Peanut Butter Overnight Oats

two glasses of creamy oatmeal with berries on top.

By: Chef Sam Gasbarro and

2 hours, 30 minutes

10 minutes

Total Servings: 2, Serving Size: 1/2 cup oats + 1/2 cup berries



4 tablespoons peanut butter, creamy

½ teaspoon vanilla extract

1 tablespoon honey

3/4 cup milk, low fat, plain

1/2 cup oats, quick

1 cup frozen mixed berries, thawed


This recipe is adapted from a recipe for K-12 school food service created by Chef Sam Gasbarro and For the original volume food service recipe, visit

Warm peanut butter, vanilla and honey in a sauce pan over medium heat. Stirring constantly. Once warm and smooth, add milk and stir to combine. Alternatively, heat the peanut butter, vanilla and honey in a microwave in 30-second increments, stirring between until smooth, adding vanilla once warmed.

In a large bowl, combine oats and warm peanut butter mixture. Stir well. Portion into (2) ½ cup servings and top each portion with ½ cup frozen mixed berries on each portion. Cover and refrigerate overnight or for at least 2 hours. Serve cold.

Optional variation: for chocolate banana peanut butter oats, add 1 tablespoon cocoa powder and substitute 1 cup sliced banana for the mixed berries.

Calories: 340

Calories from Fat: 158

Fat: 18 g

Trans fats: 0

Cholesterol: 0.5 mg

Carbohydrate: 40 g

Protein: 11 g

Fiber: 7 g

Sodium: 160 mg

Nutrients Per serving

Calories from Fat158
Fat18 g
Trans Fats 0 g
Cholesterol0.5 mg
Carbohydrate40 g
Protein11 g
Fiber7 g
Sodium160 mg

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