Easy Apple Overnight Oats

Learn how to make overnight oats with this easy recipe for Apple Overnight Oats. These apple cinnamon oats are the perfect breakfast or snack requiring only 10 minutes of prep time! 

If you love easy oatmeal recipes, try Baked Oatmeal with Fruit or  Apple Cinnamon Steel Cut Oats.

easy apple cinnamon overnight oats

Easy Apple Overnight Oats are the perfect way to start your day! The entire meal is prepped the night before and you have tasty oats ready for you to enjoy in the morning. This overnight oats recipe uses a few simple ingredients that are good for you. It can be adapted to fit your tastes and is vegan and naturally gluten free.

simple apple overnight oats

What are overnight oats?

Overnight Oats are oats that sit overnight in a liquid mixture. The liquid helps soak the oats so that it’s almost like cooking them, without actually turning on the stove. Enjoy the oats straight from the refrigerator cold or warm them up. They are easy on your stomach and are packed with flavor and nutrients.

How to make easy apple overnight oats

This recipe is quick and easy to prepare.

  • Stir together all of the oat ingredients in a jar or resealable container – milk, oats, yogurt, chia seeds, maple syrup or honey and cinnamon. You can adjust the consistency by adding more oats or milk. We like our oats thiner, so we add even more milk.
  • Add chopped apples and an additional sprinkle of cinnamon on top of the oats. You can also layer the oats and apples, alternating between oats and freshly chopped apples.
  • Refrigerate the oats overnight for up to 3 to 4 days. Serve them with chopped pecans, cold or warm. To warm them, microwave without the lid.

overnight oats made with apples and cinnamon

While we love apples and cinnamon, feel free to switch out the apples for your favorite oatmeal toppings. We also love enjoying this overnight oats recipe with strawberries, blueberries, almonds or coconut.

The best easy apple overnight oats will soon be a staple in your kitchen! They are a classic choice for breakfast or snack and are perfect for meal prep. Try our other favorite Breakfast Recipes!

Easy Apple Overnight Oats

Yield: 1 serving
Prep Time:
10 mins
Chilling time:
12 hrs
Total Time:
12 hrs 10 mins
Learn how to make overnight oats with this easy recipe for Apple Overnight Oats!
overnight oats made with apples and cinnamon
5 from 2 votes


  • 1/4 cup milk (dairy, almond, soy, oat, etc)
  • 1/2 cup old fashioned oats
  • 1/4 cup plain or vanilla Greek yogurt (or dairy free yogurt)
  • 1 tablespoon Chia seeds
  • 2 teaspoons honey or maple syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup chopped apples
  • 1 tablespoon chopped apples


  1. In a jar or resealable container, combine 1/4 cup milk, oats, yogurt, chia seeds, honey or maple syrup and cinnamon. Stir well to combine, adding more milk or oats until the desired consistency is reached.

  2. Top with chopped apples and an additional sprinkle of cinnamon.

  3. Cover and refrigerate overnight, or up to 3 to 4 days. Enjoy chilled topped with pecans or microwave without the lid and serve warm.


  • Double or triple this batch to make more oats. 
  • These are great for meal prep.
  • Switch out other fruit for the apples and cinnamon to create your own flavor combination.

Nutrition Information

Calories: 338, Fat: 8g, Saturated Fat: 2g, Cholesterol: 8mg, Sodium: 48mg, Potassium: 327mg, Carbohydrates: 55g, Fiber: 8g, Sugar: 22g, Protein: 14g, Vitamin A: 99%, Calcium: 166%, Iron: 3%

*Nutritional information is an estimate. Please consult a doctor or nutritionist for the most accurate nutritional info.

Course: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: apple overnight oats
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Recipe is slightly adapted from the version that originally appeared on Yellow Bliss Road.