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a square of chunky monkey baked oatmeal on a white plate surrounded by a small bowl of chocolate chips

Chunky Monkey Baked Oatmeal

  • Author: purelykaylie
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 35 minutes
  • Total Time: 55 minutes
  • Yield: 9 slices 1x
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan


This chunky monkey baked oatmeal recipe is healthy, vegan, gluten-free, and so delicious! It’s made with pantry staples like oats, banana, peanut butter, walnuts, and chocolate chips. These baked oats are so moist and fluffy – they taste like dessert for breakfast. The whole family will love this easy meal prep idea for the week ahead. It’s especially great for kids! #oatmeal #oats #banana #healthybreakfast #breakfastideas #veganbreakfast #glutenfreerecipes #veganrecipe #coconut #mealprep 


Units Scale

Baked Oatmeal:

  • 1.5 cup mashed banana
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 1/3 cup nut butter (peanut or almond)
  • 1/4 cup shredded coconut
  • 1/4 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup crushed walnuts
  • 2 flax eggs (2 tbsp ground flaxseed + 6 tbsp water)
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3 cups rolled oats
  • 2 tsp baking powder

Optional toppings:

  • 2 tbsp chocolate chips
  • 2 tbsp coconut flakes
  • 2 tbsp crushed walnuts


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Create the flax eggs by combining 2 tbsp ground flaxseed + 6 tbsp water. Stir together and set aside to thicken for 15 minutes.
  3. Add mashed banana, almond milk, nut butter, shredded coconut, chocolate chips, walnuts, flax eggs, maple syrup, vanilla extract, and salt to a large bowl. Whisk to combine the ingredients.
  4. Add rolled oats and baking powder to the bowl. Mix together until evenly incorporated.
  5. Lightly grease a square baking dish with coconut oil (or nonstick spray). Pour the oatmeal batter into the dish. Top with chocolate chips, crushed walnuts, coconut flakes, or any other ingredients.
  6. Bake the oatmeal for 35 minutes. Remove oatmeal from the oven and allow it to cool before slicing.


  • Store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator.


  • Serving Size: 1 slice
  • Calories: 290
  • Sugar: 15g
  • Fat: 13g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.5g
  • Carbohydrates: 40g
  • Fiber: 6g
  • Protein: 8g

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