So first up, I am sorry. Sorry for holding out on you, and only sharing these amazing Overnight Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Oats with you now. Sorry for the fact that once you eat this deliciousness for breakfast, you won’t be able to have normal oats again. Sorry if you have kids, and they try these oats, because they will be asking for ‘chocolate peanut butter cup oats’ from here on in.
Overnight Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Oats
During the week, oatmeal is always a staple in our house. They are just so easy to prepare, and if prepared correctly, they keep those bellies full for ages.
As you know, I like making a couple batches of different things on the weekend, as kind of a way to cheat my way through being super organised throughout the week. It also helps for those times when you are feeling lazy, or when it’s cold, and you can’t get out of bed, and then the kids lose their cool because they are starved, and have never been fed in their lives. Yeah those days are fun.
So, I make a big batch of these overnight chocolate peanut butter cup oats on a Sunday night, and they last us through Wednesday. If you are heading out for work, make them up and then pop them into separate little mason jars, to make for super cute ‘grab-n-go’ breakfast cups.
If you prefer your oats hot, make these up as per the instructions, and then in the morning just give them a quick nuke in the microwave (if you use one), or 5 minutes over low-med heat on the stove top. You will probably need to add a little more milk of choice, to loosen them up.
For more sweet breakfast ideas, check out these favourites:
- 1 large ripe banana mashed
- 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
- 1 1/2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1 cup gluten-free rolled oats
- 1 1/2 cups milk of choice
- 1/2 tsp vanilla bean paste
- 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
- 1 tsp maple syrup
- Extra banana cacao nibs, cocoa powder and shredded unsweetened coconut for serving
- Add the mashed banana, peanut butter, cocoa powder, oats, milk, vanilla bean paste, cinnamon and maple syrup to a large bowl and mix until well combined
- Pop into the fridge overnight (see notes). If you want grab-n-go breakfast, then transfer the mixture into two mason jars, leaving room at the top for the extra toppings
- When ready, give the oats a stir, adding in a little more milk if needed. Add toppings of choice and enjoy
The oats will be soft enough to eat after 3 hours.
If you prefer your oats warm, then just add a little bit of milk, and heat over low-med heat in a saucepan for about 5 mins.
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