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Instant Pot Peanut Butter Oatmeal

Mornings can be quite chaotic, but easy instant pot breakfasts are where it’s at! I love this recipe for Instant Pot Peanut Butter Oatmeal because not only is it easy, the milk and peanut butter in this hot bowl of oatmeal provide protein for the busy day ahead.

instant pot peanut butter oatmeal

Have you ever made oatmeal in the instant pot? It is SUPER easy. You pretty much just mix the oats and water, set it and forget it. When you are ready to eat, you stir in whatever you like. Maple syrup, honey, sugar? sure! Peanut butter? DEFINITELY. Then you can either add chocolate chips or sprinkle finely grated chocolate on top like I did.  SO DELICIOUS!

instant pot peanut butter oatmeal in bowl

Can instant pot oatmeal be refrigerated?

YES! This oatmeal can be refrigerated and eaten every day of the week for breakfast. I have not tested it, but I am sure you could freeze it, as well. 

Can quick oats be substituted for old fashioned oats?

Yes. You can substitute any oats that you have on hand. Quick cooking oats will be softer and mushier and don’t have to be cooked as long. You can also use steel cut oats, but you will need to cook them longer and the texture, of course, will be different.

This Instant Pot Peanut Butter Oatmeal is a great idea for breakfast for the whole family. Each family member can customize their bowl of oatmeal and even their breakfast. Add a piece of toast with jelly, a banana or some strawberries, a cup of orange juice or coffee, and you will be set for the morning! 

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Instant Pot Peanut Butter Oatmeal

Instant Pot Peanut Butter Oatmeal

Instant Pot Peanut Butter Oatmeal

Yield: 4-6 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 4 minutes
Additional Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 19 minutes

This delicious, easy to prepare Instant Pot Peanut Butter Oatmeal is your new go to breakfast!


  • 5 cups water
  • 2 cups old fashioned oats
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter


    1. Combine water and oats in the Instant Pot.
    2. Place IP lid on securely, set valve to "sealing," and cook on Manual setting for 4 minutes, high pressure.
    3. When finished cooking, place a towel over the valve for a quick release.
    4. Add in milk, sugar, and peanut butter and stir well.
    5. Serve with fruit, peanuts, shaved chocolate, chocolate chips, or another topping of your choice and enjoy!


Swap any nut butter for the peanut butter and swap plant based milk for dairy milk if there is an allergy!

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 408Total Fat: 19gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 12gCholesterol: 2mgSodium: 217mgCarbohydrates: 49gFiber: 6gSugar: 15gProtein: 13g

The writer is not a doctor or nutritionist and this nutritional information is just a guideline. Please consult your doctor or nutritionist for more accurate information.

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