Hearty Recipes Made with Oats

a.k.a. Rolled Oats and/or Oatmeal

Here are several hearty recipes made with oatmeal. Oatmeal, also known as oats or rolled oats, has long had the claim as a Super Food.

  • 01 of 08
    Oatmeal walnut cookies
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    These Oatmeal Walnut Cookies have a wonderfully chewy texture and a want-at-least-one-more taste.

  • 02 of 08

    Baked Oatmeal

    baked oatmeal
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    There are a couple of reasons my family and I just love this recipe. First of all, it's the perfect company dish. Guests are always amazed when I serve them this recipe for Baked Oatmeal on a cold morning. Secondly, this is a recipe with some versatility. You get to choose which fruit or fruit combination goes in this dish. You can see some of our favorites below.

  • 03 of 08
    No bake oatmeal cookies
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    I knew I wanted to make No-Bake Oatmeal Cocoa Cookies for my daughter's church group. Since these were for kids, I didn't want a recipe with nuts or peanut butter in it. This was the perfect recipe.

  • 04 of 08
    Oatmeal bread
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    Oatmeal Bread, a heavy bread, is outstanding when it's either served warm from the oven or toasted with peanut butter on it. This is one of the breads my dad used to make for me.

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  • 05 of 08
    Oatmeal bars
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    Although, you can make these Oatmeal Cookies into regular drop cookies, I prefer making them into bar cookies. They are better than any store-bought breakfast bar.

  • 06 of 08
    Apple crumble
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    This is one of the simplest desserts you can make. This Apple Crisp is made with layered apples topped with an oatmeal/spice and butter mixture.

  • 07 of 08
    Cracker jack cookies
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    You won't believe it until you taste them. These Cracker Jack Cookies taste just like the candied popcorn Cracker Jacks. Thanks to Needlepoint 142 for telling me about these great tasting cookies.

  • 08 of 08
    English flapjacks
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    I always thought that flapjacks were pancakes. Not in England they're not. These English Flapjacks are kind of a bar cookie that is made with three kinds of oats.