Apple Pie Overnight Oats

By the time this post goes live (thanks, pre-scheduling!), I will be in good ol’ Rhode Island! I found cheap plane tickets (thanks, Southwest!), and since this happens to be my dad’s birthday (thanks… grandparents?), I snatched them right up. I didn’t tell my dad I was coming, though, because who doesn’t love a birthday surprise?! (Me, that’s who. I don’t like surprises.)

Anyway, I’m excited to spend time with my family—even my brother is flying in from Seattle; by coincidence, he has a wedding to attend this weekend in RI. And I’ll get to see most of closest home-friends, some of whom I haven’t seen in ages. Basically, it’s going to be a wonderful long weekend.

But enough about me and my travel plans! Instead, let’s talk about me and my food. :P

Today I have yet another vegan overnight oats recipe to share with you, making this the third time I’ve blogged about something oatmeal-related this month. I hope you’re not tired of it yet! I make no promises that a fourth post won’t show up at some point. ;) For now, though, check out this yummy breakfast I devoured on Friday morning:

Nearly top-down image of a mason jar filled with chunky oatmeal, with lots of visible little apple pieces.

A big ol’ jar of vegan Apple Pie Overnight Oats! I chopped up half an apple and put it right in the oatmeal, and it really made this one special. It even *smelled* like an apple pie, redolent of cinnamon and deep brown sugar. Mmm. These oats sit a little lighter in your tummy than my pumpkin oats, but they’re no less satisfying.

Apple Pie Overnight Oats
Serves one

1/2 small apple, diced small
1/4 C unsweetened applesauce
1/2 c non-dairy milk
1 T brown sugar
1/2 t cinnamon
Dash nutmeg
Dash salt
1/2 C rolled oats (I use Bob’s Red Mill Rolled Oats)

In a mason jar or other container with a tight lid, combine all ingredients except the oats. Shake vigorously until well-combined. Add the oats and shake again. Place in fridge and chill overnight.

Do you have any travel plans in the near future? How do you feel about surprises?

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22 thoughts on “Apple Pie Overnight Oats

  1. I’m so excited to find this recipe! I’m a vegan with a banana allergy, and almost every other overnight oat recipe I’ve found has that as one of the key ingredients. I just have one question- could I make a few days worth of these for breakfast at a time and just keep them in the refrigerator for a few days? Or will they not last?

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    • I’m glad to help! As for preparing in advance, I’m not sure. I regularly make my overnight oats ahead of time, and they’re definitely still good a few days later. But I haven’t done that with this recipe, so I don’t know how the fresh fruit would hold up for more than a night or two. Maybe you could make everything but the apples, and then just chop and add the apples each night?

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  3. Can you heat this oatmeal and eat it warm? So excited to try this since it doesn’t have greek yogurt or whole milk in it, but I like to eat oatmeal warm.

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  6. I was in an apple kind of mood this week with my overnight oats and decided to give this one a try. I was hesitant, I admit, as I tend to avoid white sugar (and thus brown sugar as well). But I realize I use honey and maple syrup, and I don’t really have a stance on refined sugar. So I went for it, making my own brown sugar. And O.M.G. That brown sugar makes all the difference in the apple pie experience! This was AMAZING! It was thinner than I like my oats to be, but I was okay with it because of the taste! I might try adding some chia seeds or something when/if I make these again. But wow. Just wow. This is probably my favorite apple oats recipe yet. Thank you!

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