Peanut Butter Oatmeal

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


2 servings

Updated: Oct. 26, 2023
My son and I eat this peanut butter oatmeal recipe every day for breakfast. It's a hearty, healthy way to jump start our morning. — Elisabeth Reitenbach, Terryville, Connecticut
Peanut Butter Oatmeal Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1-3/4 cups water
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 teaspoons ground flaxseed
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Chopped apple, optional


  1. In a small saucepan, bring water and salt to a boil. Stir in oats; cook 5 minutes over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Transfer oatmeal to 2 bowls; in each bowl, stir half each peanut butter, honey, flaxseed, cinnamon and, if desired, apple. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 323 calories, 12g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 226mg sodium, 49g carbohydrate (19g sugars, 6g fiber), 11g protein.