12 May 2012

Chocolate Peanut Butter Baked Oatmeal

Want to simplify your Mother's Day and still offer something somewhat healthy for breakfast? Try this! You can mix it together on Saturday and have your husband toss it into the oven on Sunday morning!

Chocolate Peanut Butter Baked Oatmeal

1/3 C butter, melted
2 eggs
1/2 C brown sugar or honey
1 1/2 t baking powder
1 1/2 t vanilla extract
1/4 t salt
1/4 C cocoa powder
1/3 C peanut butter
1 1/4 C milk
3 C oats (steal cut or quick oats)

Melt your butter. Grease 2 quart baking dish. Add eggs to dish and beat well. Add brown sugar, baking powder, vanilla, and salt and whisk together. Add cocoa powder, peanut butter, and milk and whisk until peanut butter is mostly combined. Add oats and stir to combine continuing to combine peanut butter evenly.

Cover and refrigerate overnight.

Bake at 350 for 30-45 minutes or until center is set.

Serve warm with warm milk or cream poured over it.

Note: You can substitute milk of choice for milk if you prefer a dairy-free recipe. Almond milk works well!

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