Posted in How Sweet Eats
July 25, 2022

Peaches and Cream Baked Oatmeal Cups.

We love these baked peaches and cream oatmeal cups! They taste as good as the instant oatmeal I loved as a kid. Make these ahead of time meal prep – they are wonderful for breakfast or a snack!

I could write a love letter to peaches and cream oatmeal.

These peaches and cream oatmeal cups are a delish, portable way to enjoy some fresh peach flavor in a satisfying bite all at the same time. You can make these for breakfast or a snack and they are wonderful warm or cold.

diced peaches

I am living for peach season! Usually I get one one or two good peaches a year, with the rest being mealy and either too hard or ripe. But this year we’ve got so many good ones, and on top of that I got a peach truck order and found myself with approximately ten million peaches.

diced peaches in batter

Okay, maybe it was more like thirty peaches, but still. I needed to do all the things with peaches. Sweet, savory, you name it.

peaches and cream baked oatmeal cups

Including making one of my most favorite comfort foods of childhood: peaches and cream oatmeal. I already have a peaches and cream oatmeal recipe right here, but these cups are where it’s at. They are make-ahead friendly, perfect for meal prepping and great when you need something to grab-and-grow. 

peaches and cream baked oatmeal cups

It’s nothing new – I have rambled for years about how instant peaches and cream oatmeal was my thing as a kid. I loved it – I had it for breakfast and on the off chance that I didn’t, I may have eaten it for dinner or a snack. There was something so comforting about it to me, something so artificially peachy and delicious. And the best part was that my brothers had zero interest in it, so a box of it would last a long time at our house. 

Even in college I would buy a box occasionally from the little shop in my dorm, just to get that cozy comforting feeling back sometimes. 

peaches and cream baked oatmeal cups

I decided that I had to make a version of peaches and cream oatmeal cups, because we all love my almond butter oatmeal cups so much. They are chewy, satisfying, taste amazing and you can make a bunch of them at one time. Which is always a win. 

P.S. these are my favorite muffin tins and the best to use for this recipe.

There was a moment where I almost incorporated cream cheese into these – really going for the whole “cream” element from peaches and cream. But I decided against it. That wasn’t a flavor at the forefront in those oatmeal packets I loved so much. So I used a combo of milk and cream instead and it’s so good.

peaches and cream baked oatmeal cups

My almond butter cups also use bananas, but I didn’t want to do that here – obviously. We’re talking peach! Not banana. So I used applesauce to maintain the moisture and a little sweetness in the cups. It’s great and doesn’t add any apple flavor whatsoever. 

peaches and cream baked oatmeal cups

I love these so much. They are a great summer version of my oatmeal cups with the perfect punch of peach! (more…)

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Jessica July 25, 2022 at 04:03PM

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