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Chocolate Covered Cherry Overnight Oats

These Chocolate Covered Cherry Overnight Oats are Quick & Easy to make. They are vegetarian and can be served hot or cold. The recipe can be simply adjusted to a vegan and/or gluten-free dish as well.

Happy Friday, I hope you’re having a great week! I have been fighting a cold for several days and finally got taken down pretty hard by it Wednesday. So, I did the best thing I could, which was rest. Of course, that foiled my “I’m not going to miss any workouts” plan, but it was necessary.

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Chocolate Covered Cherry Overnight Oats

I decided to take my downtime from training to do some work on the blog. As I was going through some old posts, I came across a round up style entry I had done on Healthy Breakfast Meal Prep Recipes. I love all the recipes in the post, especially the ones for Overnight Oats. It made me think what happened to Overnight Oats? They were all the rage on Pinterest for a while! Anyway, I decided I needed to make a batch. After perusing the fridge & freezer, I came up with this delicious recipe that I had to share: Chocolate Covered Cherry Overnight Oats.



459 cal


16 g


73 g


11 g
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Chocolate Covered Cherry Overnight Oats
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  • 1 Cup Chocolate Almond Milk (or any kind of chocolate milk)
  • 1/2 Cup Rolled Oats (may use gluten-free)
  • 1/2 Cup Frozen Cherries
  • 1 Tbsp Chia Seeds
  • 1 Tbsp Dark Chocolate Chips
  • 1 Tbsp Coconut
  • For Toppings:
  • Coconut
  • Dark Chocolate Chips
  • Nuts
  • Cherries


  1. Combine all ingredients in a mason jar, seal and refrigerate overnight or for at least 4 hours
  2. Remove lid and stir. They can be heated up or eaten cold.
  3. Add toppings of your choice and enjoy!

This recipe is so quick & easy to make! I love making the oats in mason jars to be “fancy”. However, they can be prepared in any kind of container. The cherries can be substituted with just about any kind of fruit you might desire! I enjoy making a “Chocolate Covered Strawberry” version as well. They make a delicious and filling post-workout meal, breakfast, or lunch, and can be served hot or cold.

So Tell Me…

Have you ever made overnight oats? If so, what is your favorite flavor combination? Do you enjoy eating them hot or cold?

Thank you so much for stopping by! As always, I would love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below.

Looking for more great Breakfast ideas? Check out these posts:

Healthy Breakfast Meal Prep Recipes


Tuesday 5th of March 2019

Wow, great article! I love the recipe

Organic Runner Mom

Tuesday 5th of March 2019

I am so hungry I could eat this right now. You had me at Chocolate covered cherries. Looks like a great recipe!

Shay Bowthorpe

Tuesday 5th of March 2019

Looks delicious! We have made over night oats a few times but nothing this yummy! Cant wait to try!

Abbey Sharp

Sunday 3rd of March 2019

This oats look so delicious! Need to try for breakfast!

Peachy A.

Sunday 3rd of March 2019

I love chocolate covered cherries and overnight oats! Put these two together and Oh wow! Thanks for hsaring the recipe.