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Slice of Pumpkin Baked Oatmeal on a white plate with banana slices and mini chocolate chips on top and maple syrup being poured on it.

Pumpkin Baked Oatmeal with Chocolate Chips

Pumpkin Baked Oatmeal is a wholesome, warm, comforting breakfast for any day of the week. Kids love the sweetness and chocolate chips; parents love the sneaky pumpkin and other healthy ingredients. 

Yield: 10 servings (One 9x13-inch casserole or two 8x8-inch casseroles) 1x
Prep: 10 minutesCook: 45 minutesTotal: 55 minutes


  • 2 cups milk
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1/4 cup avocado oil or melted coconut oil or butter
  • 1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin puree
  • 2 over-ripe bananas
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 6 cups old fashioned rolled oats (sub: quick oats)
  • 1/2 cup ground flaxseed
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2/3 cup mini chocolate chips

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Make It Now:

  1. Preheat oven to 350° F. Spray one 9×13-inch casserole dish or two 8×8-inch dishes (like what is pictured in this blog post) with cooking spray.
  2. In a blender, blend the milk, eggs, vanilla, oil, pumpkin, bananas, sugar, and salt. 
  3. In a large bowl, stir together the oats, flaxseed, baking powder, and cinnamon. Pour the wet ingredients in to the dry ingredients and stir until well combined. Finally stir in the chocolate chips. Pour batter into greased casserole dish.
  4. Bake for about 40-45 minutes for 9×13-inch dish (or 35-40 minutes for 8×8-inch dish), until the edges are set but middle is still a little soft to the touch. 
  5. Let cool for about 5 minutes (it will continue to carry-over cook). Serve warm with a little milk on top.

Freeze For Later: Follow Steps 2 and 3. Wrap the dish with a few layers of plastic wrap and either a layer of foil or snap on a lid. Freeze.

Prepare From Frozen: Thaw completely. Cook according to instructions.


  • Try using Butternut Squash puree instead of the pumpkin. 
  • Throw a little baby spinach into the blender along with the wet ingredients for more sneaky nutrition.
  • I wrote this recipe to be big. It’s a great meal for a crowd or for a hungry family. (All three of my kids will eat all of this within two days time.)
© Author: Rachel Tiemeyer
Cuisine: American Method: Baking