Warm and hearty, this Peanut Butter Banana Bread Baked Oatmeal is filled with all the comforting flavors of banana bread and peanut butter! This nutritious baked oatmeal is perfect for making at the beginning of the week and reheating it for a convenient breakfast the rest of the week!
I’m sure it comes as no surprise to you that I like breakfast food. I like to start my day off with something that tastes good.
Bland oatmeal, boring smoothies, and same old cereals just don’t do it for me! I need a delicious breakfast.
But, I also need a breakfast that either doesn’t take long to make or that can be made the night before and eaten the next day (yes, I’m kind of picky when it comes to breakfast!). One of my newfound favorites is peanut butter baked oatmeal.
It’s super versatile, filling, tastes good, and can be eaten the next day (Oh, and it’s nutritious!). All of my criteria met!
September is Better Breakfast Month and I’m keeping to the theme with this peanut butter banana bread baked oatmeal!
Since I like a filling breakfast, my baked oatmeals usually start with peanut butter.
It’s a good source of fiber, protein, good fats, and flavor. Peanut butter for breakfast is always a plus around here!
Add to the peanut butter some bananas, cinnamon, and nutmeg and you have peanut butter banana bread made nutritious for breakfast.
Throw in a few peanut butter chips for a bit of sweetness and you’ll discover that breakfast can be good for you and taste good!
It also doesn’t take long to whip together and it’s great for reheating individual servings as you all rush out the door at different times in the morning!
- ½ C creamy peanut butter
- 2-4 tbsp honey or maple syrup (If your bananas aren't very ripe, you will want to add more sweetener)
- 1 C mashed ripe bananas
- 2 eggs
- 1½ C your choice of milk
- 2½ C quick oats
- 2 tsp cinnamon
- 1½ tsp baking powder
- ½ tsp salt
- ¼ tsp nutmeg
- ¼ C peanut butter chips
- ⅓ C maple syrup
- 2 tbsp creamy peanut butter
- Preheat oven to 350. Lightly spray an 8x8 inch baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.
- In a medium bowl, whisk together peanut butter, honey, bananas, and eggs, Carefully whisk in milk.
- In a large bowl, whisk together oats, cinnamon, baking powder, salt, and nutmeg. Stir in wet ingredients. Stir in peanut butter chips.
- Pour batter into prepared baking dish. Bake for 20-30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in the center comes out mostly clean. (If you prefer a drier oatmeal bake, you will want to bake it longer.)
- Remove to a wire rack to cool for 10 minutes.
- While oatmeal bake is cooling, prepare peanut butter maple syrup by whisking together peanut butter and syrup until combined.
- Cut oatmeal bake into pieces and drizzle syrup over the top.
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