Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Overnight Oats

Before I start to tell you about how amazing this overnight oats recipe is, can I level with you? I'm currently sat in my dad's spare room surrounded by his market stock as I type up this. The internet connection was lost in the entire municipality where I live (It's the year 2015 - I never even knew such a thing was possible!!) and I had to resort to scrounging free internet off my dad just like when I was 16 and couldn't afford it for myself. I really didn't picture this small space being my work environment when I was 24.

Healthy Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Overnight Oats Recipe. Ever wanted to eat a peanut butter cup for breakfast? Well now you can and still be healthy! This amazing breakfast dish is sweet, filling and healthy! Plus it only takes 5 minutes to throw together the night before. I love it!

Anyway! Hopefully the magical people in charge of the internet will get their act together and I'll be able to go home and use my own WiFi in a few hours. So back to the point at hand - overnight oats! Or more specifically, overnight oats in a jar. Because whenever you put food in a jar, it is scientifically proven to be 1000% more cute than putting it in any other container. Just ask Pinterest if you don't believe me.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Overnight Oats Recipe | a heart-healthy, nutritious and filling breakfast which tastes BETTER than a peanut butter cup! | www.happyhealthymotivated.com

I love experimenting with new overnight oats recipes and whilst I can't manage an ordinary peanut butter cup (seriously - a huge slab of peanut butter cemented in between two slabs of chocolate? I'm a chocolate peanut butter lover, but even I can't stomach that!) I certainly can down this jar of overnight oats at 7 in the morning without blinking an eye. Just look at that great big dollop of peanut butter sat on the top. Doesn't it make you just want to dive straight in?

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Overnight Oats Recipe | a heart-healthy, nutritious and filling breakfast which tastes BETTER than a peanut butter cup! | www.happyhealthymotivated.com

Although in the recipe card below I suggest you leave these oats for eight hours or overnight, you can definitely leave them in the fridge for longer. I love preparing five batches of overnight oats on a Sunday evening, so I've got delicious and healthy breakfasts to enjoy throughout the week. By Friday, the oats are still perfect and I don't have to waste time every morning preparing breakfast!

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Overnight Oats Recipe | a heart-healthy, nutritious and filling breakfast which tastes BETTER than a peanut butter cup! | www.happyhealthymotivated.com

Want more overnight oat recipes? Try my Double Chocolate Cheesecake Overnight Oats, Double Chocolate Raspberry Overnight Oats or Lemon Raspberry Overnight Oats.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Overnight Oats Recipe | a heart-healthy, nutritious and filling breakfast which tastes BETTER than a peanut butter cup! | www.happyhealthymotivated.com

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Overnight Oats

Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 8 hrs

Ingredients
  

  • ½ cup oats
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1 tablespoon dark chocolate chips
  • 1 tablespoon peanut butter halved
  • cup yogurt
  • ¼ cup skimmed milk

Instructions
 

  • Place all the ingredients - except ½ tablespoon peanut butter - into a bowl and mix until totally combined.
  • Scoop the mixture into a single-serving jar and top with the ½ tablespoon peanut butter.
  • Place the jar in the fridge overnight or for at least 8 hours.

Notes

Don't like chia seeds? Don't use them! You'll still get a wonderfully thick overnight oats texture without them. I just use them for added nutrition.

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  1. Krissy @ Pretty Wee Things

    Yummy! It's no secret that I LOVE oats, so I will have to try out this recipe! xx

  2. Nicola Quinn

    I hope you enjoy it, Krissy! It really is almost like eating a peanut butter cup for breakfast!

  3. Karolina Pietrusz

    how many calories there? 🙂

    • Nicola

      Hi Karolina! There are about 350 calories in each serving.

  4. Robin

    Can you use steel cut oats?

    • Nicola

      Unfortunately, this recipe wouldn't work with steel cut oats, Robin. I recommend old fashioned oats or quick oats.

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