Whenever the weather starts getting chillier, my desire to bake some warm, delicious goodness comes in full effect! This Cranberry Banana Oatmeal Bake will leave your kitchen smelling like Christmas morning. If there are any leftovers, add a little dollop of cool whip free and it transforms this breakfast bake into a tasty little after meal delight!

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Cranberry Banana Oatmeal Bake

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 45 minutes

Yield: 6 servings

Serving size: 3/4 cup

Ingredients

  • 2 medium ripe bananas
  • 1½ cup dried craisins
  • 1 cup uncooked quick oats
  • ¼ cup walnuts, chopped
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ⅛ tsp salt
  • 1 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp Stevia (or your favorite sweetener)
  • 1 cup skim milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Spray 9X9 pan with cooking spray.
  2. Spread the banana slices on the bottom of the dish and top with ¾ cup craisins, ¼ tsp of cinnamon and ½ Tbsp of the sweetener of choice.
  3. Cover with foil and bake until the bananas are soft, about 15 minutes.
  4. While that is baking, mix together the oats,⅛ cup of the nuts, baking powder, remaining cinnamon (¾ tsp), salt, brown sugar, and remaining sweetener (1½ Tbsp) in a large bowl. In another bowl whisk the milk, egg and vanilla extract.
  5. Once the bananas are soft, remove the foil and pour the oat mixture over top.
  6. Pour the milk mixture over top of the oats, making sure to evenly distribute it.
  7. Top with remaining craisins (¾ cup) and walnuts (⅛ cup) and bake for 30 minutes or until golden brown.
  8. Serve warm and enjoy!

Nutrition Information

Per Serving: (3/4 cup)

Calories: 251

Fat: 5g

Carbohydrates: 48g

Fiber: 5g

Protein: 5g

Sugars: 32g

Sodium: 138 mg

Vitamin A: 4 %

Vitamin C: 7 %

Calcium: 5 %

Iron: 6 %

WWP+: 7 points

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