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Cranberry Orange Baked Oatmeal

This cranberry orange baked oatmeal is naturally sweetened with maple syrup, packed with tons of orange flavor and studded with juicy cranberries. It's fancy enough to serve for a holiday brunch but easy and healthy enough to make for your weekly meal prep. Gluten-free + vegan-friendly!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Breakast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cranberry orange baked oatmeal
Servings: 6
Calories: 161kcal


  • 2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 cups unsweetened vanilla almond milk or any non-dairy milk
  • ¼ cup orange juice
  • Zest from 1 orange about 1 Tablespoon
  • cup maple syrup
  • 2 Tablespoons plain Greek yogurt or dairy-free yogurt if needed
  • 1 Tablespoon ground flaxseed or 1 egg
  • 1 Tablespoon melted coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¾ cup fresh or frozen cranberries plus more for topping if desired

Orange Yogurt Glaze

  • 3 Tablespoons Greek yogurt or dairy-free yogurt if needed
  • ½ Tablespoon maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoons fresh orange juice plus more to thin as needed
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract


  • Preheat the oven to 375°F and spray an 8×8 inch square baking dish with cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl, mix together the oats, baking powder, cinnamon, ginger and salt.
    A mixing bowl containing oats, baking powder, cinnamon, ginger and salt.
  • Add in the milk, orange juice, orange zest, maple syrup, yogurt, flaxseed, coconut oil and vanilla. Stir well to combine. Gently fold in cranberries.
    A mixing bowl containing cranberry orange oatmeal mixture. Whole cranberries have been added to the bowl. A spatula is ready to mix the ingredients together.
  • Carefully pour oatmeal mixture into the prepared baking dish. Bake for 50-60 minutes or until the middle of the bake is set and the top is golden. Remove from the oven and let cool for about 10 minutes while you make glaze.
    A baking dish with cranberry orange oatmeal mixture, topped with whole cranberries.
  • Make the glaze by combining Greek yogurt, maple syrup, orange juice, orange zest and vanilla in a small bowl. Add more orange juice if needed to thin. You want to be able to drizzle the glaze over the baked oatmeal.
    A mixing bowl containing a maple orange glaze.
  • Drizzle glaze over baked oatmeal, cut into 6 slices and serve.
  • Store in the refrigerator in an airtight container for up to 5 days. To reheat the whole baked oatmeal, cover with foil and reheat in a 350°F oven for about 20 minutes. For individual portions, set oven (or toaster oven) to 350°F and bake for 5-10 minutes or reheat in the microwave for 1 minute.



Serving: 1slice | Calories: 161kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 344mg | Potassium: 146mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 14g