You’ll love this easy, delicious recipe for creamy apple cinnamon overnight oats, with cinnamon and pecans! Make them in 10 minutes, refrigerate the filled jars overnight, and enjoy a wonderfully creamy breakfast treat waiting for you in the morning!
You'll enjoy these easy, delicious Apple Cinnamon Overnight Oats with pecans! Make them in 10 minutes, refrigerate, and enjoy in the morning!

I’ve been really having fun trying different flavor combinations for overnight oats recently, and have already made Banana Coconut, Strawberry Coconut, and Chocolate Banana.  All of them are so good! I love the convenience of taking a few minutes at night to mix them up, and then waking up to, and eating, a creamy jar of deliciously flavored apple overnight oats that’s ready first thing in the morning!

I decided to make one of my favorite combinations… apple overnight oats with cinnamon (the TYPICAL way I eat oatmeal)! YUM.  This recipe was adapted from a few of the other oatmeal recipes I’ve made, and just added the ingredients I wanted to it.

I also added a few chopped pecans (you can substitute walnuts), for extra crunch, and some chia seeds which really help to fill you up… and they turned out REALLY good! Here’s how easy it is to make them:

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How To Make Apple Cinnamon Overnight Oats

Start by cooking diced apples in a bit of water, brown sugar, and cinnamon in a skillet on medium heat, until apples have slightly softened, and the liquid has reduced slightly in volume (about 5 minutes). Stir occasionally.

During the last minute of cooking, add the chopped pecans. Once apples have softened slightly, remove skillet from heat.

Diced apples cooking with brown sugar, cinnamon and water in skillet

Apples, pecans, cinnamon and brown sugar, in skillet

Time To Fill the Jars!

Divide rolled oats, vanilla, and chia seeds evenly into two containers (I used canning jars). Divide and add apple cinnamon overnight oats evenly (plus any syrup left in skillet) into jars.

Fill the jars with almond milk (or milk of your choice), until oat mixture is covered.

Oats, apples, chia seeds added to canning jars

Almond milk added to overnight oats in two jars

Stir each jar well, to fully incorporate all of the ingredients. Place a cover on each jar, and place jars in refrigerator and chill overnight.

Two covered jars with overnight oats inside

After refrigerating the apple cinnamon overnight oats while you slept, remove them from the refrigerator when ready to eat.

Grab a spoon, and dig into this creamy, flavor-filled, filling breakfast! Unopened jars of apple cinnamon overnight oats will keep for up to 3-4 days in refrigerator.

Two jars of overnight oats with a spoon and three apples in front
Hope you will consider making these delicious apple cinnamon overnight oats for a quick breakfast! The recipe is easily doubled or tripled, and I am confident you’ll enjoy this yummy treat. Have a GREAT day!

Looking For More Recipe Using Oatmeal?

If you enjoy oatmeal in other forms, you might also enjoy trying my recipes for Peach Cobbler Overnight Oats, Banana Bread Baked Oatmeal, Healthy Chocolate Oatmeal, Maple Nut Oatmeal, or Apple Cinnamon Steel Cut Oats with Pecans! Have a great day!

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Apple Cinnamon Overnight Oats
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
0 mins
Total Time
10 mins
 
You'll enjoy these easy, delicious Apple Cinnamon Overnight Oats with pecans! Make them in 10 minutes, refrigerate, and enjoy in the morning!
Category: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: apple cinnamon overnight oats
Servings: 2
Calories Per Serving: 304 kcal
Author: JB @ The Grateful Girl Cooks!
Ingredients
  • 1/2 large apple , peeled, diced
  • Tablespoons brown sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 6 pecans , chopped
  • Tablespoons water
  • 1 cup old fashioned rolled oats , (not instant)
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoon chia seeds
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk , (approximate)
Instructions
  1. Cook diced apples in water, brown sugar, and cinnamon in a skillet on medium heat, until apples have slightly softened, and the liquid has reduced slightly in volume (about 5 minutes). Stir occasionally. During the last minute of cooking, add the chopped pecans. Once apples have softened slightly, remove skillet from heat.

  2. Divide rolled oats, vanilla, and chia seeds evenly into two containers (I used canning jars). Divide and add apple mixture evenly (plus any syrup left in skillet) into jars. Fill jars with almond milk, until oat mixture is covered. Stir each jar well, to fully incorporate ingredients. 

  3. Place a cover on each jar, and place jars in refrigerator overnight. In morning, serve and enjoy! Unopened jars can be stored in refrigerator for 3-4 days.

Nutrition Facts
Apple Cinnamon Overnight Oats
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 304 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Sodium 170mg7%
Potassium 215mg6%
Carbohydrates 51g17%
Fiber 7g29%
Sugar 20g22%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin C 2.1mg3%
Calcium 216mg22%
Iron 2.3mg13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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