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Peanut Butter and Jelly Overnight Oats

The all-time best lunch sandwich in perfect overnight oats form!  You’ll love my Peanut Butter and Jelly Overnight Oats.

Peanut Butter and Jelly Overnight Oats

Hello! Hello!

My parents made a deal with me in high school.  They gave me an allowance each week, which included my lunch money.  The rules were I could spend the extra money on my lunch at school or make my own at home and keep the money.  I guess they were trying to teach me not to eat out too much or to save?  I’m still not sure…

It’s no big surprise that my high school self (who loved to SHOP even more than I do now) made my lunch every day and pocketed that money for bigger and brighter things, like all the clothes from the movie Clueless. <— totally dated myself, yikes! 

My specialty– a Peanut Butter and Jelly sandwich.  I probably ate one everyday for almost four years and never got sick of them.  I still love Peanut Butter and Jelly, although I try to health-ify it these days with better whole grain bread, natural peanut butter and just fruit jelly choices.  It’s such a classic combination.

So I had an idea!  Taking my beloved Peanut Butter and Jelly and turning it into overnight oats.

Enter my Peanut Butter and Jelly Overnight Oats.

Ta-da!!!!

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I am beyond thrilled with the way it turned out.  I used powered peanut butter in the overnight oats to keep the calorie count down and not overwhelm the oat flavor.  I layered it with fresh strawberries and quality strawberry jelly made out of just fruit.

My Peanut Butter and Jelly Overnight Oats is crowned with a lattice of real melted peanut butter and an additional dollop of jelly.  I love the combination of powdered peanut butter and real peanut butter.

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I even added a super food punch with some chia seeds in the mix.

This is truly a grown up version of my high school favorite.

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So next time you have a peanut butter and jelly think of me AND this fabulous Peanut Butter and Jelly Overnight Oats recipe.

Enjoy!

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52 Comments

  1. Janelle @ Run With No Regrets April 1, 2016 at 10:03 am - Reply

    I made overnight oats a few weeks ago and it definitely did NOT look or taste as good as this looks! I need to try this recipe!
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    • JulieWunder April 3, 2016 at 6:42 pm - Reply

      Haha! I try to fancy them up for the blog 🙂 I hope you enjoy them.

  2. Rachel March 21, 2016 at 7:45 pm - Reply

    Wow, how creative! I’ll have to try this. Thanks for linking up!
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  3. Miz Helen March 21, 2016 at 1:40 pm - Reply

    What a great breakfast to wake up to! Hope you have a very special week and thanks so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Miz Helen
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  4. Jess @hellotofit March 21, 2016 at 9:02 am - Reply

    Look at this delicious mound of overnight oats!! You go, Julie!!

    • JulieWunder March 21, 2016 at 11:01 am - Reply

      Thank you 🙂 I had a dream about the picture- haha!

  5. Annmarie March 21, 2016 at 8:34 am - Reply

    Drooooooooooling. This looks seriously amazing!!!
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  6. Esther March 19, 2016 at 11:03 pm - Reply

    I have actually never made overnight oats! But I am pretty sure that is about to change!
    PB&J is never a bad combo 🙂 And in oats! Delish!
    Thanks for joining the link-up!
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    • JulieWunder March 20, 2016 at 11:15 am - Reply

      It’s so good! You can eat it cold or nuke it for 30 seconds in the morning 🙂 I hope you enjoy.

  7. Beth Ann Chiles March 17, 2016 at 1:59 pm - Reply

    I am so in love with this breakfast! Awesome pictures. I love peanut butter and jelly and this is going to be perfect for me. Thanks!

    • JulieWunder March 20, 2016 at 10:51 am - Reply

      Thank you so much! I’m so glad you liked it.

  8. Andrea on Vacation March 16, 2016 at 3:13 pm - Reply

    Food photography at its finest!!! Good job! 🙂 It looks delicious with that peanut butter drizzle and bright red strawberries.

    • JulieWunder March 20, 2016 at 9:02 am - Reply

      Thank you!!! I’ve been working hard at it! 🙂

  9. Jennifer @ Show Me the Yummy March 16, 2016 at 10:18 am - Reply

    Yep. I need this. That PB drizzle on top? YUM!
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  10. [email protected] March 16, 2016 at 8:55 am - Reply

    I’ll make this in my nearly empty peanut butter jar. Pinned!
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  11. Liz March 16, 2016 at 8:22 am - Reply

    Oooh this looks so good. And easy! This would probably be a great post-run snack.

  12. Crystal Renaud March 16, 2016 at 7:49 am - Reply

    I have never done the oats in the fridge like this. I love oatmeal but not sure I would like the consistency. This sounds really good though so you may have me sold on trying it!
    Pinned!
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    • JulieWunder March 20, 2016 at 8:51 am - Reply

      They are good! A little chewy actually. Worth trying! I actually like to pop them in the microwave for 30 seconds to make them more room temperature. Good stuff.

  13. Jenn - a traveling Wife March 15, 2016 at 7:36 pm - Reply

    Gosh, you aren’t kidding. PB&J is such a classic that it hardly needs any altering!!
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  14. Jennifer @ Dashing in Style March 15, 2016 at 6:46 pm - Reply

    Love PB&J! I actually never knew powdered peanut butter existed. I’ll definitely be making this. Thanks for the recipe!

    • JulieWunder March 20, 2016 at 8:46 am - Reply

      Oh yes! It’s is such a good option for mixing into things like this! Fewer calories and still has the taste.

  15. [email protected] March 15, 2016 at 5:10 pm - Reply

    Sounds so yummy and the pictures are divine! I love peanut butter and jelly too!
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  16. rachel @ athletic avocado March 15, 2016 at 5:04 pm - Reply

    pb and jelly is the best combo ever! can’t ever go wrong with it 🙂

  17. Jessica Zaleskiwicz March 15, 2016 at 1:44 pm - Reply

    I used to eat oatmeal all the time for breakfast. I like the idea of putting a peanut butter and jelly spin on it.
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  18. Nicole @ Fitful Focus March 15, 2016 at 10:19 am - Reply

    This looks so amazing!! I seriously can’t stop looking at these pictures. I need to make an almond butter version of this.
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  19. Farrah March 15, 2016 at 10:05 am - Reply

    I haven’t had PB&J in ages, but holy crud, definitely gonna have to start again! This looks awesome!!

    • JulieWunder March 20, 2016 at 8:43 am - Reply

      Yay! So glad you like it. Hope you get a chance to try it— budget friendly too!

  20. Do you think you could eat this warmed up? I am not such a fan of the cold oats. Otherwise yum!
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    • JulieWunder March 20, 2016 at 8:42 am - Reply

      Yes! I actually warm it up a little in the morning sometimes and then add the toppings 🙂

  21. Heather @fitncookies March 15, 2016 at 7:17 am - Reply

    What a great idea from your parents! I tended to pack my lunch so much during high school, regardless. I Just never had a desire to eat all the greasy food- but I did sometimes! we did have a really nice salad bar, so that was a nice option. I don’t like peanut butter (I know!) but these oats make me want them regardless, haha!

    • JulieWunder March 20, 2016 at 8:41 am - Reply

      Yeah– the food was kind of yucky. I think the only option I deamed acceptable was a slice of Papa Johns. They actually had a pizza booth like that. Can’t imagine that would go over in school these days 🙂

  22. Lori March 15, 2016 at 6:53 am - Reply

    Looks so yummy! You know what I am thinking….breakfast for ? It is frightening that I can go through 1# of PB2 in no time. I keep it in my desk at work.

    • JulieWunder March 20, 2016 at 8:40 am - Reply

      It’s like your the PB2 monster 🙂 It’s so good in oatmeal!

  23. [email protected] March 15, 2016 at 6:53 am - Reply

    PB&J was always a favorite of mine! Love this!
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  24. Blane Sherer March 15, 2016 at 6:49 am - Reply

    Looks tasty.
    I like the strawberry touch.

  25. Susie @ SuzLyfe March 15, 2016 at 6:22 am - Reply

    Alex is a PB and J monster. I won’t even make his PB and J’s (if he were to ask me to) because there is just no way I would ever get the ratio correct!
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    • JulieWunder March 20, 2016 at 8:39 am - Reply

      Haha! Everyone does have their own preferences 🙂

  26. Dannii @ Hungry Healthy Happy March 15, 2016 at 6:14 am - Reply

    Oh, I just want to dip my spoon in to that peanut butter at the top. This is definitely my kind of breakfast!
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