You are going to love this Weight Watchers Banana Oatmeal Cups recipe for a delicious breakfast, a healthy dessert, or even an on-the-go snack. This low point baked oatmeal recipe is easy to make, filling, and will keep you satisfied for hours.
This baked oatmeal recipe has MyWW Green 4 points per serving, MyWW Blue 3 points per serving, MyWW Purple 1 point per serving.
Baked Oatmeal Recipe
What is baked oatmeal? Baked oatmeal is a sweet breakfast bake, muffin or casserole made with mainly oats (of all types), eggs, sugar, milk, and fruit.
Baked Oatmeal without Sugar
As a healthier alternative or because of dietary restrictions, baked oatmeal can be made without refined sugar. We used Swerve brown sugar in this recipe, but it can be replaced with regular brown sugar, white sugar, or even eliminated for a sugar-free version.
Baked Oatmeal without Butter or Oil
This baked oatmeal can be lighted even further by replacing the butter with additional applesauce in an equal amount to the butter. The end result won’t be quite as rich but will still bake and hold together well.
Our recipe does not include any oil.
Is Oatmeal And Banana Healthy?
You bet, baked oatmeal is a treat or breakfast you can feel great about eating.
Both oatmeal and bananas contain soluble and insoluble fiber, each of which helps you maintain proper bowel health. Soluble fiber also helps lower your cholesterol level, so increasing the amount in your breakfast by adding a banana to your oatmeal is a healthy choice. (Read more at HealthyEating.)
Can Baked Oatmeal Be Left Out Overnight?
While you can leave it out overnight. I suggest refrigerating oatmeal cups in an air tight container to prevent it from spoiling. This is a moist recipe so especially in humid climates, you risk it going bad or developing mold.
Baked oatmeal can be stored in the refridgerator for 5 days.
To freeze, cool cups completely. Wrap individually in saran wrap, and then place all cups into a zipper bag. This makes it easy to grab just one or two on busy mornings.
How Do You Reheat Baked Oats?
To reheat, remove oatmeal cups from saran wrap or cover, and wrap in a damp paper towel. Heat in microwave on high for 1 minute. Check that cup is hot throughout.
Oatmeal cups can also be baked in the oven at 325 degrees for 15 minutes to reheat.
If you like your oatmeal cups crispy, they can be reheated in the air fryer at 300 degrees for 10 minutes.
How Long Can You Store Baked Oatmeal?
Baked oatmeal contains dairy and eggs which means that it should be stored in the refrigerator. Cover the baked oatmeal cups with foil, plastic wrap, or store in an air tight container then place the oatmeal in the fridge until you’re ready to enjoy it. It will last around 5 days if stored properly.
Weight Watchers Vegetarian and Vegan Baked Oatmeal
To make this recipe WW vegetarian and vegan, replace the 1/4 cup butter with 1/4 cup additional applesauce and use a “flax egg” of 4 T ground flax meal and 3 T water in place of the 2 eggs.
Then follow recipe as written.
Weight Watchers Banana Recipes
If you love bananas (and isn’t it awesome that they are zero points on all 3 MyWW plans!), check out these recipes.
Weight Watchers Banana Oatmeal Cups Recipe
Not only is this baked oatmeal recipe yummy and a family favorite, it’s easy to make. This is a great healthy recipe for kids’ baking.
Weight Watchers Banana Oatmeal Cups
- 2.5 cups Old Fashion Oats
- 2 tsp baking powder
- .5 tsp baking soda
- .5 tsp salt
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 1/3 cup Swerve Brown Sugar or regular brown sugar (adjust points)
- 3 Banana extra ripe
- 2 eggs may substitute 4 T flax meal with 3 T water for a vegan option
- 3/4 cup Unsweetened Almond Breeze
- 1/4 cup butter or 1/4 cup additional applesauce (adjust points)
- 1/4 applesauce
- 2 tsp vanilla
- 12 pecans halves, optional
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare a muffin tin with cupcake liners if using.
- Mix together dry ingredients: oatmeal, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and brown sugar substitute.
- In a separate mixing bowl, beat together bananas and wet ingredients: eggs, milk, butter, and vanilla.
- Stir the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients. Allow the mixture to rest until the excess liquid has absorbed into the oatmeal.
- Equally divide the batter between 12 muffins. Top each muffin with a pecan halve if desired.
- Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until the oatmeal is completely set and browned on top.
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