Pumpkin overnight oats are the perfect combination of creamy oatmeal and the delicious pumpkin spice flavor you love. There is no better body and soul-warming combination for breakfast than this easy to prepare breakfast. This pumpkin oatmeal recipe is easily made overnight in your slow cooker. Wake up to the smells of pumpkin pie and know your breakfast will be a healthy spoon of oats infused with pumpkin.
Pumpkin Overnight Oats
These pumpkin overnight oats will take you less than 10 minutes to put together and throw into your slow cooker. This means you can grab ingredients while the kids are in their evening bath, and assemble right before you turn lights off and head to bed. What’s not to love about a healthy, hearty, and easy slow cooker breakfast?
This recipe makes enough for four servings. So, you can make it feed your whole family in the morning, or for four delicious breakfasts for yourself. Don’t fret, you can easily double or triple this recipe if you want a larger batch to feed your family all week long.
Toppings for slow cooker pumpkin pie oatmeal
While I season the oats with some cinnamon and nutmeg, you might want to add a bit of something more to the mix before you eat. I have played with this recipe a lot to come up with some awesome additions that really pair well with pumpkin and oatmeal. For one, I love a bit of texture in my oats, and secondly, there is nothing better than an all in one meal!
- Golden raisins, diced apricots, or dried pineapple chunks add texture and sweetness.
- Slices of fresh banana are mellow enough to compliment the pumpkin while adding more fiber.
- Chopped pecans or walnuts are an excellent addition of protein and texture.
- Mix in chia seeds, hemp hearts, or flaxseed before serving for extra healthy fats.
- A spoon of almond butter can be mixed into the oatmeal for protein, healthy fats, and flavor.
What Should I Serve with Oatmeal?
For some, oatmeal is all you need to stay full for hours. I, however, am one who needs a bit more in my morning meal to get going and be satisfied for a few hours. So, I pair my oatmeal with a piece of fresh fruit and some protein. If you are like me, then you know a bit of protein alongside this breakfast goes a long way toward keeping you full longer.
- Hard-boiled, scrambled, or fried eggs
- A handful of nuts or nut butter mixed into the oatmeal
- Fresh or dried fruit mixed into the oatmeal, or on the side
- A cup of Greek yogurt with a bit of honey drizzled over the top
- Bacon, turkey bacon, turkey sausage, or lean ham slices
Additional Pumpkin Recipes
- Pumpkin Protein Shake for Breakfast
- Pumpkin Protein Bars
- Pumpkin Protein Cookies
- Pumpkin Cranberry Protein Muffins
- Pumpkin Pancakes
More Oatmeal Recipes
- Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal
- Lemon Cream Steel Cut Oats
- Cranberry Apple Steel Cut Overnight Oats
- Banana Bread Crockpot Oatmeal
This was originally published on November 26, 2013, and updated on October 10, 2019.Print
Slow Cooker Pumpkin Overnight Oats
- Total Time: 8 hours 10 minutes
- Yield: 4 1x
Pumpkin overnight oats are the perfect combination of creamy oatmeal and the delicious pumpkin spice flavor you love. Wake up to the smells of pumpkin pie and know your breakfast will be a healthy spoon of oats infused with pumpkin.
- 1 cup organic steel cut oats
- 1 cup pumpkin (only ingredient should be pumpkin)
- 2 cups unsweetened vanilla almond milk
- 1 cup water
- 2 tsp cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp nutmeg
- 1/4 tsp sea salt
- 1–2 Tbsp pure maple syrup
- 1–2 tsp Stevia
- 1/4 cup pecans or walnuts, optional
- Spray your crock pot with non-stick spray or coconut oil
- Put all the ingredients into your slow cooker and cook on low for 8 hours
- Stir a few times and serve
- Prep Time: 10 minutes
- Cook Time: 8 hours
- Category: Breakfast
- Method: Slow Cooker
- Cuisine: American
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