Tuesday, April 21, 2020

PECAN PIE BAKED OATMEAL



PECAN PIE BAKED OATMEAL



This pecan oven oatmeal is made with pecans, maple syrup and cinnamon and is great as a breakfast or healthy dessert.


INGREDIENTS

for oatmeal:
1 tsp vanilla
  • Pinch sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 1 tbsp melted butter or coconut oil
  • 1 tbsp ground flaxseed (optional)
  • 1 1/2 cups milk of choice

for topping:
  • 6 tbsp pure maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp butter or coconut oil
  • 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. Enjoy your breakfast!