Quick Pumpkin Oatmeal Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Quick Pumpkin Oatmeal Recipe
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Quick Pumpkin Oatmeal

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    5 mins
  • COOK

    15 mins

    20 mins


  1. Mix milk, oats, pumpkin puree, cinnamon, salt, ginger, allspice, and nutmeg together in a 4-quart microwave-safe bowl.
  2. Cook on High for 12 to 15 minutes, stirring once. Sprinkle brown sugar and pecan pieces over the oatmeal to serve.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jan 25, 2013

This is seriously one of the best things I've eaten in a long time. I made this on the stove instead of in the microwave, used half fat free evaporated milk/half regular 2% milk and I poured a little cold fat free evaporated milk over the top along with the brown sugar and pecans. All of us LOVED this oatmeal and wished there was more for seconds. But there was not. Next time, I'll double it. Excellent for cold winter mornings.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Dec 15, 2014

Good, but have to find a way for more flavor...

Aug 18, 2013

This was fantastic! My husband accidentally bought quick cooking oats, so I decreased the cooking time to 6 minutes in the microwave. I love that it's easy to control the amount of sugar in this recipe--less for me, a little more for my kids. This will be a Fall staple in our house. I can make up a batch and reheat servings before school. Thanks for sharing!

Jan 25, 2013

I thought this was pretty good. Definitely better than most pumpkin oatmeal recipes I have tried. I only had quick oats, so I had to use those. I would definitely recommend the rolled oats. I made 1/2 recipe and it made 4-5 servings. So, the actual recipe, written as is, would make at least 8 servings and not 4. I microwaved it for 8 minutes and it seemed just right. Be patient, it will take at least that long to thicken and the liquid to absorb. I sprinkled mine with the optional brown sugar and pecans. I definitely recommend them. I probably added a little more brown sugar than suggested. I then added milk to my dish, as I always do with oatmeal.

Nov 19, 2014

My family really liked it. I made it with almond milk - in order to be dairy free. Much more filling than ordinary oatmeal.

Sep 15, 2013

Follow recipe to the letter. But mine was super thick after 6 min. Nice flavor. Might make large batch and put in crockpot to cook overnight for an easy breakfast with company.

Oct 12, 2014

I was excited to try this, but it wasn't as good as I hoped. I was missing the nutmeg, so that might have played a part. Again, it wasn't awful, but I felt it was missing something.

Aug 13, 2014

Didn't have allspice, but otherwise followed the recipe exactly. Everyone liked it. Keeper.


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  • Calories
  • 337 kcal
  • 17%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 50.6 g
  • 16%
  • Cholesterol
  • 17 mg
  • 6%
  • Fat
  • 9.8 g
  • 15%
  • Fiber
  • 6.8 g
  • 27%
  • Protein
  • 13.5 g
  • 27%
  • Sodium
  • 531 mg
  • 21%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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