Toddler Favorite Oatmeal Pancakes or Waffles

READY IN: 18mins
Recipe by AustinMama

This is my modification of #52999 Family Favorite Oatmeal Pancakes. I'm entering mainly to get the nutritional info. Prep time includes soaking. The consistency when using quick oats is not the same but when using them you don't need to soak. I've also subbed the oil with applesauce with great results. You can use a combination of flours this is just our favorite. We've tried everything and they're awesome every time. I've recently tried these in the waffle iron to save time and they work really well. I save the leftovers and pop them in the toaster for a fast breakfast any day. Sometimes I add protein powder or nutritional yeast, too. Yum!

Top Review by cnpick05

This is very delicious! I've made them as waffles and pancakes. I'm always looking for new recipes to make and freeze for my toddler and came across this recipe and just had to try it. Come to find out I like them myself! Thank you so much for posting.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Pour milk over oats and let stand 8-10 minutes. (skip if using quick oats).
  2. Beat in eggs, oil, then remaining ingredients except baking powder.
  3. Add baking powder and only stir until incorporated.
  4. Wait until it looks a bit puffy (this will make the cakes a tad fluffier but sometimes I don't bother and they're good, too).
  5. Warm up griddle on medium low (these pancakes take a bit longer to cook than typical pancakes and my first several batches were dark brown because my old stove was hard to control).
  6. Add a bit of butter to melt in the griddle.
  7. Cook em up!
  8. I use a 1/4 cup measure.
  9. For the toddlers I let them dip in baby yogurt or applesauce.
  10. I send leftovers in my preschoolers Laptop Lunchbox with PB&J!

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