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Delicious, creamy and dreamy Pumpkin Pie Overnight Oats! Not sure what to do with leftover pumpkin puree? This easy fall breakfast is easy to whip up with some oats, greek yogurt, and leftover canned pumpkin!

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Easy, creamy and delicious Pumpkin Overnight Oats!

If you’re all about everything pumpkin spice once the first leaves fall, you’re going to love this quick and easy Pumpkin Pie Overnight Oats recipe! This thick, creamy breakfast (or even dessert, really) recipe is loaded with delicious pumpkin spice flavor. Whip these up in 5 minutes and have them at the ready all week long! Just add a sprinkling of crunchy pecans and a dollop of whipped cream, and dive into pumpkin pie- for breakfast!

Pumpkin Pie Overnight Oats 

Not sure what to do with leftover pumpkin puree? This is it!

Just finished a baking project, and you’re left with an odd amount of leftover pumpkin puree? This is the recipe for you! This easy Pumpkin Pie flavored overnight oats recipe only calls for 1/2 cup of pumpkin per serving! Perfect for that little bit left in the can you’re looking to use up!

What to do with leftover pumpkin puree- pumpkin overnight oats!

What goes into the Pumpkin overnight oats?

To make these creamy and delicious oats, you will need:

  • Nonfat Greek yogurt. I like to use vanilla flavored Greek yogurt.
  • Milk. Use your fave! Non dairy works, too!
  • Canned pumpkin purée (not pumpkin pie filling).
  • Pure Maple syrup, or honey. If you like your oats less sweet, cut the amount to your tastes.
  • Vanilla extract.
  • Old fashioned oats. I like Bob’s Red Mill Old Fashioned Rolled Oats.
  • Ground cinnamon, fresh grated nutmeg, salt, and ground ginger.
  • Chopped pecans and a touch of whipped cream (optional) for serving.

Making the overnight oats

To make the overnight oats, you’ll start by mixing together the pumpkin, yogurt, milk, vanilla, and your sweetener of choice in a small mixing bowl. Once well combined, you’ll add the oats and spices, and mix well. Transfer the mixture to your vessel of choice, cover (or seal) and refrigerate for at least 6 hours, and up to 5 days.

When you’re ready to eat, top the jar with the chopped pecans, add a dollop of whipped cream for your inner child, and indulge in pumpkin pie – for breakfast!

Can I make the oats ahead of time?

While overnight are meant to sit, well, overnight- you can actually make them well ahead of time. If you want to prep these for the week, you can make them 4-5 days in advance. Then you can grab and go whenever you like. I like store mine in mason jars with lids for easy storage and transport. On the go? Make small portioned baggies of pecans for topping!

Leftover pumpkin puree and cinnamon overnight oats

Storing the Overnight Oats

Once the oats are blended and in their containers, you’ll store them in the refrigerator until ready to eat. For best texture and flavor, make them at least 6 hours prior to when you plan to enjoy them.

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Pumpkin Pie Overnight Oats 

Prep Time5 mins
Course: Breakfast
Keyword: oatmeal, pumpkin
Servings: 1


  • 1/4 cup nonfat Greek yogurt , (I like vanilla)
  • 1/2 cup milk of choice, (I use 2%)
  • 1/2 cup canned pumpkin purée, (not pumpkin pie filling)
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup, or honey 
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract 
  • 1/2 cup old fashioned oats 
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp fresh grated nutmeg 
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger 
  • 1 tbsp chopped pecans, for serving
  • whipped cream, for serving


  • In a small mixing bowl, stir together yogurt, milk, pumpkin, maple syrup, and vanilla.
    2. Stir in oats, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt, and ginger.
    3. Transfer to a mason jar with a lid, or an airtight container or bowl.
    4. Refrigerate overnight, or up to 4 days in advance.
    5. Once ready to eat, top with pecans and whipped cream, if desired.

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