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Oatmeal with Peanut Butter

A great way to introduce peanuts to your baby, is by stirring it into this delicious and wholesome oat cereal. 

Nutritional Information

  • Oats are packed with many nutrients, including antioxidants, manganese, phosphorus, iron, and vitamin B1. 
  • They are also a great source of two different types of fiber, which help keep your little one's digestive tract going strong, help stabilize blood sugar, as well as support your baby’s cardiovascular health.

Oat Cereal with Peanut Butter

Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time:
 10 minutes
Servings: 15 ounces
Age: 6+ months 


  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup old-fashioned or rolled oats
  • 2 tsp smooth peanut butter


  1. Boil: In a medium saucepan, bring 2 cups of water to a boil.
  2. Add Oats: add in 1 cup of old-fashioned oats.
  3. Cook: turn down the heat to medium-low and cook the oats for 5-10 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until all of the water is gone, and the oats are soft. Let cool slightly. 
  4. Blend: transfer the oats to a blender or food processor and puree for 1-2 minutes, adding water in 1/4 cup increments if needed, until completely smooth. 
  5. Stir: add in a drizzle of peanut butter and stir until incorporated. 
  6. Eat: serve to baby or freeze for later. 



Age: 6+ months

Yield: Makes roughly 15 ounces 

Adding Spices: you can add a big pinch of cinnamon or pumpkin pie spice mix, or a smaller pinch of nutmeg or cloves to these oats before blending. 

Storage: Fridge – store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days or in the freezer for up to 3 months.

Thawing: Once thawed, the oats can become pretty thick. To thin the oatmeal out again, add water, breast milk, formula, or another fruit or veggie to the oatmeal one tablespoon at a time until you reach your desired consistency.