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Peanut Butter Overnight Oats

Peanut Butter Overnight Oats

Breakfast Crediting for Ages 3-5

Total Time

2 hours 30 minutes

Serving Size

1/2 cup oats + 1/4 cup berries



meat grain fruit


Meat/Meat Alternate, Grains, Fruit


  • ½ cup peanut butter, creamy
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1 ½ cup milk, low-fat or fat-free, plain
  • 1 cup dry oats, quick
  • 4 cups frozen mixed berries, thawed and divided

Optional variation:  add 2 tbsp cocoa powder and substitute 4 cups sliced bananas (divided) for the mixed berries


  1. Warm peanut butter, vanilla and honey in a sauce pan over medium heat, stirring constantly until smooth. Alternatively, heat the peanut butter, vanilla and honey in a microwave in 30-second increments, stirring between until smooth.
  2. Once the mixture is warm and smooth, add the milk and stir to combine.
  3. In a large bowl, combine oats and warm peanut butter mixture. Stir well.
  4. Add 2 cups thawed berries and toss well.
  5. Cover and refrigerate overnight or for at least 2 hours.
  6. Serve 1/2 cup cold oats with 1/4 cup mixed berries on the side.

One serving provides 1/2 oz eq meat alternate, 1/2 oz eq grains and 1/2 cup fruit.

Creditable Stamp 2017

This recipe is courtesy of

National Peanut Board.