i love oatmeal- it fills me up and warms me up. my husband on the other hand, does not. lame! so when i make it i have to make it for one- but when i make baked oatmeal, it's for like, 6. but no worries, unlike regular oatmeal, baked oatmeal can be eaten over the course of several days & still taste awesome! so this is why i make it with on worries that it won't get eaten.
2 1/4 c. quick cooking oats (or 2 3/4 c. old-fashioned oats)
2/3 c. firmly packed brown sugar
3/4 c. raisins or other dried fruit
1/2 c. chopped walnuts (optional)
1 tsp. cinnamon
2 shakes of nutmeg
2 shakes of allspice
1 tsp of pumpkin pie spice
1/2 tsp. salt
3 1/3 c. milk
4 egg whites, lightly beaten (or i use 3 whole eggs)
1 tsp. vegetable oil
1 tsp. vanilla extract
Milk, yogurt, sugar, and/or fruit (optional; for topping)
Preheat oven to 350° Spray an 8-inch glass baking dish with cooking spray.
In a large bowl, combine oats, sugar, raisins, walnuts, spices (cinn, nut, etc) and salt. Mix well. In a medium bowl, combine milk, egg whites (or eggs), oil and vanilla and mix well. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix until well blended.