The Best Baked Oatmeal Cups 4 Ways for Awesome Muffins

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These baked oatmeal cups are an excellent make-ahead breakfast option. With four tasty varieties to choose from, you can make one flavor or make all four and freeze some for later.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes


Servings: 24 Muffins (each variety)

The ultimate ingredients Baked Oatmeal Cups:

For all muffin varieties, start with these core ingredients:

  • 4 cups old fashioned oats, gluten free certified if necessary
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 1/3 cup unsweetened almond milk (or any milk)
  • 1/4 cup coconut sugar or brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

For Blueberry Almond Muffins, add:

  • 1 tbsp additional brown sugar
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 1/2 c. sliced almonds

For Orange Cranberry Muffins, add:

  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 2 tsp orange zest
  • 2 tsp orange juice
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts

For Peanut Butter & Banana Muffins, add:

  • 2 large bananas, mashed
  • 1/2 cup smooth or crunchy peanut butter
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For Apple Cinnamon Muffins, add:

  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 cup diced granny smith apples

How to Prepare Baked Oatmeal Cups:

The Best Baked Oatmeal Cups 4 Ways for Awesome Muffins

For all muffin varieties, use these Directions:

  1. Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Add all ingredients to a large bowl and mix well until everything is combined.
  3. Spray a muffin tin with cooking spray and scoop oatmeal mixture in using a large ice cream scoop or a 1/4 measuring cup. Depending on the flavor, the mixture will be a little watery, so it’s important to mix well before each scoop to make sure you get an even combination of milk and oats.
  4. Bake oatmeal cups for 20 minutes, or until cooked through.
  5. Store oatmeal cups in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days and in the freezer for up to 3 months.

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