Apple Cinnamon Pecan Baked Oatmeal

Yield: 6
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
55 mins
Apple Cinnamon Pecan Baked Oatmeal is the best way to start the day! 
A large casserole dish filled with apple cinnamon baked oatmeal


  • 2 1/2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 cup pecans, divided
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/3 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted plus more for greasing the dish
  • 2-3 large sweet-tart apples (Honeycrisp or Gala), peeled, cored and diced
  • sliced apples, for garnish


  1. Preheat the oven to 325°F. Grease a 9-inch baking dish with butter; set aside.

  2. In a medium bowl, combine the oats, ½ cup pecans, baking powder, 2 teaspoons cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt. Mix well.

  3. In another bowl, break up the eggs with a whisk; then whisk in the milk, maple syrup, and vanilla until well combined.

  4. Add the milk mixture to the oat mixture, along with the melted butter. Stir well to combine.

  5. Combine the diced apples and remaining pecans in a bowl. Toss with the remaining cinnamon, then scatter the apples evenly on the bottom of the prepared baking dish.

  6. Pour the oatmeal mixture over top and spread evenly. Garnish top with thinly sliced apples if desired. Bake for 40-45 minutes, until the top is golden and the oats are set. Serve warm or at room temperature.


  • Freezer-Friendly Instructions: This dish can be frozen after baking, tightly covered, for up to 3 months. When you’re ready to serve it, defrost in the refrigerator for 24 hours then reheat it, covered with foil, in a 325°F oven until hot.

Nutrition Information

Calories: 440, Fat: 23g, Saturated Fat: 5.2g, Cholesterol: 79mg, Sodium: 340mg, Potassium: 209.4mg, Carbohydrates: 48g, Fiber: 7.2g, Sugar: 20.3g, Protein: 12.6g, Vitamin A: 455%, Vitamin C: 5.2%, Calcium: 228%, Iron: 3%

*Nutritional information is an estimate. Please consult a doctor or nutritionist for the most accurate nutritional info.

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baked apple oatmeal, baked oatmeal with apples
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