Amish oatmeal pie – Copyright Coquere

Amish oatmeal pie is easy to make and taste delicious


Amish oatmeal pie

Amish oatmeal pie has its origins from the special Christian community the Amish people. It was initially made during a period when it was difficult to get pecan and walnuts. The filling is incredibly easy to make – it includes brown sugar and oatmeal. Together, it gives a beautiful caramelized taste. Served hot and with ice cream, it is easy to understand why this has become a popular pie far beyond the Amish people’s community.



3 large eggs beaten
1,5 dl granulated sugar
2,5 dl Demerara sugar
50 g melted butter
2 dl rolled oats
1,5 dl milk
2 teaspoon vanilla sugar

Puff pastry with egg and sweet version – see separate recipe  – Puff pastry
You can of course make a shortcut, and buy both finished puff pastry dough, but also finished pie shell.


  1. First, make ready the puff pastry. Let it rest as described. Roll out with at rolling pin and put into the pie form. Use your fingers to press the pie into the right shape. Use a pie form of approx. 23-26 cm. depending on the height of form.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk eggs and milk together.
  3. Combine the rest of the ingredients and mix well.
  4. Pour into the unbaked pie shell.


Bake: In the middle of the oven at 175 °C. About 45-50 minutes or until the pie is baked through.

Served: Warm with ice cream.


Allergy: Gluten and lactose. Easy made both gluten and lactose free by using gluten-free flour and lactose-free milk. Oats are gluten-free, but for those who are particularly sensible, special oatmeal must be purchased, as the production process does not guarantee trace elements from other flour. Low FODMAP, this requires that the puff pastry is made with spelt flour, and that you replace the milk with lactose-free cow’s milk.

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