Berry baked oatmeal. Just $1.47 for entire recipe! Repin to save.

Looking for a really cheap breakfast recipe that feeds four? Give baked oatmeal a try. I’m pretty sure you’ll love it.

This was my first time making baked oatmeal, and I quite liked it. Once complete, it almost has the texture of a muffin or a baked energy bar. I’m excited to try it again with different ingredients – I imagine it would be good with bananas and walnuts, or apples and cinnamon.

The Cost

  • Oatmeal (1 1/3 cups) = $.27
  • Brown sugar (3 tablespoons) = $.15
  • Egg = $.20
  • Milk (1/2 cup) = $.13
  • Frozen mixed berries (1/2 cup) = $.47
  • Baking powder, cinnamon, and cooking oil (approximate cost) = $.40

Total cost of recipe: $1.47

The $10 Food Day

This recipe is part of the $10 Food Day series: Four recipes (breakfast, lunch, dinner, and a snack) that will feed a family of four for less than $10. View the other recipes:

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Berry baked oatmeal recipe. Serve a delicious breakfast on the cheap! Click through for recipe.

Berry Baked Oatmeal

Yield: 4 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Serve this hearty breakfast dish plain, with yogurt or with a splash of milk or cream.


  • 1 1/3 cups quick oatmeal
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup mixed fresh or frozen berries
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 1/2 cup milk


  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Grease a small baking dish or four individual ramekins.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine all ingredients. Pour oatmeal mixture into baking dishes. Bake for approximately 20 minutes, or until oatmeal is lightly browned. Allow to cool for a couple of minutes before serving.

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