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Slice of chocolate baked oatmeal in a bowl drizzled with peanut butter.
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Chocolate Baked Oatmeal

This chocolate baked oatmeal with peanut butter feels decadent, but it's loaded with healthy ingredients and so easy to whip up!
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time45 minutes
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate baked oatmeal
Servings: 6

Ingredients

  • 2 cups old fashioned rolled oats
  • 2 cups milk I use unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup plus more for serving
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • Scant 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 Tablespoon ground flaxseed*
  • 1 ripe banana mashed (about ½ cup)
  • 1 Tablespoon melted coconut oil
  • 2 Tablespoons peanut butter + more for drizzling
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup chopped chocolate or chocolate chips*
  • cooking spray

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  • Spray an 8x8 square baking dish with cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl, mix together the oats, almond milk, cocoa powder, maple syrup, baking powder, sea salt, flaxseed, mashed banana, coconut oil, peanut butter and vanilla. Stir together, then add 1/8 cup of the chopped chocolate. 
  • Carefully pour oatmeal mixture into the prepared baking dish.
  • Scatter remaining chocolate on top.
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until the oatmeal has set. Remove from the oven and let cool for a few minutes. Portion and serve with a drizzle of peanut butter on top.
  • For storage: store in the refrigerator in an airtight container for 4-6 days.
  • To reheat: To reheat the whole baked oatmeal, cover with foil and reheat in a 350°F oven for about 20 minutes. For individual portions, set toaster oven to 350°F and bake for 5-10 minutes or reheat in the microwave for 1 minute.

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Notes

  • If you need this recipe to be gluten-free be sure to purchase certified gluten-free oats.
  • For a vegan version, be sure to purchase dairy-free/vegan chocolate.
  • If you don't have flaxseed on hand, you can add an egg instead or omit.

Nutrition

Serving: 1/6 of recipe | Calories: 313kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 330mg | Potassium: 337mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 17g