Caramelized Pear Baked Oatmeal

Caramelized Pear Baked Oatmeal

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#FallFlavors is 1/2 way over already, can you believe it?! It’s a cool 50 degree day in Colorado right now and the smell of Fall is in the air. We had such a hot August that I completely welcome this cold spell we’re having the next few days! Even if temperatures will rise again as the week progresses, that’s ok. I’ll take the cooler weather while it lasts!

This Caramelized Pear Baked Oatmeal recipe is generously sponsored by Melissa’s Produce and Torani. All opinions are my own. 

Years ago, when I was little, my family visited a Mennonite farm. I don’t remember a lot about our time there. Except for being given a baby chicken that we named Buffalo Wings. Or should I say, my little brother named him that. I don’t know why, but we always named pets after food. We had a fish named Sushi too, at one point. Cruel, I know. But oh so funny! I also remember the breakfasts they cooked for us. It was a bed & breakfast and every morning we would wake up to the smell of freshly baked breads and muffins. And one morning, baked oatmeal! They even gave my mom the recipe, which I, of course, tweaked, to create this delicious gluten free version with the flavors of pear and caramel.  It’s a simple, yet hearty dish, perfect for those crisp, Fall mornings. It can be put together the night before and baked fresh in the morning. Or, bake the whole thing the night before and slice into squares to reheat. It’s just as good reheated (and I don’t say that about many recipes. I’m not a leftovers fan). 

Caramelized Pear Baked Oatmeal

Ingredients

  • 2 pears peeled and diced
  • 4 tbsp butter or coconut oil
  • 2 cups gluten free oats
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup gluten free flour mix I used Bob's Red Mill 1-to-1
  • 3/4 cup coconut sugar You can sub in brown sugar if desired
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 2 cup almond or coconut milk Regular milk can be used as well
  • 1 tsp Taylor & Colledge's vanilla paste
  • 1/2 cup Torani caramel sauce

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. Grease a 9 inch baking pan and set aside.

  3. Heat a large skillet to medium heat. Add caramel sauce, butter, and pears to pan and cook 10-12 minutes or until pears are soft. Set pan aside.

  4. In a large mixing bowl, combine oats, flour, sugar, nuts, baking powder, cinnamon, and ginger.

  5. Add eggs in, one at a time, and stir to combine.

  6. Pour in milk and vanilla. Whisk until well combined.

  7. Lastly, add in caramelized pears and fold in.

  8. Pour entire mixture into greased baking dish.

  9. Bake 50-60 minutes or until golden brown and center is set. Serve warm with additional caramel sauce.

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