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oatmeal pancakes

Oatmeal Pancakes

  • Author: Liz Thomson
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 8 (4-inch) pancakes 1x
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegetarian


These hearty oatmeal pancakes are a delicious and healthy way to start your day! These simple pancakes are packed with whole grains and their texture makes them super satisfying.


Units Scale
  • 3/4 cup rolled oats
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter, cooled
  • Non-stick spray, vegetable oil, or butter for cooking


  1. Combine the oats and milk and let sit for 5 minutes to allow the oats to soften slightly.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  3. Whisk the egg, vanilla, and melted butter into the bowl of oats and 
  4. Use a wooden spoon to fold the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients. Mix until there are no large streaks of flour. The batter should be lumpy.
  5. Use non-stick spray, vegetable oil, or butter to lightly grease a medium-sized skillet.
  6. Use a ¼ cup measuring cup to scoop pancake batter into the skillet.
  7. Cook over medium heat for 4 minutes or until the pancakes begin to bubble.
  8. Flip and continue to cook for 2-3 minutes until both sides are golden brown.

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