Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal – Recipes Plaza

In just a few short minutes, you can enjoy a hot, wholesome, homemade breakfast of Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal, flavored with cinnamon, sweetened with honey, and topped with crunchy peanuts!

Peanut butter and banana is one of the best combos so it makes sense that this peanut butter banana oatmeal is so good. If you’re looking for a healthy breakfast recipe to add to your rotation, this would be a great recipe to try.

So given that this is a meal loaded with fiber, calcium, protein, and potassium, I guess it would be an improvement over the cheese quesadilla, grilled cheese sandwich, and/or cheese pizza (are we sensing a theme here?) that she traditionally requests on a daily basis.

You are absolutely going to love this creamy overnight oats recipe. It’s sweetened with mashed banana and honey and made thick and creamy with Greek yogurt and peanut butter. Enjoy!

Ingredients for Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal

  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 ripe banana (mashed)
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • Sliced banana and peanut butterfor serving

Instructions for Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal

  1. First, mash 1/2 banana in a large bowl.
  2. Firstly, In a pan add the oats and roast it in medium flame until oats get a little brown
  3. In a medium saucepan set over medium heat, bring milk to a boil, watching carefully so that it doesn’t boil over.
  4. Now Add oats, reduce heat to a simmer, and cook for 1 to 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  5. Stir in mashed banana, peanut butter, cinnamon, and salt.
  6. Stir in honey, to taste.
  7. Stir and cook for 7 to 10 minutes until creamy and warmed through. Remove from the heat.
  8. You’ll know the oatmeal is done when all the liquid is absorbed and the oats are thick and fluffy.
  9. Transfer oatmeal to 2 bowls and top with sliced banana and a drizzle of peanut butter, if desired.
  10. Serve immediately.

Tips and Variations

  • Feel free to double this recipe.
  • For reheating you can use the stovetop or microwave. Just add the portion you’re going to eat and a splash of water or milk and heat until warm. In the microwave it shouldn’t take more than 30 – 60 secs.
  • You can adjust the quantity of bananas if you’d like less more or less.
  • You can also adjust sweetness levels according to your taste


You can store portions of this oatmeal in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 5 days. When ready to reheat, you may need a splash of milk to mix in and rehydrate


The best way to freeze cooked oatmeal is in mini silicone muffin tins or individual freezer bags with as much air removed as possible. Freeze for up to 3 months and thaw overnight in the fridge before reheating and serving.

Overnight oats:

Turn this recipe into overnight oats by using all the same ingredients but reducing the non-diary milk to 2 cups instead of 3 cups. Mix everything together, let the mixture sit in the fridge overnight and enjoy the next morning with your favorite toppings.


Calories 539kcal
Fat 39g
Carbohydrates 40g
Protein 12g
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium 208mg

Also read: Masala oats recipe (Savory Oatmeal)

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