Chocolate Chip Baked Oatmeal Cups

Chocolate chip baked oatmeal cups are healthy with a hint of decadence thanks to the mini chocolate chips. If you love the thought of having chocolate for breakfast, these are for you!

Chocolate chip baked oatmeal cup.

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Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cups

Brittany Mullins
Chocolate chip baked oatmeal cups are healthy with a hint of decadence thanks to the mini chocolate chips. If you love the thought of having chocolate for breakfast, these are for you!
4.84 from 6 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 12
Calories 167 kcal


  • 3 cups rolled oats
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 1/2 cups milk I like using unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • 2 Tablespoons ground flaxseed
  • 2 mashed bananas about 1/2 cup
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 2 Tablespoons peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup mini chocolate chips divided (dairy-free, if needed)


  • Preheat oven to 350°F and line a 12-cup muffin tin with silicone liners. Paper liners work too. Spray liners with non-stick spray.
  • In a large bowl, mix rolled oats, cinnamon, baking powder and salt.
  • In another bowl, whisk together almond milk and flaxseed. Let sit for about 5 minutes before adding remaining wet ingredients: mashed banana, maple syrup, peanut butter and vanilla.
  • Pour wet ingredients into the large bowl with the dry ingredients. Gently stir to combine and fold in 1/8 cup of mini chocolate chips.
  • Scoop mixture evenly into muffin tin with liners and top each cup with remaining mini chocolate chips.
  • Bake 30-35 minutes or until the center of the cups has set and a toothpick comes out clean. Allow cups to cool before transferring to a storage container and placing them in the fridge or freezer.


  1. To reheat: remove cup from liner and wrap in a paper towel, microwave until warm throughout, about 30-60 seconds. Or reheat in the toaster oven by cutting the cup in half and heating on low (250-300°F) for 5-6 minutes or until the cup is warm throughout. You can thaw the frozen cups by transferring them from the freezer to the fridge the night before or cook the oat cups directly from frozen. Just wrap the frozen cup in a paper towel and heat in 30 seconds increments until warm throughout. It should only take 1-2 minutes.


Serving: 1cupCalories: 167kcalCarbohydrates: 28gProtein: 4gFat: 5gFiber: 4gSugar: 10g
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    1. Teddee90
      February 28, 2021 AT 1:04 am

      5 stars
      I have just made these. They are delicious and definitely a great option for healthy breakfast. 🙂

      1. Brittany Mullins
        February 28, 2021 AT 11:33 pm

        So glad you loved this recipe! Thanks for the review. I so appreciate it!

    2. Michelle
      February 16, 2021 AT 8:45 am

      5 stars
      Really good! I used vanilla soy milk because that’s all I had! Ran out of maple syrup so put a bit of brown sugar in. Looking to see how well these freeze and reheat. Thanks for those tips!

      1. Brittany Mullins
        February 16, 2021 AT 9:25 pm

        I’m glad you enjoyed these, Michelle! Thanks for the review. I so appreciate it!

    3. Andrea
      January 12, 2021 AT 5:19 pm

      5 stars
      Such a delicious quick little treat. My boyfriend is allergic to nuts so I had to make a few adjustments and they still turned out so good! Coconut milk instead of almond with 1/4 C less milk, no peanut butter (didn’t need a sub since amount was small- just backed off on some of the liquid) and an egg instead of flax since I’m not vegan. Definitely added extra choco chips. Out of the oven I put scoops of peanut butter on top of mine and highly recommend!

      1. Brittany Mullins
        January 13, 2021 AT 2:31 pm

        Oh yay!! So glad these oatmeal cups turned out with the subs you made. Thanks for the review and for sharing. It’s super helpful for other readers. 🙂

    4. Liz B.
      November 8, 2020 AT 5:37 am

      4 stars
      A not-too-sweet snack or (with a couple of cups) breakfast for oat-lovers. Very cute presentation, too. I added an extra Tablespoon of peanut butter and still didn’t feel I could taste it beyond the oats and banana, so I might try more next time and see what happens. I look forward to trying many different flavors using this base. Thanks for the inspiration!

      1. Brittany Mullins
        November 9, 2020 AT 12:05 am

        So glad these baked oatmeal cups have been a hit, Liz! I appreciate you coming back to leave a review. 🙂

    5. Irene
      August 10, 2020 AT 10:41 pm

      5 stars
      Ten out of ten recommend

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