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Black Forest Overnight Oats (Chocolate and Cherries)

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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 8 hours
Total Time: 8 hours 10 minutes
Servings: 1
Calories: 267kcal
Author: Organize Yourself Skinny


  • pint size mason jar
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
  • small pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut milk or any milk you choose
  • 1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon pure maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup frozen dark sweet cherries preferably organic
  • 1 teaspoon mini chocolate chips


  • In the mason jar stir together rolled oats, cocoa powder, cinnamon, and salt. Next add the coconut milk, vanilla extract, and pure maple syrup. Stir together until all the ingredients are combined. Place the frozen cherries on top. Put lid on and store in the refrigerator 8 5-8 hours or overnight. In the morning, stir the chocolate chips into the overnight oats. Add in a little extra coconut milk, if needed, till you get the consistency you like. Give it a taste. If you need a little more sweetness then add in more pure maple syrup, 1 teaspoon at a time, until you get the desired sweetness you like.


Make ahead instructions
This recipe can be made up to 3 days ahead of time. Don't add the chocolate chips until you are ready to eat.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 267kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 7g | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 7g