Vanilla Brown Butter Pear Baked Oatmeal
Wonderful vanilla brown butter pear baked oatmeal with hints of cinnamon and sweet pears in every bite. This easy pear oatmeal bake is naturally sweetened, filled with warming flavors and makes the perfect winter breakfast or brunch!
Once again, I faced this dilemma on a wild Friday night in. I saw ripe pears sitting on my counter and figured I’d throw them in a simple, yet fabulous oatmeal bake that the entire family could devour the next day. Wow, just wow — it turned out insanely good. A hint of brown butter caramel flavor, lots of vanilla and juicy sweet pears in every bite. This brown butter pear baked oatmeal is easy to make and truly the perfect breakfast or brunch! Serve it up for Thanksgiving breakfast — you’ll need the fuel for all of that cooking and I promise you’re going to love it!
¼ cup butter
¼ cup pure maple syrup
1 3/4 cups unsweetened almond milk (or any milk of choice)
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
2 cups old fashioned rolled oats
1 ½ teaspoons cinnamon
1 teaspoon baking powder
¼ teaspoon salt
2 small to medium ripe bartlett pears, diced (about 1 ½ cups diced pears)
¼ cup finely diced walnuts (or sub pecans)