Cranberry Overnight Oats
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Why You’ll Love This Recipe
- Cranberry Overnight Oats is the perfect way to use up any leftover cranberry sauce from Thanksgiving.
- These oats taste like cranberry pie but are actually healthy.
- Filled with antioxidants, healthy fats, omega-3 fatty acids and carbs.
- This breakfast recipe is filling, but won’t leave you feeling weighed down.
- The perfect meal prep breakfast for the week!
- As written this recipe is vegan, plant-based and dairy free.
- Use certified gluten free oats to make it gluten free.
- Check out my Matcha Overnight Oats for another great option!
Ingredients And Substitutions
These are the main ingredients and substitutions for Cranberry Overnight Oats. Scroll down to the recipe card for a full list of ingredients and instructions.
Use old fashioned rolled oats and not quick or steel cut oats.
Ground flax adds a boost of fiber while also adds a lovely texture.
Chia seeds are filled with healthy fats like omega-3’s and also add to a thick and creamy texture.
A touch of cinnamon adds a warm a cozy flavor.
You can use any type of milk or nut milk alternative such as almond, coconut, cashew, oat milk, or dairy milk, but then the recipe won’t be vegan.
Use pure maple syrup and not pancake syrup. Alternatively, you can use honey, agave or date syrup.
Vanilla extracts adds a lovely flavor.
Cranberry sauce that is leftover, or for fresh check out my cranberry sauce that is filled inside these crumb bars.
Yogurt is optional but really adds to that pie flavor, you can use dairy free or regular plain yogurt!
How To Make
ONE: In a jar with a lid, combine the dry ingredients and mix until well incorporated.
TWO: Add in the almond milk, vanilla extract and maple syrup last and mix once more. Cover and store in the fridge for a minimum of 4 hours or overnight.
THREE: The next day, stir the oats well and then layer accordingly, or just top with cranberry sauce and yogurt and enjoy!
Tips And Tricks
Add cranberry sauce after the oats have soaked otherwise they will turn pink, but will still taste amazing!
Layer the oats in a new jar if you want them to look pretty! Start by adding some of the oats, then yogurt, then cranberry sauce, and repeat!
How To Serve And Store
Serve these Cranberry Overnight Oats cold and enjoy with some yogurt for a sweet and tart flavor.
Oats can also be warmed up the next day if preferred. Warm them in the microwave or on the stovetop.
Taste And Texture
These cranberry sauce overnight oats are sweet, tart and taste like eating pie for breakfast!
The texture is cold, soft, creamy and chewy.
My Favorite Containers For Overnight Oats
These are the jars that are shown in the photos, they are spice jars, but work great for overnight oats.
Alternatively, you can also use weck jars, mason jars, these glass jars with plastic lids, or these glass jars with a bamboo lids.
Frequently Asked Questions
Overnight oats stay fresh up to 5 days.
Yes totally, by using certified gluten free oats.
Yes! Warm them up in the microwave or on the stovetop.
Other Recipes You May Like
- Tiramisu Overnight Oats
- Banana Bread Overnight Oats
- Peach Pie Overnight Oats
- Cinnamon Roll Overnight Oats
- Maple Overnight Oats
If you make these Cranberry Overnight Oats, I would really appreciate a comment and rating down below, under the recipe card. Don’t forget to take a picture and tag me over on Instagram, Tiktok or Pinterest!