5 Oatmeal Desserts That Are Sure to Impress You

Oatmeal is a wonderful ingredient that brings a satisfying texture and delicious nutty taste to desserts. If you're searching for a healthier option or just really enjoy the deliciousness of oats, there are plenty of delightful desserts made with muesli that will surely satisfy your sweet tooth. 

Oatmeal is truly versatile with its mild taste that effortlessly complements various cooking styles and pairs wonderfully with a wide range of ingredients. Oatmeal-based desserts illustrate how oats can be made into decadent treats that are also healthy thanks to their delicious combination of flavours and textures. Here’s our roundup of the best oatmeal-based desserts. 

1. Oatmeal Cookies 

A classic favourite is oatmeal cookies. You can make them your own by adding things like almonds, dried fruits, or chocolate chips. They're also quite easy to create. The chewy texture and slight nutty flavour brought about by the oats make these cookies perfect for parties or personal snacking. 


2 cups all-purpose flour 

1 ½ tsp cinnamon powder 

1 tsp baking soda 

1 tsp salt 

1 cup unsalted butter 

1 cup white sugar 

1 cup brown sugar 

2 large eggs 

1 tsp vanilla extract 

3 cups oats 

2 tbsp water 

2. Oatmeal Pudding 

Using oats, milk, sugar and spices, oats pudding is a rich and satisfying dessert. After the oats are softened and the custard thickens and velvetizes, the ingredients are cooked together. Warm or cold, oats pudding goes well with a variety of toppings, including fresh fruit, nutmeg and cinnamon. 


2 cups oats 

4 cups milk 

1 cup blueberries 

1 cup blackberries 

1 cup strawberries 

½ cup pecans toasted 

½ cup almonds toasted 

½ cup honey 

3. Oatmeal Pancakes or Waffles 

A delicious breakfast or dessert is oatmeal pancakes or waffles. A robust batter is made by combining ground oats with flour, milk, eggs, and seasonings. Serve with maple syrup, fresh fruit or yoghurt for a delicious breakfast treat. These pancakes or waffles have a wonderful oatmeal feel. 


1 cup rolled oats 

1 cup milk 

2 large eggs 

1 tbsp unsalted butter 

1 tbsp granulated sugar 

⅔ cup all-purpose flour 

2 tsp baking powder 

¼ tsp kosher salt 

¼ tsp cinnamon powder 

4. Oatmeal Smoothies 

A nutritious and satisfying dessert is an oatmeal smoothie. To make a smooth and delicious smoothie, combine rolled oats with your favourite fruits, yoghurt, milk, and sugar. To get your day off to a good start, add some oats for thickness, a somewhat crispy texture, and a protein punch. 


 ¼ cup oats 

1 chopped banana 

½ cup milk 

1 tbsp peanut butter 

½ tbsp maple syrup or honey 

½ tsp vanilla extract 

½ tsp cinnamon powder 

⅛ tsp kosher salt 

5. Oatmeal Pies 

Although they are more commonly associated with pecan pie, oatmeal pies are delicious on their own. The oats' inherent blandness makes them a good vehicle for more robust flavours. More seasonings and toppings can be added to the dish according to personal taste. 


1 cup brown sugar 

2 tbsp all-purpose flour 

1 tsp ground cinnamon 

¼ tsp nutmeg 

¼ tsp ginger 

¼ tsp salt 

4 eggs 

1 cup corn syrup 

¼ cup butter 

1 ½ tsp vanilla 

1 ¼ cups oatmeal 

1 pie crust