How to Make Delicious Peanut Butter Overnight Oats

With just 5 ingredients and 5 minutes prep time, these overnight oats are a great alternative to porridge/oatmeal when it’s very hot outside. Make sure to prepare Peanut butter overnight oats in the evening to enjoy cold the next morning!

You can use any nut butter of choice, but peanut butter is always a great idea, isn’t it? To avoid mushy oats, I prefer to use thick rolled oats. This recipe is vegan, naturally sweetened, gluten-free and so delicious!

Top with your favorite toppings, like peanut butter, fresh berries, coconut chips and chocolate chunks. Love to hear if you make these. Leave me a comment below, rate the recipe or take a snap and tag me on Instagram.

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Peanut butter overnight oats

vegan, gluten-free, naturally sweetened
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine French
Servings 2 people
Calories 450 kcal


  • blender or food processor
  • 2 jars 


  • 1/2 cup/ 120g non dairy milk of choice
  • 1/4 cup / 60g unsweetened peanut butter
  • 1/2 tbsp  pure maple syrup
  • 1 tsp  vanilla bean paste
  • 1 cup / 90g  rolled oats


  • In a blender or food processor, combine the milk, maple syrup, peanut butter and vanilla. Blend until smooth.
  • Divide the rolled oats between the jars
  • Divide the milk mixture between the jars and stir to combine
  • Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  • Enjoy cold the next morning. Add peanuts, chocolate chunks, coconut chips, fresh berries or any topping you like.



If you don’t own a blender, you can simply add the milk, maple syrup, vanilla and peanut butter to the jars, seal with the lid and shake until well combined.
Keyword Peanut

Introduction about Peanut butter overnight oats

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Peanut butter overnight is a popular and easy-to-make breakfast dish that combines oats the creamy and nutty flavor of peanut butter with the heart-healthy goodness of goodness.

It involves rolling oats in a mixture of milk, yogurt, and peanut butter overnight, which allows the oats to absorb the liquid and soften, resulting in a creamy and satisfying breakfast meal that can be enjoyed cold or warmed up.

Peanut butter overnight oats can be customized with various toppings and add-ins, such as fresh fruits, nuts, seeds, or chocolate chips, to make it even more delicious and nutritious.

This dish is not only tasty and convenient but also provides a good source of fiber, protein, and healthy fats, making it a great option for a healthy and filling breakfast on the go.

Cooking tips

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Here are some cooking tips for making delicious peanut butter overnight oats:

Use rolled: Rolled oats work best for overnight oats as they soften easily and absorb the liquid well. Avoid using quick oats or steel-cut oats as they may not have the same texture or consistency.

Use a 2:1 liquid to oats ratio: Use two parts liquid (milk, yogurt, or a combination of both) to one part oats. This will ensure that the oats are fully covered and will absorb enough liquid to become soft and creamy.

Add peanut butter: Peanut butter is the star ingredient in peanut butter overnight oats. Use natural peanut butter (without added sugar) for a healthier option and to avoid a too-sweet taste.

Mix well: Thoroughly mix the oats, liquid, and peanut butter together to ensure that everything is evenly distributed and the oats are fully coated.

Let it sit overnight: Allow the mixture to sit in the refrigerator overnight (or at least 4-6 hours) to allow the oats to absorb the liquid and become creamy. If you prefer a warmer breakfast, you can microwave the oats for 30 seconds to 1 minute before serving.

Add toppings: Customize your peanut butter overnight with your favorite toppings such as fresh fruit, nuts, seeds, or chocolate chips. This will add flavor, texture, and nutrition to your breakfast.

Store in an airtight container: Store any leftover peanut butter overnight in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3-4 days.

Serving Suggestions

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Peanut butter overnight oats can be enjoyed as is, or you can add some toppings to make it more delicious and nutritious. Here are some serving suggestions to try:

  • Fresh fruit: Top your peanut butter overnight oats with fresh fruit such as sliced bananas, berries, or chopped apples for a burst of sweetness and flavor.
  • Nuts and seeds: Add some crunch and healthy fats by sprinkling chopped nuts or seeds such as almonds, walnuts, chia seeds, or pumpkin seeds on top of your oats.
  • Chocolate chips: For a sweet treat, add some chocolate chips to your peanut butter overnight oats. Dark chocolate chips are a healthier option and will add a rich and chocolatey flavor.
  • Honey or maple syrup: If you prefer a sweeter taste, drizzle some honey or maple syrup over your oats before serving.
  • Yogurt: Top your oats with a dollop of Greek yogurt for extra protein and creaminess.
  • Granola: For some extra crunch, sprinkle some granola on top of your oats.
  • Peanut butter: If you’re a peanut butter lover, add a spoonful of peanut butter on top of your oats for a double dose of nutty flavor.

Remember to mix your toppings into your oats for even distribution and a delicious breakfast!


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