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Healthy Flapjacks with Seeds on a Wooden Board

17 bakes using oats

Published: April 23, 2021 at 2:00 pm
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Turn this breakfast staple into brilliant bakes with our recipes, from spiced cookies and oatmeal pies to the ultimate flapjacks

Want to make oat cookies? Looking for the best flapjack recipe? Try our easy bakes that make use of oats. We have plenty of overnight oats recipes and more superfood recipes to try.

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Baking recipes using oats

Pear and blackberry crumble bars

Bake a batch of these healthy pear and blackberry bars and you’ve got a delicious and convenient breakfast on the go.

A marble chopping board topped with slices of oaty bars

Date flapjacks

Turn a handful of storecupboard ingredients into a batch of oaty date flapjacks. They’re mixed with seeds and have a peanut butter drizzle to finish.

A slate board topped with slices of golden oat flapjacks, drizzled with peanut butter

Porridge oat cookies

Transform your leftover porridge into these moreish oaty cookies, ideal for a breakfast on the go.

Oaty cookies with rasins on a cooling rack with a green background

Granola bars

Get rolled oats involved in these bars. Handy snacks, they provide slow-release energy so are great for taking on long walks or before exercise. You can swap the dried cherries for dried apricots, raisins, sultanas or dates.

Granola bars

Parkin

Made with oats, treacle and warming mixed spice, this ginger-spiked parkin is just the ticket for a comforting autumnal bake.

Ginger parkin on baking paper, two cups of coffee, a white plate and kitchen knife

Oat cookies

These breakfast cookies are easy to make and full of wholesome ingredients including jumbo rolled oats – ideal for breakfast or a mid-morning snack.

Healthy Breakfast Cookies Recipe

Cheese and Marmite flapjacks

A great way to pack in the oats without adding tons of sugar – cheese and Marmite together is an umami bomb.

Cheese Flapjacks Recipe with Marmite

Spiced chocolate oatmeal pie

Check out Edd Kimber's seriously impressive spiced chocolate oatmeal pie. This recipe is a great alternative to pecan pie and a real indulgent crowd pleaser.

Spiced chocolate oatmeal pie recipe

Oat muffins with apricots, blueberries and almonds

Banana and yogurt keep these muffins moist, while the oats help make them filling. No added sugar means you’re getting the day off to a good start, too. Try more healthy breakfast ideas here.

Apricot, blueberry and almond breakfast muffins

Caramel apple crumble

A quick and easy pud to feed the whole family. What better way to put those oats to work, not to mention that dusty tin of caramel from the back of the cupboard?

Caramel Apple Crumble Recipe

No-bake oat bars

Quick to make and easy to eat on the go, these oaty breakfast bars use dates and nut butter to hold together. Experiment with different seeds and nuts in your next batch, and use agave for a vegan version.

Pile of no-bake breakfast bars

Hot cross bun oat cookies

Bake a batch of these oaty spiced cookies for an Easter treat that the whole family will love.

Hot Cross Bun Cookies Recipes

Granary bread

Homemade bread is the best. This loaf is filled with sunflower and pumpkin seeds and wholesome oats. A slice of healthy bread heaven. Try more homemade bread recipes here.

Granary bread

Raspberry and lemon flapjacks

Flapjacks make the best after-school or mid-afternoon treat. With a delicious layer of raspberries, these oat bars are sure to be a hit with friends and family.

Raspberry and lemon flapjacks

Banana breakfast muffins

These oaty breakfast muffins are so delicious that they feel like a treat, but they're each under 200 calories. Make a batch now and you'll have breakfast all week.

Breakfast Banana Muffins Recipe

Spiced rhubarb crumble

A classic crumble is perfect for making use of seasonal fruit as well as oats. This fruity crumble is filled with sweet, tangy rhubarb and warming spices.

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Spiced Rhubarb Crumble recipe

Chunky chocolate chip cookies

Try our cookies with chunks of dark chocolate and walnut. Porridge oats give the cookie a soft and chewy texture that everyone will love.

Chunky chocolate chip cookies

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