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Apple Cheddar Oatmeal Squares |

Apple Cheddar Oatmeal Squares

  • Author: by Deanna Segrave-Daly, RD
  • Yield: 16 squares 1x


These easy to make apple cheddar oatmeal squares are perfect for on the go breakfasts or snacks.


  • 3 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup low-fat milk
  • 1/2 cup Cabot plain Greek-style yogurt
  • 1/2 cup applesauce
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 medium apples, chopped (with peels still on)
  • 4 ounces Cabot Extra Sharp Cheddar, grated*


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat a 9×9-inch baking pan with cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together oats, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt.
  3. In another bowl, whisk together milk, yogurt, applesauce, oil, eggs, brown sugar and vanilla.
  4. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients, mix until just incorporated. Gently mix in apples and cheese.
  5. Pour batter into baking pan and spread evenly in pan.
  6. Bake for 30-35 minutes or until golden brown on top. Cool in pan for 20 minutes before cutting into squares.


*For an extra kick of cheddar, sprinkle an additional ounce of grated Cabot Extra Sharp over top batter in pan before putting it into the oven.