These steel-cut oats turn rich, creamy, and perfectly tender overnight, making the perfect, sweet bowl of oats ready for you in the morning. They’re not too liquidy or watery, and they’re not tough or too chewy! Just perfectly creamy and easy.
Why These Overnight Steel Cut Oats Are So Good
- Lightly toasted, buttery steel-cut oats flavored with vanilla and maple syrup are an absolute dream for breakfast. A touch of cool sweetness that is perfect for mornings on the go or just mornings where cereal just won’t cut it!
- These oats are made even easier by cooking ahead of time and popping into the fridge overnight. Nothing could be more simple than just grabbing a jar out of the refrigerator!
- This recipe is so easy to customize with yogurt, peanut butter, or whatever toppings you could imagine.
How To Make This Recipe
- Add butter to a saucepan over medium heat. Let melt, and then add the oats. Cook them until they are slightly toasted and golden.
- Add the almond milk and bring everything to a boil. Remove from the heat and stir in the salt, vanilla, and maple syrup. If you’d like, add yogurt or peanut butter.
- Transfer everything to jars or a container and cover. Refrigerate overnight.
Top Tips For Making
- Your oats will keep in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 5 days.
- We topped our oats with blueberries, pomegranate, sliced almonds, and cinnamon, but there are a million other possibilities! Try bananas, strawberries, honey, chia seeds, pecans, walnuts, apples, or chocolate chips. For peanut butter oats, try bananas or even a little jelly on top.
- For vegan, use vegan butter or coconut oil to toast the oats.
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Overnight Steel Cut Oats
These easy overnight steel cut oats are rich, thick, and creamy. The perfect breakfast!
Add butter to saucepan over medium heat. Melt, then add oats and cook until slightly toasted and golden.
Add almond milk and bring everything to a boil. Remove from the heat. Stir in salt, vanilla, and maple syrup. Add yogurt or peanut butter if desired.
Transfer everything to jars or containers and cover. Refrigerate overnight.
- Storage: Keep in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 5 days.
- Topping ideas: Blueberries, pomegranate, sliced almonds, cinnamon, bananas, strawberries, honey, chia seeds, pecans, walnuts, apples, chocolate chips, jelly
- Vegan: Use vegan butter or coconut oil to toast oats