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Peanut Butter and Jam Stovetop Oatmeal

March 15, 2017

Peanut Butter and Jam Stovetop Oatmeal will bring you child-like glee! Delicious PB&J taste in the adult vehicle of an oatmeal bowl.

Last week I waxed on about the perfect pairing of peanut butter and banana. Now let’s obsess about peanut butter’s other match made in heaven: JAM.

Peanut butter and jam is a classic pairing. PB&J sandwiches have been stuffed into kids lunch boxes since the beginning of time. It’s one of those classic combinations that is the perfect combination of sweet, salty, creamy, with a hint of peanutty crunch, and is just overall YUMS.

Peanut butter and jam isn’t just a great sandwich – it makes a fun oatmeal! Like eating a sandwich with a spoon! …Is that weird?

Peanut Butter and Jam Stovetop Oatmeal will bring you child-like glee! Delicious PB&J taste in the adult vehicle of an oatmeal bowl.

Peanut Butter and Jam Stovetop Oatmeal will bring you child-like glee! It’s got that delicious PB&J taste in the more adult vehicle of a bowl of oatmeal.

Stovetop oatmeal is mixed with two generous scoops of peanut butter, then served warm with a drizzle of your favourite jam, and garnished with fresh fruit and chopped peanuts.

Peanut Butter and Jam Stovetop Oatmeal will bring you child-like glee! Delicious PB&J taste in the adult vehicle of an oatmeal bowl.

I eat so many Overnight Oats, that this Peanut Butter and Jam Stovetop Oatmeal is such a tasty change! I used homemade Strawberry Rhubarb Jam to drizzle on top (and garnished with raspberries instead – is that a faux pas?!)

Give this recipe a try! Your kids will love it.

It’s Peanut Butter Jelly time!

Peanut Butter and Jam Stovetop Oatmeal will bring you child-like glee! Delicious PB&J taste in the adult vehicle of an oatmeal bowl.

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Peanut Butter and Jam Stovetop Oatmeal
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
15 mins
 
Peanut Butter and Jam Stovetop Oatmeal will bring you child-like glee! Delicious PB&J taste in the adult vehicle of an oatmeal bowl.
Course: Breakfast
Servings: 4
Author: breakfast for dinner
Ingredients
  • 1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup milk (both dairy or plant milk works)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 tablespoons peanut butter plus additional to serve
  • jam, to serve
  • fresh berries, to serve
  • chopped peanuts, to serve
Instructions
  1. In a medium-size pot over medium-high heat, add oats, water, milk, and vanilla, and bring to a boil.
  2. Once oatmeal boils, lower heat to a simmer and simmer until thickened, approx 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in peanut butter, until fully incorporated.
  4. Serve in bowls with a generous drizzle of jam, an additional scoop of peanut butter, fresh berries, and chopped peanuts on top.
Recipe Notes

Serves 2-4 depending on portion sizes.

 

 

 

Peanut butter and jam isn't just a great sandwich - it makes a fun oatmeal! Like eating a sandwich with a spoon! ...Is that weird?

  • Reply
    Bethany @ athletic avocado
    March 16, 2017 at 2:36 pm

    pb&j has always been my choice of sandwich since I can remember, so it’s no secret that I’m swooning over these oats! They look oh so thick and creamy!

    • Reply
      breakfastfordinner
      March 16, 2017 at 3:54 pm

      It’s such a classic combo!

  • Reply
    Jane Stahl
    March 17, 2017 at 9:42 am

    Yum! Just made it for breakfast. What a great idea to add peanut butter to the oats…a little protein to get you through the morning
    Thanks, Maresa

    • Reply
      breakfastfordinner
      March 17, 2017 at 5:36 pm

      Thanks Jane! Glad you loved it.

  • Reply
    Charlotte | Sweet Sundays
    March 17, 2017 at 5:04 pm

    This is my kind of PJB. Yum!!

    • Reply
      breakfastfordinner
      March 17, 2017 at 5:36 pm

      Mine too!!

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