Recipe: Oatmeal Cookie Overnight Oats

Overnight oats are such a convenient, easy way to have breakfast waiting in the morning! This version includes plenty of clean, lean protein, healthy fats, and fiber – all the nutrition you need for an amazing start to your day.

Best of all, it tastes JUST like an oatmeal cookie. Pretty impressive, considering it doesn’t contain any gluten, dairy, eggs, or added sugar!

If you're an oatmeal cookie fan, you'll probably notice this recipe calls for dark chocolate chunks, not raisins. That's because raisins are really just tiny fructose nuggets – one little box of raisins has a whopping 25 grams of sugar! I'm going for health-boosting dark chocolate every time…

I recommend making a big batch of these oats because, once you share a spoonful, everyone’s going to want their own jar. And if you’re hooked on overnight oats, I bet you’ll love our Trio of Overnight Oats Recipes, too… (There’s Triple Chocolate Blueberry, Strawberries and Cream, and Cinnamon Almond. Yum!)

Oatmeal Cookie Overnight Oats

  

November 13, 2017

How about a cookie for breakfast? This quick and healthy overnight oats recipe tastes just like an oatmeal cookie, minus all the gluten, dairy, and sugar!

  • Prep: 6 hrs 10 mins
  • Yields: 1 Serving

Ingredients

1 scoop JJ Virgin Vanilla All-In-One Protein Shake powder*

2/3 cup unsweetened vanilla or plain almond milk

1/3 cup unsweetened full-fat cultured coconut milk yogurt

1/2 cup gluten-free rolled oats (not quick cook or instant)

1 tbsp unsweetened almond butter

1 tbsp dark chocolate chunks (75% cacao or more)

1 tbsp unsweetened shredded coconut (optional)

1 tbsp chia seeds or freshly ground flaxseed

1/4 tsp ground cinnamon (or to taste)

Pinch of sea salt

Directions

1In a medium-sized mixing bowl, whisk together the protein shake powder, almond milk, and yogurt until thoroughly mixed and smooth.

2Stir in the remaining ingredients until well-combined.

3Spoon into a one-pint jar with a tight-fitting lid.

4Close and refrigerate for at least 6 hours, preferably overnight before eating.

*Find out more about JJ Virgin All-In-One Protein Shakes in our store, including FAQs and why our shakes are better than all the rest...

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