THESE VEGAN BROWNIE OVERNIGHT OATS ARE A HIT! PERFECT FOR KIDS AND ADULTS ALIKE AND GREAT FOR BUSY MORNINGS ON THE GO! JUST 5 INGREDIENTS AND 5 MINUTES TO PREP! TOP 8 ALLERGY FREE!
These vegan brownie overnight oats are the perfect option for everyone. They are easy to make and allergen friendly. They are thicker than normal overnight oats to give more of a brownie feel and absolutely delicious.
Whether you are a busy college student, a parent with kids who keep you constantly busy, or someone who lives alone and constantly busy, you need options. Quick, but delicious options to keep you fed! That’s what these oats are.
Overnight oats have long been a go to for our household. Even before kids, we loved them and now that we have kids, they are amazing for those busy days where we quickly have to get out the door.
One of the reasons that we love them so much is that they are quick to prep. Typically taking 5 minutes or less. They use minimal ingredients and can be super versatile. I mean, this one is just FIVE ingredients!
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Frequently Asked Questions
Can I make this Top 8 Allergen Free?
As long as you use gluten free oats, then this recipe is already Top 8 Allergen Free.
Most oats are already gluten free, but if you are very sensitive to gluten, then you will want to make sure that you choose a certified gluten free brand.
What are the best types of oats for overnight oats?
Rolled oats, sometimes called old fashioned oats are the best option. They soak up the liquid well without getting soggy or taking a long time to soak.
Do not use quick oats unless you are eating immediately. They get too soggy and aren’t good if you let them sit for a long time.
Can I prep these ahead?
Yes! Once you make the entire container up, they will last up to 5 days in the fridge stored in air tight containers.
What are the best containers for overnight oats.
Wide mouth mason jars are best for overnight oats. They are easy to mix in and with the air tight lids, they make the perfect option for transporting.
Should these vegan brownie overnight oats be served hot or cold?
Overnight oats are meant to be an option that are served cold so you can eat them on the go.
However, you can totally warm them up if you desire.
What are good toppings for vegan brownie overnight oats?
Cherries, pitted, are absolutely delicious with the brownie overnight oats.
However, you can get creative with any of your favorite brownie combinations like chopped walnuts or a vegan caramel sauce if you want a treat!
What other vegan lunch ideas should I try?
For starters, if you love overnight oats, also make sure you try our Vegan Banana Bread Overnight Oats or our Vegan Peanut Butter and Jelly Overnight Oats.
If you are looking for more 5-6 ingredient meals, try these:
Here’s even more easy lunch ideas:
- Copycat Chick-fil-A Wraps
- Chickpea and Tahini Stuffed Baked Potatoes
- 3 Ingredient Vegan Banana Oatmeal Pancakes
- Easy 2 Ingredient Pizza Dough
Pin these vegan brownie overnight oats for later:
Vegan Brownie Overnight Oats
- ½ cup rolled oats
- ½ cup dairy free milk
- 2 tablespoon cocoa powder
- 2 tbsp maple syrup (more to taste)
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- ¼ teaspoon salt, optional
- Add all the ingredients to a mason jar or similar small bowl.
- Stir very well together.
- Put a lid on your bowl or jar and place in the fridge for 8 hours or overnight.
- Add pitted cherries, chopped walnuts or any other toppings, if desired, right before serving.
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