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Cookies and Cream Overnight Oats

Cookies and Cream Overnight Oats

Do you need a healthy recipe that your kids will also love? Then, you must try Cookies and Cream Overnight Oats that are irresistible but healthy. Made using only 3 ingredients and in minutes, the ease of making contradicts the scrumptious flavor of these overnight oats! 

No kid will say no to Oreos or other creamy cookies. So why combine one of their favorite treats with a healthier breakfast option so they start the day off on the right foot.

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As we are talking about a healthy recipe, make sure to check out Apple Pie Overnight Oats. It’s quick, easy, tasty and too good for your health. 

Your kids will love this recipe because it contains cookies and Oreos. This recipe is the best way to feed healthy oats to your kids that they may never like otherwise. Excited to make this easy cookie and cream oatmeal recipe for your kids? Then, read till the end! 

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♥️ Why You’ll Love Cookies n Cream Overnight Oats 

  • It’s easy to prepare, delicious and creamy recipe. 
  • You can make it in advance for breakfast on your busy days. 
  • Only takes a few minutes to prep
  • You can substitute ingredients easily, which makes customization easy. 

Need more simple and yummy breakfast recipes? Try Blueberry Cheesecake Overnight Oats for a hassle-free, delicious, and filling breakfast. 

🍪 Cookies and Cream Overnight Oats Ingredients 

For detailed info about these ingredients, read the recipe card below. 

  • old-fashioned rolled oats 
  • milk 
  • oreo or other similar cookies 
Ingredients needed to make Cookies and cream overnight oats.

Tools Needed for Cookies and Cream Overnight Oats 

Measuring cup

Morgenhaan 13-Piece Lifetime Measuring Cups & Spoons Set with Forever Handles
  • Made with a specialty-grade 0.8 millimetre thick stainless steel

Mason jars with lid 

Ball Mason Jars 16 oz Bundle with Non Slip Jar Opener brand BHL Jars Set of 6 - 16 Ounce Size Mason Jars with Regular Mouth - Canning Glass Jars with Lids, Heritage Collection
  • 6 PACK – This Ball Mason Jar bundle comes with (6) 16 oz Regular Mouth jars. The jar's sides end with “12 oz” and the rest of the space between the end of the marking scale and the lid amounts to 4 oz , thus this means that altogether the capacity of the jar is 16 OZ.

Spoon for mixing and eating 

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  • VERSATILE & PROFESSIONAL. Long, professional and well balanced - this cocktail mixing spoon has the most outstanding and attractive advantages. Effortlessly mixes and blends cocktails with just simple stirs, allowing you to create tasty and beautiful looking drinks.

How to Make Cookies n Cream Overnight Oats 

  1. Crush oreos into pieces.
  2. Take a pint sized mason jar and start layering it with the ingredients. First, add a layer of oats, then crushed cookies and oats on the top. Fill the mason jar with milk. 
  3. Put the mason jar in the refrigerator for at least 8 hours. 
  4. Take it out after this time, sprinkle some crushed cookies on the top, and mix well. 
  5. Enjoy. 
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how to make cookies and cream overnight oats.

You can make this recipe in advance and store it in the refrigerator in an airtight container or mason jar with lids for up to 3 days. The taste will not change if stored properly. 

Helpful Tips 

When you’re trying a recipe for the first time, you might make mistakes that can ruin the flavor of a delicious meal. To make sure you don’t make any mistakes, here are some tips to make the best cookies n cream overnight oats: 

  • Carefully add milk to oats if you want a creamy consistency. With too much milk, the recipe will get a soup-like consistency and not have the best flavor. 
  • Don’t replace old-fashioned rolled oats with other types of oats. Old-fashioned rolled oats provide this recipe a smooth and creamy texture that you’ll not be able to enjoy with other types. 
  • It’s better not to store overnight oats in the refrigerator for too long because the flavor will change with time. 
  • Never eat with stirring when you take it out of the fridge to enjoy a balanced and even consistency and flavor. 
Jars of oreo overnight oats.

Recipe Variations 

Want your kids to keep loving this recipe and never get bored of its taste? Then you must try these variations that will change the taste and make this recipe healthier. 

Use plant-based milks –  If you or your kids suffer from lactose intolerance, make this recipe using plant-based milks. You can use coconut, cashew, soy, or almond milk as an alternative to dairy milk. 

Add these healthy ingredients – Want a quick protein boost in the morning? Add protein powder, chia seeds, or ground flaxseeds to your cookies and cream overnight oats. The health benefits of these ingredients can’t be denied by anyone, making them an excellent addition to any recipe. 

Sweetener – This recipe already has a sweet flavor due to the cookies. If you want to make it sweeter, you can use any of your favorite sweeteners. The best options are maple syrup, brown sugar, and honey. 

Stacked jars of cookies and cream overnight oats.

FAQ 

When should you make this recipe? 

It depends if you want to enjoy this recipe warm or cold. If you want to chill it before eating, you have to prepare it in advance, at least 4 hours. However, the best flavor and texture will come if you freeze it for 6 to 8 hours. 

Is this recipe healthy?

With a balance of macronutrients, carbohydrates, proteins, and healthy fats, this recipe is healthy for sure. You can replace dairy with plant-based milk to make it healthier during a weight loss diet. 

Is the cookies n cream overnight oats recipe gluten-free? 

You can make a gluten-free version of this recipe using gluten-free oreos and oats. 

Other Kid-Friendly and Delicious Recipes 

Your kids will love this recipe, and you’ll surely come back to find some more healthy and delicious kid-friendly recipes. To make it easy for you, here are some more recipes that your kids will love! 

Close up of jars of oreo overnight oats.

Cookies and Cream Overnight Oats

Mason Jar Recipe
A delicious dessert type breakfast made with old fashioned oats and Oreos! Enjoy your dessert for breakfast too.
Prep Time 5 mins
Chill Time 8 hrs
Total Time 8 hrs 5 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings

Equipment

  • Mason Jars

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups Old Fashioned rolled oats
  • 2 cup milk
  • 6-8 OREO or similar cookies chopped

Instructions
 

  • Crush oreos into pieces.
  • Take a pint sized mason jar and start layering it with the ingredients. First, add a layer of oats, then crushed cookies and oats on the top. Fill the mason jar with milk.
  • Put the mason jar in the refrigerator for at least 8 hours.
  • Take it out after this time, sprinkle some crushed cookies on the top, and mix well.
  • Enjoy.

Notes

  • Carefully add milk to oats if you want a creamy consistency. With too much milk, the recipe will get a soup-like consistency and not have the best flavor. 
  • Don’t replace old-fashioned rolled oats with other types of oats. Old-fashioned rolled oats provide this recipe a smooth and creamy texture that you’ll not be able to enjoy with other types. 
  • It’s better not to store overnight oats in the refrigerator for too long because the flavor will change with time. 
  • Never eat with stirring when you take it out of the fridge to enjoy a balanced and even consistency and flavor. 
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