Hearty Recipes Made with Oats

a.k.a. Rolled Oats and/or Oatmeal

Here are several hearty recipes made with oatmeal. Oatmeal, also known as oats or rolled oats, has long had the claim as a super food.

  • 01 of 07

    Oatmeal Walnut Cookies

    Oatmeal walnut cookies
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    These Oatmeal Walnut Cookies have a wonderfully chewy texture and a want-at-least-one-more taste.

  • 02 of 07

    No-Bake Oatmeal Cocoa Cookies

    No bake oatmeal cookies

    I knew I wanted to make No-Bake Oatmeal Cocoa Cookies for my daughter's church group. Since these were for kids, I didn't want a recipe with nuts or peanut butter in it. This was the perfect recipe.

  • 03 of 07

    Oatmeal Bread

    Oatmeal bread
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    Oatmeal bread, a heavy bread, is outstanding when it's either served warm from the oven or toasted with peanut butter on it. This is one of the breads my dad used to make for me.

  • 04 of 07

    Oatmeal Bar Cookies

    Oatmeal bars
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    Although, you can make these Oatmeal Cookies into regular drop cookies, I prefer making them into bar cookies. They are better than any store-bought breakfast bar.

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  • 05 of 07

    Apple Crisp

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    This is one of the simplest desserts you can make. This Apple Crisp is made with layered apples topped with an oatmeal/spice and butter mixture.

  • 06 of 07

    Cracker Jack Cookies

    Cracker jack cookies
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    You won't believe it until you taste them. These Cracker Jack Cookies taste just like the candied popcorn Cracker Jacks. Thanks to Needlepoint 142 for telling me about these great tasting cookies.

  • 07 of 07

    English Flapjacks

    English flapjacks
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    I always thought that flapjacks were pancakes. Not in England they're not. These English Flapjacks are kind of a bar cookie that is made with three kinds of oats.