Wake up to a bowl of delicious Pumpkin Pie Overnight Oats ... they're so simple to make and the perfect fall treat!
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My sister introduced me to overnight oats when she visited a few months ago, and I've been enjoying this easy to make breakfast ever since. It was one of those recipes I'd been meaning to try forever, but just never got around, too ... well let's just say that it only took me one bite to fall in love!
Overnight oats are the perfect meal for busy mornings, because you do all the prep work before going to bed at night. When you wake up, your oats are ready to eat ... so simple and delicious!
Before my sister's next visit, I wanted to come up with a fall-inspired recipe that we could enjoy together. Of course, I immediately thought of pumpkin. I can never get enough at this time of year.
And this easy Pumpkin Oatmeal was the result! This yummy recipe pairs pumpkin flavored oats with fragrant pie spices, creamy yogurt, and crunchy pecans. It's bursting with warm, seasonal flavors that I know you're going to love ... keep reading for the easy recipe.
How to Make Pumpkin Overnight Oats
These Pumpkin Pie Overnight Oats couldn't be easier to make, so let's get started!
You'll need a few jars or bowls with lids. I used these adorable jam jars which have a cute fruit print. The petite jars were the perfect size for this recipe, but if you're planning to experiment with different overnight oats recipes, keep in mind that pint size jars are better for recipes with more voluminous toppings, like fruit.
Once you have your jars, it's simply a matter of combining the ingredients: oats, milk (use whole or 2% milk for the best results), pumpkin puree, maple syrup, and a pinch of salt.
I also added a custom mix of spices to flavor the oats, but if you'd prefer, you can use pumpkin pie spice for a similar taste.
Tip: to make this recipe vegan, simply use your favorite plant-based milk (I like almond or coconut) and yogurt.
Serving the Oats
After refrigerating your oats overnight, top each serving with chopped pecans for extra flavor and texture, plus a dollop of creamy vanilla yogurt.
Sprinkle on a little cinnamon if you're feeling fancy, and feel free to add extra maple syrup if you'd like your overnight oats with milk a little sweeter. You could even add a sprinkle of Roasted Pumpkin Seeds!
I usually enjoy my Pumpkin Overnight Oats straight from the refrigerator, but if you're craving a warm breakfast, heat them up in the microwave before serving. And the jars make this breakfast perfect for eating on the go, too. Just grab a spoon and you're all set.
Storing the Oats
This delicious cold oatmeal will last for a few days in the refrigerator, so make a big batch to enjoy with your family all week long!
If you enjoyed this easy breakfast recipe, make sure to check out my other oats recipes, too:
- How to Make Overnight Oats ... your ultimate guide to everything you need to know about overnight oatmeal, from the basic recipe to the best toppings!
- Strawberry Overnight Oats
- Cranberry Orange Overnight Oats
- Banana Overnight Oats
Craving more seasonal recipes? You can find all my pumpkin recipes here!
Pumpkin Pie Overnight Oats
- 2 cups old fashioned rolled oats
- 2 cups milk
- 4 tablespoons pumpkin puree
- 4 teaspoons maple syrup
- ½ teaspoon cinnamon
- ¼ teaspoon ginger
- ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
- ⅛ teaspoon cloves
- 4 tablespoons chopped pecans
- 4 tablespoons vanilla yogurt
- Divide oats, milk, pumpkin puree, and maple syrup evenly between four mason jars. Add a pinch of salt to each jar.
- Mix together cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and cloves, then divide mixture between jars.
- Stir ingredients in jars together well, then refrigerate overnight.
- Serve oats topped with pecans and yogurt. Enjoy!
What is your go to breakfast for busy mornings?