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Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bowls

This chocolate peanut butter oatmeal is thick, creamy, and tastes almost like eating a Reeses peanut butter cup for breakfast!

Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal Recipe

Say hello to your new favorite breakfast recipe.

With rich dark chocolate and smooth peanut butter in every delicious spoonful, it’s a chocolate peanut butter lover’s dream come true.

And the entire breakfast takes less than 10 minutes to make!

Also Try This Healthy Banana Bread – No Oil Required

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Oatmeal Bowls

People often ask if I really do eat chocolate every single day.

This makes me laugh… because if you talk to me at 9 AM, I’ve probably already eaten chocolate in at least one form.

Whether it’s a piece of a dark chocolate bar while cooking breakfast, or a handful of mini chocolate chips on my vegan pancakes, or going full-out with a slice of frosted chocolate cake (because it’s 2020, and are there even rules anymore?), I waste no time in consuming chocolate in the morning.

And I probably make this chocolate peanut butter oatmeal at least once a week.

Related –> Here’s What I Eat In A Day

Peanut Butter Chocolate Oatmeal Recipe

It’s a single serving recipe that can easily be doubled or tripled to feed a family or meal prep for the week.

Change up the flavor by using almond butter, sunbutter (for allergy friendly), cashew butter, or even coconut butter – whatever you have on hand that sounds good!

Leftover peanut butter? Make Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Bars

Easy Chocolate Oatmeal Recipe

Oatmeal Add-In Ideas:

Mini Chocolate Chips

Chocolate Truffles

Shredded Coconut

Sliced Banana or Strawberries

Vegan Peanut Butter Cups

Chopped Peanuts or Walnuts

The recipe was adapted from this Chocolate Oatmeal Recipe.

Single Serving Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Oatmeal Bowls
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Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal

This chocolate peanut butter oatmeal tastes like eating dessert for breakfast. Feel free to double or triple the recipe.
5/5 (9)
Total Time 10 minutes
Yield 1 serving


  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 3/4 cup milk of choice
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp dutch or additional regular cocoa powder
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1-2 tbsp peanut butter (or almond butter, or allergy friendly sub)
  • sweetener of choice
  • 1/4 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • optional 1 ripe banana
  • optional 1/4 cup milk of choice or creamer (I like nutpods creamer, because it’s unsweetened and dairy free)


  • In a pot, combine all ingredients except the vanilla extract and creamer. Feel free to throw in handful of chocolate chips if you wish. Bring to a boil. Once boiling, lower the heat to low, and stir until thick. Take off the heat, stir in the extract, and sweeten as desired. Pour the creamer or additional milk over top for a creamier result, and swirl it into the oatmeal with a spoon. Top with chocolate chips and melted peanut butter if desired.
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For a non chocolate version, try this easy Banana Oatmeal Recipe.

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Published on July 8, 2020

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  1. Anonymous says

    Just wondering about the nutrition info for this recipe. 1/2 cup of oats is 150, milk adds almost 100 and same with peanut butter so already its around 350 without the other ingredients?

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