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peanut butter oatmeal porridge

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Porridge

Peanut butter oatmeal is one of the best, easy, quick, delicious and nutritious oatmeal you can make on stove top or microwave for breakfast. This creamy oatmeal is sweetened with pure fresh maple syrup but you may also substitute maple syrup with honey, which is another great combination with peanut butter.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword peanut butter oatmeal
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 7 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 296kcal


  • ½ cup oats (I used steel cut oats)
  • 1 tablespoon peanut butter I used creamy peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup (pure fresh maple syrup)
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon powder
  • 1 cup water
  • ¼ cup milk optional


Microwave instructions

  • Place the oatmeal in a microwave safe bowl (do not use small sized bowls).
  • Add peanut butter, water, cinnamon powder and maple syrup (do not sir).
  • Microwave in high for 2 minutes.
  • Stir the contents and microwave for another 1 minute until the oats is cooked and the oatmeal looks creamy.
  • Once it is done, carefully take the bowl outside (it will be very hot at this point, so handle with care), also add the milk (if using) and stir in.
  • Allow the peanut butter oatmeal to cool down, stir in little more cinnamon powder if desired and enjoy!

Stovetop instructions

  • Add water to a saucepan and also add the oats to it.
  • Bring the mixture to a boil, add peanut butter, cinnamon powder and maple syrup. Stir well.
  • Reduce the heat to medium and cook in medium heat for about 2 to 3 minutes until the oats is cooked and soft.
  • Also add little milk if desired, stir well. Transfer the cooked peanut butter oatmeal to a cool place and serve hot or warm or chilled as you like.


Calories: 296kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 140mg | Potassium: 351mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 128IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 121mg | Iron: 2mg