for $2 off their baking chocolate – you can print and use in-store!

How do you make baked oatmeal

  • Combine your dry ingredients.
  • Add in your wet ingredients.
  • Pour into your greased, or lined with parchment paper, baking dish.
  • Bake!
Peanut Butter Banana Chocolate Chip Baked Oatmeal

What Oats Should You Use

  • Use rolled oats, not quick cooking oats. If gluten-free, make sure you buy gluten-free rolled oats.
  • Can you bake instant oatmeal? The short answer is not really! Instant oatmeal is different than regular oatmeal because it is thinly cut, processed and flavored. They don’t lend the same structure to baked goods as regular oats or quick oats!
  • P.S. You can sub out for your favorite nut butter here, or to make it nut-free use sun butter.

Meal Prepping Your Baked Oatmeal

Bake it and eat some immediately and then pack the rest away for later. Store in the refrigerator in an airtight container for up to 4 days.

Can You Freeze Baked Oatmeal?

Yes! Once it is fully cooled, store in an airtight container for up to 3 months.

Reheating Instructions

Either defrost overnight in the refrigerator or give it a quick pass in the toaster oven or microwave to heat up!

Whole Tray: To reheat the of tray baked oatmeal, cover and bake at 350°F for about 20 minutes.

Individual Pieces: Bake in your oven or toaster oven at 350°F for 5-10 minutes until warmed to your liking, or reheat in the microwave for about 1 minute.

Baked Oatmeal Recipe

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Peanut Butter, Banana, Chocolate Chip Baked Oatmeal

  • Author: Lexi
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 40 minutes
  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 9 1x

Ingredients

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Instructions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees and grease an 8″ x 8″ oven-safe dish. If desired, prepare a parchment sling by cutting out a piece of parchment paper slightly larger than the pan (for easy removal of bake).
  2. In a large bowl mash bananas until they are smooth. Add eggs and whisk to combine. Then add peanut butter, maple syrup, almond milk, oil, apple sauce and vanilla until fully combined.
  3. To the wet ingredients add oats, baking powder, chia, salt and chocolate chips and mix until fully combined.
  4. Pour into prepared 8″x 8″ dish and bake for 40 minutes, until the center is just barely firm.
  5. Scoop or cut and serve warm as is or with almond milk, or cool and slice into 9 square portions.

Notes

You can sub out for your favorite nut butter here, or to make it nut-free use sun butter.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 9
  • Calories: 276
  • Sugar: 14.2g
  • Sodium: 170mg
  • Fat: 15.5g
  • Saturated Fat: 8.2g
  • Carbohydrates: 31.2g
  • Fiber: 3.6g
  • Protein: 7.5g
  • Cholesterol: 41mg

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September 21, 2018

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129 Responses

  1. Great recipe! I used almond butter, doubled the chia seeds and added 1/2 cup of chopped frozen organic berries.

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  2. Can this be made without the eggs? All other ingredients, including the Enjoy Life Chocolate is vegan friendly 🙂

  3. This is amazing! What’s the best way to reheat in the morning? I just baked it this evening and want to serve it in the morning. Can I pop it into the oven for a few minutes to reheat or will it dry out? Thanks!

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  4. This was such a hit with my family. My kids love it and my husband as welll, plus it freezes really well. My kids were tired of eating eggs for breakfast every morning and they don’t normally eat oatmeal but they will eat this up!

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  5. I know you teach us Lexi to live Gluten Free and Dairy Free, but I also thought your eating plans were Paleo. I did not know we could have oatmeal on paleo. just asking.

  6. Just pulled these out of the oven and they smell AMAZING!! Thanks for creating another fantastic easy recipe. Just like the commented above, I had everything in my pantry. It’s the best!

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  7. Just put this in the oven to have for breakfast this week. It was so easy and I loved that I had everything ready to go in my kitchen since I haven’t been grocery shopping yet. Another hit!

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  8. Made these the other day for my hubs to have a grab and go breakfast. They were super easy to make and we loved them! I was even able to find Enjoy Lifes mini chips in my grocery store which was very exciting.

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  9. We love Enjoy Life products. They are so much more than chocolate chips. Your cupboard could be filled with enough snacks to suit any taste.

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  10. Ooh, I happen to have all of these ingredients (including Enjoy Life mini chips, which I may or may not eat straight from the bag). I’m so making these soon!

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