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Bowl of steel cut oats with a pink napkin and spoon

Overnight Steel Cut Oats

These easy overnight steel cut oats are rich, thick, and creamy. The perfect breakfast!
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword easy breakfast, gluten free, oatmeal
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 279kcal
Cost $3



  • 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


Calories: 279kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 360mg | Potassium: 45mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 175IU | Calcium: 192mg | Iron: 2mg | Net Carbs: 36g