Baked Cranberry Christmas Oatmeal

Looking for a delicious and healthy way to start your Christmas morning?

Look no further because I have the perfect recipe for you!

This holiday version of baked oatmeal is packed with healthy ingredients and warm spices to keep you full and satisfied throughout the holiday season.

I love using cranberries in this recipe. They add a nice tang balanced by the dates’ sweetness and lemon cream.

It also makes for a tasty and satisfying breakfast with a combination of nuts, oats, and spices.

And let me tell you: There’s nothing quite like enjoying a warm and cozy bowl of this oatmeal while sitting in front of the fire with your loved ones on a chilly winter morning.

A great alternative to traditional holiday breakfast foods, it’s the perfect way to start the day.

Whether you’re a fan of baked oatmeal or trying it for the first time, I urge you to try this recipe.

It’s easy to make. And it’s sure to become a holiday tradition in your household.

Trust me, you won’t regret it!

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Baked Cranberry Christmas Oatmeal

Course Snack
Servings 10 portions
Calories 292kcal


Cranberry layer

  • 200 g dates pitted
  • 50 ml apple juice
  • Zest from 1 organic lemon
  • ½ tsp ground vanilla
  • 250 g fresh cranberries

Dry  ingredients

  • 65 g hazelnuts
  • 75 g walnuts
  • 75 g pumpkin seeds
  • 200 g rolled oats Use gluten-free oats if you wish to avoid gluten.
  • 1 spsk cinnamon
  • 1 tsk cardamom
  • ½ tsp ground vanilla
  • 1 tsp baking soda

Wet  ingredients

  • 1.5 tbsp honey syrup (depends on how sweet you prefer it)
  • 1 egg
  • 200 ml soy milk (or any milk after your choice)


  • Preheat oven to 350 °F/175 °C. Grease a baking pan with butter or oil, approximately 8 x 10 inch (20 x 25 cm) of size.
  • In a blender mix dates, apple juice and vanilla, and blend into a smooth and creamy texture. Transfer to a bowl and add lemon zest and cranberries and mix well together. Spread cranberry mix into an even layer in the baking pan.Then mix all of the dry ingredients and drizzle it in a even layer on top of the cranberries.
  • At last mix all of wet ingredients. Pour it over the oats so everything is evenly soaked. You can use a fork to press firmly to help soak all oats.
  • Bake in oven for approx. 30 min until golden and crisp.


Serve straight away with cold milk or a dollop of yoghurt. Also, it will be perfect to eat for the next couple of days! If you wish to heat it a bit before eating it, just drizzle with a little water to avoid it getting to dry.


Calories: 292kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 0.01g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 128mg | Potassium: 384mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 109IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 69mg | Iron: 2mg