Apple Pie Overnight Oats

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These effortless Apple Pie Overnight Oats make for a speedy breakfast! This simple recipe requires just a few ingredients and is a great way to start your morning.

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apple pie overnight oats

Overnight oats are a really simple breakfast that you can prep in advance to make your mornings quick and easy. Overnight oats can be eaten either hot or cold, depending on your preference. I like to eat them cold in the summer, and hot in the winter. They’re fantastic either way.

Overnight oats can keep for up to 5 days in the fridge, so you can make one for every day of the week. Just pull it out of the fridge and you’ve got breakfast sorted. It can’t be easier than that. Plus, the apple pie flavor is super tasty.

Ingredients You’ll Need

Ingredients for apple pie overnight oats
  • Apple – Peeled and finely chopped.
  • Butter – Use salted butter and take it out of the refrigerator at least 30 minutes before you’ll use it to allow it to come to room temperature.
  • Maple Syrup – use a high-quality real maple syrup, if you can.
  • Apple Pie Spice – You might find this spice blend in the store, but if you can’t find it here is a recipe to make it yourself.
  • Old Fashioned Oats – Also known as rolled oats, Old Fashioned Oats are flattened so they cook faster than steel cut oats.
  • Milk – You can use anywhere from half and half for creamier oats to skim milk for less creamy, or even use a milk substitute of your choice.
  • Greek Yogurt – Adding Greek yogurt will make the oats even creamier, but this is entirely optional
  • Vanilla Extract – To add a mild vanilla flavor.
  • Brown Sugar – I use a light brown sugar that has a mild sweet caramel flavor.

How To Make These Apple Pie Overnight Oats

In a saucepan, combine the apple, butter, maple syrup and cinnamon. Cook, covered, over medium-low heat for about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

ingredients for cooked apples in a pot

Remove the lid and continue to cook for 2-3 minutes. You want the apples to cook down so they are mushy, and most of the liquid to evaporate. When it gets to this stage, remove it from the heat.

cooked apples in a pot

In a small bowl, mix the oats, milk, yogurt, vanilla, and brown sugar until it’s all well combined. Add 3/4 of the apple mixture and stir to incorporate it into the oats. Reserve the remaining apples to put on the top later. Cover and refrigerator the oats overnight or at least 3 hours.

apple pie overnight oats in a bowl

In the morning uncover the overnight oats and stir. If the mixture is too thick, you can add some milk. You can now add the remaining apple mixture to the top. Heat it up up, if you want, and spoon it on top of the oats.

a spoonful of apple pie overnight oats

Enjoy cold or warm.

Additional Helpful Tips

  • If you prefer not to use maple syrup, honey or another natural liquid sweetener will work. If you wish to reduce the sugar in this recipe, you can use a sugar substitute of your choice.
  • After a day or two of chilling, the oats might become dry or thick. If that happens, just add more milk to make them as creamy as you wish.
  • To make this recipe vegan, substitute the milk and yogurt with vegan versions.
  • You can substitute cinnamon or pumpkin pie spice for the apple pie spice.
  • I like to refrigerate these oats in a pint glass canning jar with a reusable lid. This gives you the room to stir it up and add more milk in the morning if you like. These are served in a 1/2 pint jar.
apple pie overnight oats

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I reheat overnight oats?

You can reheat overnight in the microwave or eat them cold. It is your choice! They are great either way. If you like to reheat your oats, just put them in the microwave for about 60 seconds, then stir it up.

How long will overnight oats keep?

You can store your overnight oats in the refrigerator for up to 5 days. This is what makes them so great for breakfast meal prep, because you can make one for each weekday. After the third day, the oats will begin to soften and the texture will be slightly different, so we don’t recommend keeping them longer than 5 days.

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apple pie overnight oats

Apple Pie Overnight Oats

Make these effortless Apple Pie Overnight Oats for a speedy breakfast! This simple recipe is ideal for the entire family and is a great way to start your morning.
5 from 34 votes
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Course: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: apple, Oats
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 13 minutes
Refrigerate Overnight: 12 hours
Total Time: 12 hours 18 minutes
Servings: 2 Servings
Calories: 332kcal
Author: Chloe

Ingredients

  • 1 apple peeled and chopped
  • 1 teaspoon salted butter
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon apple pie spice
  • 1 cup old fashioned oats
  • 1 cup milk or milk substitute of your choice
  • 4 tablespoons greek yogurt optional
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoon brown sugar

Instructions

  • In a saucepan, combine the apple, butter, maple syrup and cinnamon. Cook, covered, over medium-low heat for about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Remove the lid and continue to cook for 2-3 minutes, until the apples further cook down and some liquid evaporates. Remove from heat.
  • In a small bowl, mix the oats, milk, yogurt, vanilla, and brown sugar until well combined.
  • Make two layers each of the oats and the apple filling in 2 small glass jars. Cover and refrigerator overnight or at least 3 hours.
  • In the morning uncover the overnight oats and stir. If the mixture is too thick add some milk.
  • Enjoy cold or warm.

Notes

If you can’t find apple pie spice, you can make your own with this recipe.

Nutrition

Calories: 332kcal | Carbohydrates: 54g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 87mg | Potassium: 484mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 236IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 220mg | Iron: 2mg

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