Serving Size : 9
Pecan & Berry Baked Oatmeal with Cranberry-Apple Compote
1 ¾ cups whole milk
½ cup maple syrup
¼ cup unsalted butter -- melted
¼ cup unsweetened applesauce
-- or mashed bananas
cups old-fashioned rolled oats
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon vanilla
cups berries -- frozen or fresh, do not thaw
½ cup chopped pecans -- or walnuts, optional
ounces cranberries -- fresh or frozen, do not thaw
1 cup sugar
1 cup apple cider -- can use hard cider, if desired
2 cinnamon sticks
12 whole cloves
1 lemon -- zest
orange -- zest and juice
2 Granny Smith apples -- peeled, cored and chopped
Adjust the oven rack to
the lower third position and preheat to 350. Spray a 9 x 9 or 11 x 7 glass baking pan with nonstick spray.
Stir everything except nuts together in a large bowl. Pour into prepared pan and top with nuts (or they can be stirred
Bake for 35-40 minutes or until the center is almost set which will yield a softer
oatmeal. For a drier, firmer oatmeal bake until center is completely set; about 10 minutes more.
make the compote in a medium saucepan; combine cranberries, sugar, cider, zests, and juices. Bring to a gentle boil, then
reduce to simmer and cook for 5 minutes.
Add apples and cook 5 to 10 minutes more, or until the
apples are tender but not falling apart. Allow sauce to cool and serve chilled.
Serve the oatmeal topped
Per Serving (excluding unknown items): 473 Calories; 16g Fat (28.9% calories
from fat); 9g Protein; 80g Carbohydrate; 11g Dietary Fiber; 67mg Cholesterol; 121mg Sodium. Exchanges: 2 Grain(Starch);
0 Lean Meat; 1 Fruit; 0 Non-Fat Milk; 3 Fat; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrates.
*Double this recipe for a 9 x 13 and add at least
10 minutes to the baking time.
can bake this til almost set, cool completely and store in the fridge for up to one week. Can be reheated in a 300 degree
oven for 25 minutes till warmed back thru or microwave individual portions for an easy breakfast
*Eggs can be replaced with an extra 1/3 cup applesauce and butter replaced
with melted coconut oil for vegan option.
sugar may be substituted for maple syrup.
may substitute 1 - 1 1/2 cups chocolate chips or dried cranberries or raisins or diced peaches etc. for the berries.
*You can skip the compote and just serve the oatmeal with warmed cream.