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Want to try a twist on your regular breakfast oatmeal? Try it baked.

This tasty baked berry oatmeal jazzes up traditional oats with berries and a few other surprise ingredients. The end result is a hearty breakfast dish that will leave you feeling happy and full.

Serves 6.


  • 2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats 
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder 
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon 
  • ¼ teaspoon salt 
  • 2 eggs 
  • ½ cup packed brown sugar (can use a brown sugar substitute for a lower-sugar option) 
  • 1½ teaspoons vanilla 
  • 2 cups 1% or nonfat milk 
  • 4 teaspoons margarine or butter, melted 
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen berries 
  • ¼ cup chopped walnuts (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. 
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together oats, baking powder, cinnamon and salt. 
  3. In a separate bowl, beat the eggs until blended. Stir in brown sugar, vanilla, milk and melted butter. 
  4. Pour wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and stir until well combined. 
  5. Add the berries and stir lightly to spread them evenly. Pour mixture into a 2-quart baking dish. Sprinkle with chopped nuts if desired. 
  6. Bake for 20 to 30 minutes or until the top is golden brown. 

Nutrition per 1 cup serving: 280 calories, 7 g fat, 65 mg cholesterol, 270 mg sodium, 46 g carbohydrates, 26 g sugars, 9 g protein.


This recipe was republished from The Circle magazine, a monthly publication of Geisinger’s Silver Circle program. Subscribe now.

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