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Oatmeal, Apple and Walnut Bake

Are you looking for a healthy breakfast you can prepare the night before? Try this make-ahead recipe that pairs oatmeal with apples and nuts and adds a touch of brown sugar and cinnamon flavor. Cut it in squares and serve with yogurt or drizzle with maple syrup.


Serves 8

Donna's Recipe: Oatmeal, Apple and Walnut Bake



  • 2 cups fat-free milk
  • 3/4 cup Egg Beaters or 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup applesauce
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup Splenda or sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups raw quick cooking oatmeal
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 large apple, peeled and finely chopped*
  • 1 cup flaked coconut, optional



  1. Spray a 9 x 13 inch baking pan with cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, combine milk, egg beaters, applesauce, brown sugar, Splenda, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking powder, salt, and vanilla. Beat well.
  3. Add oats, walnuts, apple, and coconut. Stir to mix.
  4. Spoon into pan. Cover and refrigerate over night or until ready to bake. Let stand at least an hour before baking.
  5. When ready to bake, preheat oven to 350 degrees. Bake for 45 - 55 minutes or until set.


Nutrition Facts


Calories: 346

Total Fat: 16 g

Saturated Fat: 6 g

Cholesterol: 1 mg

Sodium: 615 mg

Total Carbohydrate:  44g

Fiber: 3g

Sugar: 24 g

Protein: 10 g