Quick Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal

Quick Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal

 

I really love pumpkin pie. I’m also definitely not a morning person, so making breakfast is frequently a struggle. This quick 10-minute oatmeal recipe comes through on both points, though. Easy, full of pumpkin, cinnamon, brown sugar, and vanilla, it’s fantastic. It even reheats well, so make up a big batch on Monday and enjoy it for the rest of the week!

Start by simmering a 50/50 mix of water and milk in a pot large enough to prevent boil-overs.

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Reduce heat to low, then add in first the oats, then all remaining ingredients except cranberries.

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Cook for 2-3 minutes until oats are cooked and thickened to your liking, then serve. Top with dried cherries or cranberries.

Quick Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal

Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal
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Quick Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal

Recipe adapted from Two Healthy Kitchens
Course Breakfast
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Total Time 8 minutes
Servings 4
Author Cooking Madly

Ingredients

  • cups non-fat milk
  • cups water
  • cups quick oats
  • 1 15- ounce can pumpkin puree not pumpkin pie filling
  • ½ cup coarsely chopped pecans
  • ½ cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¾ cup dried cherries or cranberries

Instructions

  1. Bring the milk and water to a simmer over medium heat in a medium saucepan.
  2. Once you have reached a simmer, stir in all remaining ingredients except dried cherries.
  3. Cook for 2-3 minutes, until oats are cooked and as thick as you like them.
  4. Remove from heat and serve, topping with dried cherries.

 

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