Oatmeal Muffin Squares USDA Recipe for Child Care Centers

Age Group: Ages 6-18
Serving Size: 25-50
These Oatmeal Muffin Squares provide a delectable variety of flavors from blueberries, spices, bananas, and raisins.
1 piece (about 2" x 2³⁄8") provides ¹⁄8 cup fruit and 1.5 oz equivalent grains.
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  • Set aside 1 oz of flour for step 6.
  • Place flour, oats, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt in a commercial mixer (batch as needed). Using a paddle attachment, mix on low speed for 1 minute. Leave dry ingredients in mixer. Set aside for step 5.
  • Combine egg and sugar in a large bowl. Stir well.
  • Add mashed bananas, yogurt, and vanilla extract. Stir well.
  • Combine egg mixture with dry ingredients. Mix for 30 seconds on low speed. Beat for 1 minute on medium speed.
  • Coat blueberries with remaining flour. Fold in blueberries and raisins. Stir well.
  • Pour 2 qt (about 4 lb 5 oz) batter into a half steam table pan (12" x 10" x 2¹⁄2") lightly coated with pan-release spray.
    For 25 servings, use 1 pan.
    For 50 servings, use 2 pans.
  • Bake until golden brown:
    Conventional oven: 375 °F 45 minutes.
    Convection oven: 300 °F for 40 minutes.
  • Portion: Cut each pan 5 x 5 (25 pieces per pan, each piece about 2" x 2³⁄8").


Nutrition Facts
Oatmeal Muffin Squares USDA Recipe for Child Care Centers
Amount Per Serving 1 piece (about 2" x 2³⁄8")
Calories 171 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2g3%
Saturated Fat 0g0%
Cholesterol 22mg7%
Sodium 187mg8%
Potassium 172mg5%
Total Carbohydrate 34g11%
Dietary Fiber 3g13%
Total Sugars 13g14%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin D 5IU33%
Calcium 49mg5%
Iron 1mg6%
*Marketing Guide
25 Servings:
Bananas: 2 lb 8 oz
50 Servings:
Bananas: 5 lb


*See Marketing Guide for purchasing information on foods that will change during preparation or when a variation of the ingredients is available.
Cooking Process #2: Same Day Service.
Yield / Volume
25 Servings:
About 4 lb
About 1 qt/1 steam table pans
(12′′ x 10′′ x 2½′′)
50 Servings:
About 8 lb
About 1 gal/2 steam table pans
(12′′ x 10′′ x 2½′′)