10 Quick & Easy Overnight Oats Recipes That Kids Will Love


August 24, 2016

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Getting everyone up, dressed, fed, and out the door with your sanity intact on weekday mornings, can be a challenge. Why not make things simpler for yourself, and still ensure that everyone starts the day with a healthy breakfast? Here are 10 Quick & Easy Overnight Oats Recipes That Kids Will Love – recipes that you can prepare the night before that are ready in seconds on busy mornings, and will even be gobbled up by fussy eaters!

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#1. Easy Overnight Oats

ScratchMommy’s basic recipe for Easy Overnight Oats is the classic favourite the whole family will enjoy. Made simply with oats, almond milk and maple syrup or honey, you can enjoy as it is, or add whatever frozen/fresh/dried fruit, seeds, and toppings of your choice to make different combinations.


#2. Strawberries & Cream Overnight Oats

This tasty Strawberry & Cream Overnight Oats recipe from Laura Fuentes combines whole milk or coconut milk, with oats and strawberries. The ‘cream’ comes from the whole milk. Includes some flax seed for added goodness. Yum!

homemade-strawberries-and-cream overnight oats

Image via Laura Fuentes

#3. Dee’s No-Cook Oat & Raspberry Pots

Dee’s No-Cook Cook Oat and Raspberry Breakfast Pots are the perfect no-fuss, quick and healthy breakfast the whole family will love, with tasty frozen raspberries that thaw overnight, combined with oats and yoghurt.


#4. Chocolate Banana Overnight Oats

My Fussy Eater’s recipe for Chocolate Banana Overnight Oats will be a winner with the kids, and it’s super quick and easy to whip up the night before too.

#5. Apple Cobbler Overnight Oats

This Apple Cobbler Overnight Oats Recipe from Super Healthy Kids is prepped in 5 minutes, and uses apple chunks and cinnamon, topped with a tasty ‘crumble’. Perfect for a speedy breakfast come morning time.


Image via Super Healthy Kids

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#6. Orange & Vanilla Overnight Oats

We love the sound of these Orange & Vanilla Overnight Oats from Green Kitchen Stories, which combine the oats with orange juice, shredded coconut, and vanilla extract, for a quick and easy breakfast next morning. Divine!

Orange & Vanilla Overnight Oats

Image via Green Kitchen Stories

#7. Maple French Toast Overnight Oats

For a different twist, combine all the flavours of French Toast with banana and oats, as Fit Foodie Finds have done in their Maple French Toast Overnight Oats recipe. Top with some coconut whipped cream or some greek yoghurt in the morning.


Image via Fit Foodie Finds

#8. Tropical Overnight Oats

Quaker Oats have lots of recipes for overnight oats that are worth checking out, but we loved the sound of this Tropical Overnight Oats recipe, which uses kiwi and pineapple for a tropical twist.

Tropical overnight oats

Image via Quaker Oats

#9. Peanut Butter & Jelly Overnight Oats

If your family likes peanut butter, I reckon you won’t have to convince the kids twice to try these Peanut Butter & Jelly Overnight Oats from Slim Pickin’s Kitchen. I think I’m in love!


Image via Slim Pickin’s Kitchen

#10. Carrot Cake Overnight Oats

Back to Her Roots have some great ideas for classic overnight oats, but we’re smitten with the simple idea of Carrot Cake Overnight Oats, which adds grated carrot, raisins and cream cheese to the basic recipe.


Image via Back To Her Roots

Over to you! Please share your favourite overnight oats recipe with us in the comments below.

10 Quick & Easy Overnight Oats Recipes That Kids Will Love

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Published On: August 24th, 2016 / Categories: Food and Recipes / Last Updated: April 3rd, 2021 / Tags: , , , /

About the Author: jenniferb

Jennifer, has 1 son and admits to munching a Cadbury’s Turkish Delight now and again.

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