Healthy Oatmeal Breakfast Squares

  • prep time10 min
  • total time 30 min
  • serves 9

These filling, peanut-free breakfast squares can also double as a snack for school.

Courtesy of Angie Wright,, Fort St. John, B.C.

51 Ratings
Directions for: Healthy Oatmeal Breakfast Squares


1 cup (250 mL) milk

1 large overripe banana, mashed

¼ cup (50 mL) packed brown sugar

3 Tbsp (45 mL) unsweetened applesauce

1 egg

½ tsp (2 mL) vanilla

1 ½ cups (375 mL) old-fashioned rolled oats

½ cup (125 mL) oat flour

½ tsp cinnamon

½ tsp (2 mL) baking soda

¼ tsp (1 mL) salt


1. Preheat the oven to 350˚F (180ºC). Lightly coat an 8-inch (2L) square cake pan with non-stick spray.

2. In large bowl, mix together milk, banana, brown sugar, applesauce, egg and vanilla.

3. Add rolled oats, oat flour, cinnamon, baking soda and salt to banana mixture. Stir to combine. Scrape batter into prepared pan.

4. Bake for 20 minutes. Let cool in pan 10 to 15 minutes before cutting into squares.

See more: Breakfast, Eggs/Dairy, Kid-Friendly, Quick and Easy, Great Canadian Cookbook

More Recipes You'll Love