This healthy, aromatic cinnamon overnight oats recipe is so simple to make and tastes so incredibly delicious. Wholesome rolled oats are mixed together with heavenly cinnamon, creamy milk, chia seeds, a pinch of salt, and my secret ingredient.
This overnight oats recipe is a cinch to make—all you need to do is measure your ingredients, stir, and let chill in the refrigerator for a minimum of 2 to 4 hours or overnight as the name suggests!
This is the perfect breakfast to make in advance, especially because it doesn’t contain fresh fruit while it’s setting. Instead, you can add fresh fruit when serving. Cinnamon pairs beautifully with fresh apple and walnuts or some delicious berries.
What You Need to Make Cinnamon Overnight Oats
You’ll find most of the ingredients for this recipe in your pantry or refrigerator! You can substitute the milk for any plant-based milk. While the almond meal is so delicious in this recipe, you could replace it with crushed almonds instead.
- Rolled oats
- Chia seeds
- Almond meal
- Pinch salt
How To Make Cinnamon Overnight Oats
To make your cinnamon overnight oats, you first need to assemble all your ingredients and find a container or bowl you want to mix and store your overnight oats in.
Next, add all your dry ingredients into the same bowl including rolled oats, cinnamon, chia seeds, almond meal, and salt. Stir until evenly combined.
Once the dry ingredients are mixed together, pour in the milk and stir until thoroughly combined.
Place overnight oats in the refrigerator for 2 – 4 hours or ideally overnight.
Serve with an extra sprinkle of cinnamon and almond meal. Enjoy!
How do I add cinnamon to my oats?
You can add cinnamon to your overnight oats by sprinkling in ½ teaspoon of cinnamon per ½ cup of rolled oats. If you like a stronger cinnamon flavor, then add more cinnamon a little bit at a time until it tastes perfect!
Cinnamon Overnight Oats
- ½ cup oats
- ⅔ cup milk
- 1 tsp chia seeds
- 2 tbsp almond meal
- pinch of salt
- ½ tsp cinnamon
- Add all your dry ingredients to a bowl or container you plan to use in your refrigerator. Mix together.
- Pour in the milk to the dry ingredients and stir until evenly combined.
- Place in a refrigerator for a minimum of 2 - 4 hours or overnight.
Here are a few other recipes you might enjoy!
- Overnight Oats Without Milk
- Air Fryer Oatmeal
- Tiramisu Overnight Oats
- Overnight Oats With Coconut Milk
- Overnight Oats With Frozen Fruit
Paige is a professional food photographer and recipe developer based out of both New Zealand and New York. Inspired by the wonderful meals she has eaten around the world, Paige loves to take a delicious friendly approach to cooking.