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Cherry overnight oats

Cherry Overnight Oats

This Cherry Overnight Oats is a delicious plant-based recipe that’s creamy, wholesome, and delicious! Make a few jars ahead of time for an easy healthy breakfast recipe to enjoy all week.
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Course: Breakfast, breakfast recipe
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cherry overnight oats, cherry overnight oats recipe
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 6 hours
Total Time: 6 hours 5 minutes
Servings: 1 person
Calories: 303kcal


  • 16-ounce mason jars
  • mason jar lids


  • ½ cup rolled oats
  • ½ cup unsweetened coconut milk can substitute any milk
  • ½ cup fresh or frozen dark sweet cherries pits removed
  • ½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons ground flaxseeds
  • 1 teaspoon chia seeds
  • 2 teaspoons pure maple syrup
  • 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon


  • Start with the cherries. Remove the pits, if needed. Then chop the cherries or leave them whole.
  • Into the mason jar, add the oats, cinnamon, ground flaxseeds, and chia seeds. Give the ingredients a couple of stirs to mix.
  • Then stir in the coconut milk, vanilla extract, and pure maple syrup. The liquid needs to be covering the oats.
  • To the top of the oats, place the cherries.
  • Cover with the lid and put into the fridge overnight, at least 6 hours.
  • In the morning, give the overnight oats a couple of stirs and, if necessary, add a splash of coconut milk to loosen the oatmeal. Give it a taste and if you need extra sweetness, stir in a teaspoon of pure maple syrup.


Storage Tips
For the week
Assemble the ingredients for cherry overnight oats in a mason jar and then store in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.
To freeze
You can also assemble the dry ingredients and cherries into packets or jars without the liquid and freeze them. When you’re ready to make the recipe, put the ingredients into a jar, add the milk, and then cover and refrigerate.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 303kcal | Carbohydrates: 53g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 25mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 18g