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cherry oatmeal in a skillet

Healthy baked cherry oatmeal

Healthy baked cherry oatmeal recipe with an addictive nutty topping! This amazing skillet oatmeal is easy to make for a crowd or for breakfast meal prep.

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword gluten free, vegan, vegetarian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 8 servings
Calories 305 kcal
Author Trish Bozeman


  • Coconut oil or butter for greasing pan
  • 4 cups fresh or frozen pitted cherries*
  • 1 1/2 cups rolled oats (gluten-free certified for gluten-free)
  • 3/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 eggs (sub chia or flax "egg" for vegan)
  • 1 1/2 cups unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup pure maple syrup
  • 3/4 cup unsalted hazelnuts
  • 3/4 cup unsalted walnuts


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a large oven safe skillet with coconut oil or butter. Spread the cherries evenly along the bottom of the skillet. Set aside
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the oats, cinnamon, baking powder, and salt. Stir until well combined.
  3. In a separate medium bowl, whisk the eggs. Add the almond milk, vanilla extract, and maple syrup. Stir until well combined.
  4. Add the egg mixture to the oats mixture and stir until well combined.
  5. Pour evenly over cherries in the skillet. Top evenly with the hazelnuts and walnuts.
  6. Bake 45 minutes, or until oatmeal is set.
  7. Let rest for about 5 minutes before serving. Cut into 8 pieces and serve.

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

*Any cherry variety will work, but I preferred tart, pie cherries.

Nutrition Facts
Healthy baked cherry oatmeal
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 305 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Fat 17g26%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Cholesterol 41mg14%
Sodium 225mg9%
Potassium 426mg12%
Carbohydrates 35g12%
Fiber 5g20%
Sugar 18g20%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 105IU2%
Vitamin C 5.7mg7%
Calcium 140mg14%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.