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Baked Cranberry and Pecan OatmealBaked Cranberry and Pecan Oatmeal

Jami Nolen, Nutrition Program Associate

April 17, 2011


This is an easy and healthy oatmeal recipe that is perfect for breakfast or brunch.



Makes 5 servings



  • 2 cups old fashioned oats, uncooked
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup cranberries
  • 1 tablespoon chopped pecans
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cups fat-free milk
  • 1/2 cup applesauce
  • 2 tablespoons Smart Balance Light, melted
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • Cooking spray



  1. Preheat oven to 375.
  2. Combine the first 5 ingredients in a medium bowl.
  3. Combine the milk, applesauce, Smart Balance Light, and egg. Add milk mixture to oat mixture; stir well.
  4. Pour oat mixture into an 8-inch square baking dish coated with cooking spray. Bake at 375 for 20 minutes. Serve warm.


Nutrition Information (per serving)

Calories: 281
Calories from fat: 24%
Fat: 7.6 g
Saturated fat: 2.8 g
Monounsaturated fat: 1.5 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.9 g
Protein: 7 g
Carbohydrate: 48.8 g
Fiber: 3.4 g
Cholesterol: 47 mg
Iron: 0.8 mg
Sodium: 171 mg
Calcium: 148 mg


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