Pumpkin Spice Steel Cut Oatmeal

This Pumpkin Spice Steel Cut Oatmeal is a filing, healthy, and comforting breakfast!

  • Author: Happy Healthy Mama
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x


  • 2 cups steel cut oats
  • 1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin puree (not pumpkin pie mix, just plain pumpkin)
  • 5 cups water
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice mix*


  • Put all ingredients in a large pot and stir well.
  • Bring the mixture to a boil over medium heat.
  • Reduce the heat to a simmer, and simmer, stirring frequently, until the oats are cooked and the oatmeal is thickened, 20-30 minutes.
  • Serve with optional toppings: milk, walnuts, dried cranberries, or white chocolate chips


*If you don’t have a pumpkin pie spice mix,  use 1 teaspoon cinnamon, ¾ teaspoon ground ginger, ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg, ½ teaspoon allspice, and ¼ teaspoon ground cloves