This cozy, creamy and delicious overnight oats with home made apple butter is great to make when you want an easy, delicious and healthy breakfast or afternoon snack. Only a few key ingredients and almost no effort from your end is required to make this overnight oat. Make it for a breakfast on the go, serve it for brunch or eat it as an afternoon snack. This recipe is gluten and sugar free and can easily be made vegan.
It’s no secret that I’m not a huge fan of breakfasts, especially not during weekdays. I really don’t like spending time in the kitchen in the morning preparing a breakfast, I just want to get going. I therefore love making overnight oats, since I can just grab it in the morning, eat it right away, on the go or bring it along for a late breakfast or afternoon snack. This overnight oats is made flavored with vanilla and made with both milk and yogurt, which makes it extra creamy and a bit more filling. It is served with a home cooked apple butter that has a deep, rich and caramelized flavor. The apple butter can be served cold, or slightly warm for a cozier feeling that pairs so well with the cold overnight oats. You also have cinnamon fried apples that are tender but still left with a bit of core on the inside, to add a lovely contrast and chewing resistance to the oats. Then topped with chopped almonds for some crunch.
A few tips:
- You can make your own apple butter from this recipe or use a store bought one. But I would recommend to make your own.
- You can use any milk of your liking, the same goes for the plain yogurt. Use dairy free for vegan option.
- Use vanilla extract or stevia vanilla drops in the overnight oats.
- You can serve the overnight oats with warm (so delicious if you have time possibility and time) or cold apple butter.
- The fried apples can be eaten both warm and cold as well.
- This overnight oats is good to store in the fridge for up to five days.
Ingredients for this Overnight Oats with Apple Butter:
- Plain yogurt
- Vanilla extract or vanilla drops
- Apple butter
- Granulated sugar free sweetener (optional)
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Overnight Oats with Apple Butter (Gluten & Sugar Free)
For the overnight oats
- 1 1/2 dl Oats
- 1 1/2 dl Milk (any milk will work)
- 1/2 dl Plain yogurt
- 4-5 drops Vanilla stevia drops
For the topping
- 3/4 dl Apple butter (see note 1 for the recipe I used)
- 1/2 Apple diced
- 1 tsp Cinnamon
- 1 tsp Granulated sugar free sweetener (optional)
- 1/2 tbsp Water
- 3-4 Almonds roughly chopped
- Combine the ingredients for the overnight oats in a bowl, jar or glass. Stir to combine, place in the fridge for at least four hours.
- Make the apple butter if making your own. (See note 1 for the recipe I used).
- When ready to assembly the overnight oats preheat a nonstick pan over medium heat.
- Dice the apples, increase the heat to medium-high on the stove. Add apples, water, cinnamon and sweetener (if using), stir together. Let them cook until the water has evaporated, then lower the heat and fry for about 1 minute. You want them to turn slightly soft and get a little browned.
- Assembly the overnight oats by placing 1/2 dl of the apple butter at the bottom of a jar/glas. Place the overnight oats over the apple butter, top with the rest of the apple butter, fried apples and chopped almonds.