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Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal

Fall Flavors Week continues and today I'm sharing my new favorite breakfast, Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal! I found this recipe on the Taste of Home site and it caught my eye because it was done in a slow cooker. 

I know, I know, everyone's on the Instantpot train, but I'm still rocking it old school.  First thing you do is mix all the ingredients together in a bowl. I know it's tempting to just mix it in the slow cooker, but it will stick.  Cook it on low 5 to 6 hours.

It's great straight, but I added some fun toppings too.  Some glazed pecans, some Craisins and a few pepitas and I finished it off with a little drizzle of maple syrup.

I packed the remaining portions into jars, added the toppings and had breakfast ready to go for the week. I think this could easily be converted to an overnight oats version by using regular oats instead of steel cut and I'd probably use almond milk instead of regular.

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Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal

Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal
Author: Jolene's Recipe Journal


  • 1 can (15 ounces) solid-pack pumpkin
  • 1 cup steel-cut oats
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups water
  • 1-1/2 cups 2% milk
  • Optional toppings: Glazed pecans, Craisins, pepitas, maple syrup, ground cinnamon, brown sugar and milk


  1. In a large bowl, combine the first 6 ingredients; stir in water and milk.
  2. Transfer to a greased 3-qt. slow cooker. Cook, covered, on low 5-6 hours or until oats are tender, stirring once.
  3. Serve with toppings as desired.
Pumpkin spice, oatmeal
Breakfast, Brunch, Slow cooker




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Lisa said…
This is a bowl full of FALL! Spices and all. YUM!
Julie said…
A perfect Fall flavored breakfast. Yum!
Anonymous said…
I love warm spiced oatmeal for breakfast and could totally get behind this pumpkin version for fall!
Marcelle said…
Jolene, I have a Power Cooker, same idea as an Instant Pot. I use it like a slow cooker with a brown function 😆 I never pressure cook a single thing. This oatmeal looks completely nutritious and delicious! Gorgeous color to it too!
Inger said…
This will take your oatmeal over the top! And I love the concentrated nutrition in pumpkin!
Radha said…
Oatmeal is my preferred breakfast. This pumpkin flavored oatmeal is the breakfast for Fall season! Yummy and comforting!
lablog life said…
pumpkins are always favourite

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