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Instant Pot Chocolate Oatmeal — Chocolate Peanut Butter Quick Oats

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Instant Pot oatmeal is one of the fastest and easiest recipes. This Instant Pot Oatmeal Chocolate Peanut Butter Quick Oats recipe is a quick and simple way to indulge in the flavors of your favorite peanut butter cup candy, without any of the guilt!

The pairing of creamy peanut butter and chocolate tastes like a decadent treat, but combined with nutrient-rich oats it is healthy enough to have anytime...as a power-packed breakfast, a satisfying lunch, or even for a light and hearty evening snack.

Instant Pot oatmeal chocolate peanut butter quick oats served in a white bowl with a spoon in front of a pink and white patterned napkin

Check out our other Instant Pot Oatmeal Variations.

Three Reasons Oats like Chocolate Oatmeal are Good for You

The oat grain, or groat, may be small, but it is a nutritional powerhouse that provides many health benefits. Here are three important ways oats are good for you;

  1. Oats contain more protein than most grains, which provides sustained energy.
  2. They are a good source of fiber, including beta-glucan, which is a soluble fiber that can help reduce cholesterol and blood sugar levels.
  3. Oats also contain many powerful antioxidants, including avenanthramides. These compounds may help reduce blood pressure.

The Benefits of Peanut Butter

Topping your oatmeal with a serving of peanut butter is not only a delicious idea, it provides the powerful combination of fiber (2 g per serving) and protein (8 g per serving), which helps to keep you feeling full longer.  It's also a good source of vitamin E, magnesium and potassium.

Research shows that eating peanut butter can also decrease your risk of type 2 diabetes, as well as other chronic health conditions. Plus, adding peanut butter to your chocolate quick oats makes one salty and sweet flavor power couple!

For even more chocolatey oatmeal goodness, you've got to try our delicious Instant Pot Double Chocolate Quick Oats with Strawberries.

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How to Make Instant Pot Chocolate Oatmeal — Chocolate Peanut Butter Quick Oats

Step #1: Spray bottom and sides of the Instant Pot inner pot with nonstick cooking spray, and add in the quick oats and chocolate almond milk. 

Alternatively, add 1 cup of water to the pot and put ingredients in a ceramic casserole dish that will fit on top of the trivet.

uncooked quick oats inside a white ceramic casserole dish set on top of the Instant Pot trivet insert

Step #2: Turn the valve to pressure setting, and select a manual cooking time of 5 minutes. Once cooking time has elapsed, do a quick release. Open the lid and stir.

close up of the chocolate almond milk and quick oats inside a white ceramic casserole dish

Step #3: Dish into bowls, stir in peanut butter, and sprinkle with chocolate chips (or toppings of your choice). Enjoy!

cooked chocolate quick oats inside the Instant Pot being stirred with a stainless steel spoon

More Instant Pot Oatmeal Recipes

If you like Instant Pot Oatmeal — Chocolate Peanut Butter Quick Oats, check out these other tasty recipes:

Don't forget to check out all our other Instant Pot Oatmeal Variations. Some of our favorites are: Instant Pot Steel Cut Oats with Strawberries and Brown Sugar, Quick Oats with various toppings, Blueberry Banana Pecan Oatmeal with Blueberry Compote and Instant Pot Steel Cut Oats Banana Split.

Supplies Needed for Pot-in-Pot Oatmeal

  • Instant Pot Pot-in-Pot - This pan is essential when cooking recipes that might stick to the bottom of the pan.
  • Tall Trivet Set- Use this handy too when cooking a recipe in the inner pot and second recipe (or part of a recipe, like rice) utilizing the pot-in-pot method
  • Sling- You'll want to have a sling when you use the pot-in-pot method, like when you make cheesecake.
  • Instant Pot Inner Pot - I like to have an extra inner pot available because of how much cooking I do in my Instant Pot. It comes in really handy when I want to put a lid on the inner pot and refrigerate the leftovers, or mix up ingredients the night before to save time at the end of the day.
  • 101 Instant Pot Recipes for Beginners-  This book comes in handy when you're learning how to use your Instant Pot and experimenting with new recipes.

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Recipes

Yield: 4

Instant Pot Oatmeal Chocolate Peanut Butter Quick Oats

chocolate peanut butter oatmeal

Indulge in the flavors of your favorite peanut butter cup candy, guilt-free!

Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Additional Time 10 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups quick oats
  • 4 cups chocolate almond milk
  • 2 tablespoons peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons chocolate chips

Instructions

    1. Spray bottom and sides of inner pot with nonstick cooking spray. Alternatively, add 1 cup of water to pot and put ingredients in a casserole dish that will fit on top of the trivet.
    2. Mix together quick oats and almond milk.
    3. Turn pressure valve to pressure setting, and select a manual cooking time of 5 minutes.
    4. Once cooking time has elapsed, do a quick release.
    5. Add mix-ins to the oatmeal and serve.
    6. Makes 4-6 servings.

Notes

Look at the supplies below for our recommendation a pan to use for the pot-in-pot method.

Nutrition Information

Yield

4

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 318Total Fat 11gSaturated Fat 2gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 7gCholesterol 0mgSodium 299mgCarbohydrates 49gNet Carbohydrates 0gFiber 5gSugar 25gSugar Alcohols 0gProtein 8g

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