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Fruity Baked Oatmeal

F is for Fruity Baked Oatmeal!

This year I'm participating in a bi weekly challenge with some blogging friends to post recipes using all of the letters in the alphabet.  It can feature a food that begins with the letter of the week or the recipe name can contain the week's letter.

There were so many great choices for the letter F but I ended up choosing Fruity Baked Oatmeal from Taste of Home. I raided the freezer and I had some dark sweet cherries as well as some wild Maine blueberries. I had Granny Smith apples which I peeled and grated, next time I'd just grate them with the peels on.

The recipe states 35 to 40 minutes baking time, testing it with a knife to see if it comes out clean. I baked mine on convection and it got to a lovely color before it tested clean so I covered the top with foil at about 25 minutes.  I think it turned out perfectly, it holds together on a fork and the top is crispy and golden brown. 

This is not a sponsored post but I want to share the delicious new product I won in a giveaway on Instagram, Martha's Vineyard Sea Salt.  I was sent a Traveler nine pack and right away the Blueberry Honey caught my eye.  The color is absolutely gorgeous. I used about 3/4 of teaspoon in the oatmeal and then gave the top a little bit of a sprinkle before serving.

This has been the weirdest winter here in New England where it's been warmer and less snowy than usual but the mornings can still be cold and this really hit the spot. I'm looking forward to trying it with other fruit combos like cranberry/orange/blueberry and banana/coconut/pineapple.

Thank you again to Wendy for hosting the 2024 Alphabet Challenge and to the other bloggers for sharing their recipes this week! Check them out using the links down below!


Fruity Baked Oatmeal

Fruity Baked Oatmeal
Author: Jolene's Recipe Journal


  • 3 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 stick butter, melted
  • 3/4 cup peeled grated tart apple
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh or frozen dark sweet cherries
  • 1/3 cup fresh or frozen blueberries


  1. Heat oven to 350ยบ.
  2. Combine eggs, milk and butter; add to the dry ingredients. Stir in apple, cherries and blueberries.
  3. Pour into an 8-in. square baking dish coated with cooking spray. Bake, uncovered, until a knife inserted in center comes out clean, 35-40 minutes. Cut into squares.

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Best of both is like having dessert for breakfast...that salt sounds amazing.
Stacy Rushton said…
That looks and sounds like the perfect breakfast although my husband would probably have it for dessert with a little heavy cream poured over his piece. Cool flavored salt!
Mayuri's Jikoni said…
Now that is making me hungry.. love baked oatmeal and this one loaded with fruits is tempting. With a bit of Greek yogurt a filling and delicious breakfast.
Lisa said…
Oh my word! This looks so good!
This sounds lovely and I'm jealous of your freezer fruit. I used the last of our sour cherries to make preserves for Christmas. I need to remember to STOCK UP BIG this summer. I think a sour cherry version of this would be fabulous!

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