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These Chocolate Peanut Butter Oats use quick steel cut oats for a creamy and decadent texture. Instant Pot recipe also included!

Instant Pot Chocolate Peanut Butter Steel Cut Oats

If you don't have quick steel cut oats or you want to meal prep breakfast for an easy grab and go option, try this recipe in the Instant Pot!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 3 mins
Pressure Release Time 20 mins
Total Time 33 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings
Calories 296 kcal


  • Pressure Cooker


  • 1.5 cup traditional steel cut oats
  • 4 cups water
  • 4 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 4 tbsp powdered peanut butter real nut butter works as well
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds
  • 2 tbsp dairy-free dark chocolate chips


  • drizzle of maple syrup
  • chopped walnuts
  • additional chocolate chips
  • splash of dairy-free creamer


  • Add water and oats into the Instant Pot.
  • Set to High Pressure for 3 minutes, making sure the pressure release valve is closed.
  • It will take about 10 minutes for the Instant Pot to come to pressure.
  • Once the 3 minute cooking time is done, natural release the pressure for 20 minutes, then quick release if there is any pressure left.
  • Add in the remaining ingredients, stir and enjoy!


This makes 4 servings, great for meal prep! 
Serve in air-tight containers in the refrigerator for 4-5 days. 
Keyword breakfast, dressing, oatmeal, steel cut oats