25 Things to Make with Oatmeal
Who said oatmeal is limited to breakfast? Go beyond your usual bowl of oatmeal with these oh-so-delicious recipes. From snacks to desserts, there are a number of ways to transform this reliable pantry staple.
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These hearty oatmeal pancakes with cinnamon and nutmeg hit all the breakfast cravings when paired with yogurt and strawberries.
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Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Dough
Use a little bit of this eggless cookie dough to boost your ice cream, milkshake, cinnamon toast-or make a cookie sandwich (smush some of the dough in between two vanilla wafers).
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This breakfast bake is easy on the calories and fat and as pretty as a picture. With its berries and oat-almond topping, it's almost like a tart, sweet fruit cobbler-great with a little Greek yogurt or milk on top.
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Oat Milk and Oatmeal Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches
We've raised the classic snack combination (cookies and milk) to a whole new level using humble oats. No-churn oat milk ice cream is sandwiched between two oatmeal cookies — no dunking needed!
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Tropical Oatmeal Smoothie
This tropical-inspired smoothie is packed with fiber (6 grams per serving), thanks to the fruit and the clever addition of rolled oats.
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Maple Oatmeal Scones
Ina's maple-kissed scones get a hearty boost from quick-cooking oats — they’re a perfect grab-and-go treat for everyone in the family. Make a batch over the weekend and have something to look forward to on Monday morning.
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Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Granola
Our tasters all agreed: This dessert granola tastes exactly like the cookie. Sprinkle it over vanilla or butter pecan ice cream.
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Oatmeal Cream Cheese Butterscotch Bars
Who knew this breakfast staple could be so sweet? Anne's indulgent bars pack all the good stuff: cinnamon, brown sugar, cream cheese and butterscotch chips.
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Ham, Egg and Cheese Oatmeal
Sure, oatmeal's great with cinnamon and sugar. For a twist, try this savory take: oatmeal paired with the classic combo of ham, eggs and cheese.
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Whip this up before you go to bed and your future self will thank you.
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Loaded Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
We use walnuts and raisins in these cookies, but feel free to try your own favorite mix of nuts and dried fruit, like pecans and cranberries or roasted peanuts and chopped apricots.
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Oatmeal Cookie Smoothie
This all-in-one milk-and-cookies smoothie makes a nice change of pace for a breakfast or afternoon snack. Kids can get in on the fun too — let them press the buttons on the blender or measure out the ingredients.
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Microwave Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal
This hearty breakfast dish is packed with cholesterol-lowering soluble fiber. Leaving the apple skin on contributes even more fiber. Most of the fat is a healthy monounsaturated fat from the nuts.
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Pack your oatmeal muffins with good-for-you ingredients like rolled oats and dried fruit for a grab-and-go breakfast that’ll also satisfy your sweet tooth.
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Oatmeal Pancakes with Maple-Glazed Roasted Apples
Bobby’s oatmeal pancake topper might be even better than maple syrup — he finishes this hearty breakfast with sugary roasted apples.
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Hot Chocolate Banana-Nut Oatmeal
This isn't just any old oatmeal. It's like having dessert for breakfast. This recipe has got toasty nuts, sweet banana, rich cocoa and just enough chocolate chips to give you both healthy and sweet fix at the same time.
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Transform your plain packets of instant oatmeal into a flavor-packed banana cream topped with a chocolate walnut bark.
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Strawberry Oatmeal Bars
Ree's crispy strawberry oatmeal bars work double duty as a great dessert or an afternoon snack.
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Alton’s overnight oatmeal recipe couldn't be easier: Combine the ingredients before you go to bed, and breakfast will be waiting for you in the morning.
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Trail Mix with Honey-Oatmeal Clusters
Food Network Magazine’s take on this classic handheld snack boasts homemade oatmeal clusters along with dried fruit, mixed nuts, sunflower seeds, raisins, shredded coconut and peanut butter and chocolate candies.
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Tropical Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies
Studded with sweet chunks of dried fruit, these easy-to-make cookies are cakey and soft. They crisp up a day or two after baking and the flavors of the spices and coconut permeate each bite.
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No-Cook Blueberry-Almond Oatmeal
Throw together this healthy oatmeal the night before and enjoy it the next morning. We love it cold, but if you prefer a little warmth, remove the lid and microwave the oatmeal until hot, about 1 minute.
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Cinnamon Oatmeal Pancakes with Honey Apple Compote
Oats have a tendency to get gummy in pancakes, but when they're blended with the whole wheat flour, they stay light in the batter while adding a nice nuttiness. Plus, the apple compote takes the place of syrup and is sweetened by unrefined natural sugars.
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Mari's Homemade Oatmeal Cookies
Chopped pecans and grated coconut add a toasty, nutty crunch to Trisha's top-rated oatmeal cookies.
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Healthy Oatmeal with Matcha Yogurt, Pistachios and Apples
The protein-rich yogurt and antioxidant-packed matcha green tea in this healthy bowl of oatmeal will give you a boost of energy and keep you fueled for the day ahead.
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