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Baked Pumpkin Oatmeal with Thickened Cream

Does your family love oatmeal?  How about Pumpkin pie?  If you answered yes, then you have got to try this Baked Pumpkin Oatmeal Recipe.  This amazingly delicious baked oatmeal recipe tastes like a cross between pumpkin bread and pumpkin pie, but in an oatmeal version!


Baked Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal Recipe. Can be made the night before and is the perfect hot breakfast for guests! #pumpkin #recipe #oatmeal

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Baked Pumpkin Oatmeal with Thickened Cream:


My kids really do love oatmeal.  In fact, they love oatmeal so much that I have actually had to hide it from them this past summer.


When I make oatmeal for them in the mornings, I use generally use one packet of the fruit and cream variety and then add an additional quarter cup of plain quick cook oats from the big canister.


When they make oatmeal, (and lately, my son had been making it for his sister and himself before I even get up in the morning,) they use multiple packets of the flavored oatmeal at once plus way too much from the canister.   Spreading the dry oatmeal all around the floor, in the drawers and of course, the oatmeal would overflow all over my microwave!


Baked Pumpkin Oatmeal recipe


The mess part and wasting of the oatmeal I could actually handle, (even though it irritated me) but it was when my son started only using a tiny bit of water and microwaving the oatmeal til it was hard and crunchy (and impossible to clean) – that is when I took away the oatmeal.  (And yes, I had given him multiple lessons on how to make oatmeal…)


So for now, we only have oatmeal when Mom makes it!


Baked Pumpkin Oatmeal: This Baked Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal Recipe can be made the night before and is the perfect hot breakfast for guests! #pumpkin #recipe #oatmeal


I’ve made different types of overnight/baked oatmeal before, but I think the Pumpkin Baked Oatmeal is definitely my favorite. (You can see my apple pie slow cooker version here and Banana Bread version here.) I love pumpkin and it certainly doesn’t have to be fall to make this, but there’s just something about this time of year that makes me want to start cooking and baking with pumpkin and other traditionally fall ingredients.


You can put this pumpkin oatmeal recipe together a day ahead of time and store it in the fridge until you are ready to bake it.  I actually made this for dinner, so if you choose to do that to, you will need to put the ingredients together an hour or so before cooking to let the oats “rest” and absorb the liquid ingredients.


Baked Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal Recipe


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Baked Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal

Baked Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal with Thickened Cream

  • Author: Jamie Sanders
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes
  • Total Time: 55 minutes
  • Yield: 12 1x
  • Category: breakfast
  • Method: oven


This amazingly delicious baked Pumpkin Oatmeal Recipe tastes like a cross between pumpkin bread and pumpkin pie, but in an oatmeal version!



  • 6 cups quick cook oats (the kind that cooks in one minute)
  • 3/4 cup butter – melted
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 15 oz can pure pumpkin (not pumpkin pie filling)
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups milk
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • 3 tsp vanilla
  • 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • Whipping cream (optional)
  • extra white sugar (optional)



  1. Combine all ingredients together in a large bowl, stir until completely mixed.
  2. Pour oatmeal into a well greased 9×13 baking dish. Cover and refrigerate for one hour or overnight.
  3. Bake at 350° for 30 to 45 minutes, until the center reaches 160.

Thickened cream:

  1. Pour whipping cream into a bowl and beat with hand mixer on low until the cream starts to barely thicken, add a dash of extra sugar if you want the cream to be slightly sweetened.
  2. Pour over oatmeal.


  • Serving Size: 1/12 recipe
  • Calories: 375

Keywords: oatmeal