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Try Our Amazing Pumpkin Spice Overnight Oats Recipe

Try Our Amazing Pumpkin Spice Overnight Oats Recipe

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Pumpkin spice overnight oats are a delicious and nutritious breakfast option that is quick and easy to make. While they are a great way to start the morning when you are really busy, the addition of pumpkin spice gives this breakfast a unique flavor profile that will tantalize your taste buds!

Try Our Amazing Pumpkin Spice Overnight Oats Recipe

Don’t save this recipe for only in the fall, enjoy this comforting breakfast anytime you need a pick-me-up. Hands down, overnight oats are one of the easiest breakfast treats you will ever make and they make for a delicious breakfast.

What are overnight oats?

Simply put, overnight oats are cold overnight oatmeal. You soak your favorite type of oats overnight in a liquid such as milk, yogurt, or plant-based milk. In the morning voila, you have an already-cooked breakfast waiting for you in the fridge!


Overnight oats are made by soaking rolled or steel-cut oats overnight in the refrigerator with milk, yogurt, or other liquid of your choice. By allowing them to soak overnight, the oats become soft and creamy while still maintaining their texture – making them an ideal breakfast for those who are short on time but crave something hearty.

Benefits of making overnight oats

Making overnight oats with pumpkin spice is a great way to enjoy the health benefits of overnight oats while also indulging in the delicious flavor of pumpkin spice. Pumpkin spice overnight oats are packed full of protein, fiber, and other essential nutrients that will help keep you feeling energized throughout the day. Plus, they’re incredibly quick and easy to make – just mix the ingredients together, let it sit overnight, and breakfast is ready!

What kind of oats are best to use?

Rolled oats are the most popular choice for overnight oats because they absorb liquid easily and become soft overnight. You can also use steel cut oats or quick-cooking (quick oats) oats, but they will take longer to absorb the liquid. Choose whichever type of oat you prefer depending on your preferences – all types of oats work great in overnight oats!

What kind of milk do you use?

You can use any type of milk you like when making overnight oats. Cow’s milk, almond milk, oat milk, soy milk, and even Greek yogurt all work great. For a vegan option, you could also use coconut milk or other plant-based milk. Choose whichever liquid you prefer depending on the desired taste and creaminess of your overnight oats.

My favorite?

I like to use almond milk. I think it gives a nice flavor in addition to any spices I may use.

pumpkin spice overnight oats

Steps for preparing your overnight oats

In general, it is a pretty simple process for the most basic overnight oats recipe:

  1. Choose your milk and oats
  2. Select your mix-ins and toppings, if desired
  3. Assemble ingredients in a mason jar or other airtight container
  4. Store the jar in the refrigerator overnight

That is really what it boils down to – it is pretty simple.

What kind of mix-ins do people use?

When making overnight oats, some popular mix-ins to include are nut butters like peanut butter or almond butter, fruits, nuts, chia seeds, flax seeds, hemp seeds, cacao powder, and spices. Other mix-ins you could use are diced apples or bananas, raisins, maple syrup, protein powder, your favorite jelly, or even pumpkin puree.

Favorite toppings are also a great way to add some extra flavor and crunch to your overnight oats. Some popular toppings are shredded coconut flakes, nuts, seeds, granola, fresh fruit like fresh berries, or even chocolate chips!

Here is the favorite of our overnight oat recipes – it is a healthy breakfast option and one I find myself whipping up on a Sunday night so I am all set for the week.

Pumpkin Spice Overnight Oats

This easy make-ahead breakfast is one of my favorite healthy breakfast ideas. Get your clean mason jars ready and that favorite milk for your meal prep. Each jar will make a single serving.

pumpkin spice overnight oats ingredients

What do you need?

  • Pumpkin Puree – can you have pumpkin spice overnight oats without pumpkin? Do not get pumpkin pie filing as it is way too sweet.
  • Almond Milk – this is a favorite milk of mine to use but other non-dairy milk flavors work too.
  • Rolled Oats – you can use either regular or quick oats
  • Walnuts – for the crunchy texture
  • Honey – for a hint of sweetness
  • Pumpkin Spice – this can be store-bought, but I like to make my own with cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and allspice.

Preparation Instructions:

pumpkin spice overnight oats in process

Mix all ingredients together until well combined. Spoon into each mason jar. Place lids on and refrigerate overnight. Garnish with additional honey and walnuts if desired and enjoy!

FAQs

Q: What other mix-ins or toppings can I add to overnight oats?

A: There are so many different mix-ins and toppings you can add to overnight oats that the possibilities are endless! Some of my favorite mix-ins include nut butter, fresh or dried fruits, nuts, seeds, protein powder, and spices. For toppings, I love adding some crunchy granola or extra nuts and seeds.

Q: How long do overnight oats last?

A: Overnight oats will last up to four days in the refrigerator. If you are making a larger batch, they can be stored in an airtight container and frozen for up to two months. Make sure to thaw overnight in the fridge before eating.

pumpkin spice overnight oats ready to eat

Have you tried overnight oats?

If not, give this simple overnight oats recipe a try and see how delicious it can be. Let us know how your overnight oats turned out!

If you have any questions about preparing overnight oats – or if you want to share your own overnight oats recipe – feel free to drop us a line. We love hearing from our readers and trying out their overnight oat recipes!

Happy overnight oat-making! 🙂

Print off our Pumpkin Spice Overnight Oats recipe here:

Yield: 2

Pumpkin Spice Overnight Oats

pumpkin spice overnight oats from the top

This great flavor combination makes for a beyond-easy breakfast that is perfect for those busy mornings

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes

Ingredients

  • â…” cup pumpkin puree
  • â…” cup almond milk
  • Âľ cup oats
  • 2 tablespoons walnuts, chopped
  • 1 ½ tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice

Instructions

    Mix all ingredients together until well combined

    Spoon into jars

    Place lids on and refrigerate overnight

    Garnish with additional honey and walnuts if desired and enjoy!



    Nutrition Information:

    Yield:

    2

    Serving Size:

    1

    Amount Per Serving: Calories: 262Total Fat: 8gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 10mgCarbohydrates: 45gFiber: 6gSugar: 19gProtein: 6g

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