Apricot Nut Baked Oatmeal Recipe

Oats are among the healthiest grains on earth. This gluten-free whole grain is a great source of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and fiber. Old-fashioned oats have a nutty flavor and are chewier than quick oats that have been flaked to cook quicker. When combined with some nuts and dried fruit, you can enjoy this healthy and easy baked breakfast with the whole family.

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Apricot Nut Baked Oatmeal Recipe

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Breakfast
Servings: 6 2 squares


  • 1 1/2 cups Old Fashioned Rolled Oats
  • 1 1/2 cups Unsweetened Almond Milk
  • 1/2 cup Unsweetened Applesauce
  • 1/4 cup Dried Apricots Chopped
  • 1/4 cup Raisins
  • 1/4 cup Walnuts Chopped or Pieces
  • 1/2 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp Salt



  • Preheat oven to 350Β°.


  • Put all ingredients in a large bowl and stir well. Transfer to an 8 by 8-inch baking dish that has been lightly coated with olive oil.
  • Pour oatmeal mixture into dish and bake 45-50 minutes or until slightly browned and crispy on top.


Prepare this dish up to two days in advance. Store in the refrigerator. Bake uncovered in the oven when you are ready to eat.
  • Spread almond butter or Date Honey on each serving.
  • Top with Cinnamon Baked Apples.
  • Double this recipe and bake in a 9 by 13-inch casserole dish.
  • Substitute dates for raisins.
  • Substitute pecans for walnuts.


Check out this video for everything you need to know about oats. Learn about the four different types of oats and how to properly prepare them for your next meal.

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Crystal Ayres is the founder of Eat Fresh Living and Head Chef of her household. She enjoys eating natural peanut butter with a spoon, eating many fresh greens like a rabbit, and sharing her enthusiasm for food with others.


  1. I love how oatmeal mixture will be baked till browned and crispy on top. The crispy part has always excite me the moment I open the oven. Glad that dried apricot is added as it is one of my favorite dried fruits.

  2. I always eat oats in the morning. I love its benefits and the way it makes me feel full but with less calories. I’ll add your recipe to my morning meals. Thanks for sharing it! πŸ™‚

  3. This reminds me of my gluten intolerant colleagues. It’s been a long time now since I last baked with an oatmeal recipe. I’ll definitely try this out on the weekend, thanks! πŸ˜‰

  4. Yeah…I heard this from a lifestyle editor that oats are one of the most healthy grains but it’s unfortunate to see that I’m yet to embrace them as such. Anyway, your recipe is great and it looks so crunchy and yummy!

  5. I am a huge fan of oatmeal baked recipes with bananas, dried fruits and variety of seeds. Thank you Crystal, for sharing one one more option to be added into my collection and reminding me that apricot is a great flavor to add.

  6. I can see this baked oatmeal being added to so many of our treats and breakfast. The girls will love it and my favorite part is that it’s so easy to make. Thanks for sharing the recipe.


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