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Pear Baked Oatmeal

This pear baked oatmeal is made with warming spices and studded with fresh pears and walnuts for a cozy breakfast. It’s vegan, gluten-free and great for meal prep.
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time45 minutes
Total Time1 hour
Course: Breakast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: pear baked oatmeal
Servings: 6


  • 2 cups rolled old-fashioned oats
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger
  • pinch of nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 cups non-dairy milk I like using unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • ½ cup unsweetened applesauce
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • 1 Tablespoon ground flaxseed
  • 1 Tablespoon coconut oil melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup diced pears plus sliced pears for topping
  • ½ cup walnuts


  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Spray an 8×8 baking dish with non-stick spray.
  • In a large bowl, mix together rolled oats, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, baking powder, salt, almond milk, applesauce, maple syrup, flaxseed, coconut oil, vanilla, walnuts and diced pears.
    Ingredients for pear baked oatmeal all mixed together in a glass mixing bowl.
  • Pour mixture into prepared baking dish and top with sliced pears.
    Pear baked oatmeal mixture in a square baking dish topped with slices of pear.
  • Bake for about 40-50 minutes or until the center has set and a toothpick comes out clean. Allow baked oatmeal to cool just a bit before serving.
    Square baking dish with pear baked oatmeal. Topped with chopped walnuts.
  • Serve with a drizzle of almond butter, almond milk, or maple syrup.


  • Flaxseed: If you don't have flaxseed on hand and don't need this recipe to be vegan, you can use a regular egg instead. 
  • Oil: You can skip it or swap it with another oil, melted butter (or ghee) or even more applesauce.
  • Walnuts: You can swap for a different nut if you'd like or skip as well.


Serving: 1 slice | Calories: 264kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 342mg | Potassium: 269mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 14g