Oat flour is becoming more popular as home cooks expand outside traditional flours. A healthy whole grain, whole oats can be turned into oat flour in just a few minutes. Making is a versatile ingredient to always have on hand in your pantry.
Our favorite oat flour recipes cover breakfast, baking, savory meals, and even a few treats for the dogs!
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🧾Oat Flour Basics
Oat flour is a whole grain flour made by grinding whole oats in a blender or food processor. It literally only takes a few minutes and is significantly cheaper than buying bagged oat flour.
Out flour is gluten-free when certified gluten-free oats are used. Oats are naturally gluten-free but often cross-contaminated making the certification imperative if gluten is a concern.
You can check out our entire tutorial plus tips and tricks for working with oat flour on our How to Make Oat Flour post.
Now let's get to our favorite oat flour recipes- they are all gluten-free. We marked "V" for vegan and "DF" for dairy-free.
🍞 Oat Flour Bread Recipes
Oat flour breads can range from sweet to savory. Here are a few of our favorites. starting with the classic banana bread!
Brown Sugar Banana Bread (GF, DF)- A rich banana bread for those who love the caramel flavor brown sugar brings to any treat.
Oat Flour Sandwich Bread (GF)- A classic bread using oat flour and whole oats. It bakes up fluffy and soft. You won't believe it is gluten-free.
🥣 Oat Flour Breakfast Recipes
Oat Flour Waffles (GF/ DFO)- These easy waffles can be made in advance and reheated for an on-the-go breakfast. Try spreading them with a bit of peanut butter and jelly!
Rhubarb Almond Muffins (GF)- I adore anything rhubarb, and these rhubarb and almond muffins are the perfect way to start the day.
Oatmeal Pancakes (GF, DF)- I like thick and filling pancakes, and these oatmeal pancakes fit the bill. Perfect for a weekend breakfast or feeding a crowd.
Pumpkin Waffles (GF, DF)- Perfect for Fall! These waffles are light and fluffy and packed with pumpkin spice. Get crazy and try them with our homemade pumpkin syrup!
Healthy Berry Breakfast Bars (GF)- Bars are packed full of whole grains, fruit, and use coconut sugar for a healthier sweetener.
Ginger Pear Coffee Cake (GF)- A unique blend of flavors in a moist sour cream coffee cake.
🧁 Sweet Oat Flour Recipes
From cookies to ice cream, there is no shortage of delicious sweet treats using oat flour. Here are a few of our favorites.
Summer Fruit Crisps with Honey-Whipped Goat Cheese (GF)- Loaded with peaches and berries and topped with an upgrade to traditional whipped cream. Yum!
No-Bake Caramel Slice (GF, DF, V)- Perfect for summer, this sweet treat uses coconut milk, dates, and oat flour for the perfect, and perfectly healthy, sweet treat.
Chocolate Yule Log (GF, DF)- This holiday classic is made with oat flour and homemade cashew cream. Christmas has never been so tasty!
Blueberry and Oat Crumb Cake (GF)- A classic crumb cake made with oat flour, sour cream,a nd blueberries.
Copycat DoubleTree Chocolate Cookies (GF, DF, V)- All the chocolate chip goodness, none of the allergy concerns. These are the perfect chocolate chip cookie!
Chewy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies (GF)- Because one chocolate chip cookie recipe is not enough!
🥘 Savory Oat Flour Recipes
Not all oat flour recipes are breakfast dishes or sweet treats. I am a huge fan of savory dishes and these are a few of my favorites!
Turkey Pot Pie with Oat Flour Crust (GF)- Perfect for Thanksgiving leftovers, this turkey pot pie uses oat flour for its crust. Dinner is served!
Oats Moong Dal Chilla (GF, DF, V)- Technically a breakfast recipe, this savory pancake is perfect for dinner too. I like to serve it with a small green salad.
Homemade Vegan Hot Dogs (GF, DF, V)- Surprise! These hot dogs are made from real veggies and oats. How crazy? Make a double batch, freeze them, and show up to your next BBQ in style.
🐶 Oat Flour Dog Treats
New here? We love our dogs and often make our canine friends all sorts of homemade dog treats. Oat flour is a healthy alternative for your dog. Here are a few of our favorite dog treat recipes using oat flour.
Dog Breath Mint Treats - A crispy Breath Buters inspired dog treat made with fresh mint to keep those canine kisses smelling rosy.
Dog Birthday/ Gotcha Day Cake- Celebrate your dog's special day with this homemade layered birthday cake just for dogs.
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