- 1x Superfood Breakfast Pouch from Craft Breakfast
- Your choice of milk
- Peanut butter (or other nut butter)
- Dark chocolate
Why you *need* to try our Snickers overnight oats at home:
- No sugar overload: Our Superfood Breakfast Pouches contain zero added sugars, just 100% wholefood ingredients you can trust!
- Loaded with added nutrients: Not only is this recipe seriously delicious, it also delivers a wholefood source of plant-based protein, healthy fats, dietary fibre, antioxidants and essential vitamins and minerals - thanks to all the organic superfoods we pack into our pouches.
- Totally flexible recipe: This is an easily adaptable recipe that can be made gluten free (just use our Keto Superfood Breakfast Pouches instead), and you can use your choice of milk and nut butter.
- As easy as it gets: Thanks to our pre-portioned Superfood Breakfast Pouches, this is the easiest and healthiest way to make Snickers overnight oats!
Here's how to make Snickers overnight oats easily at home...
Snickers Overnight Oats Recipe
- 1 x Superfood Breakfast Pouch from Craft Breakfast*
- 1/2 cup milk (plant-based or dairy milk)
- 1 Tbsp peanut butter (or any nut butter)
- 4-6 pieces dark chocolate, melted
- Optional: handful of toppings (chopped nuts, cacao nibs, coconut chips etc)
- Pour contents of your Superfood Breakfast Pouch into a jar.
- Add milk to the jar.
- Drizzle/spread nut butter on top of the oat mixture.
- Melt chocolate over a stovetop by creating a double boiler with simmering water. Place chocolate in a heat-proof bowl over the pot. Stir continuously until melted and smooth.
- Drizzle melted chocolate on top of the nut butter.
- Top with chopped nuts, cacao nibs or other toppings.
- Store in the fridge overnight (or for 4 to 6 hours).
- Crack through the chocolate layer and enjoy!
Snickers Overnight Oats FAQs
What are Snickers overnight oats, and how do they taste like the famous chocolate bar?
Snickers overnight oats are a delicious twist on traditional overnight oats, capturing the flavours of the famous chocolate bar. They often include dark chocolate or cocoa for a rich chocolate taste, peanut butter for nuttiness, chopped nuts for crunch, and sometimes caramel sauce for extra sweetness. Prepared in advance, they're a convenient and indulgent breakfast choice.
Are Snickers overnight oats a healthy breakfast option, and what nutritional benefits do they offer?
Snickers overnight oats can be a healthy breakfast option when made with wholefood ingredients and without the high sugar content. They offer fibre, protein, healthy fats, and essential nutrients from oats, nuts, milk and peanut butter. As always, moderation and portion control are important for enjoying them as part of a balanced diet.
How can I make a healthy Snickers overnight oats?
To make a healthier version of overnight oats at home, Craft Breakfast offers all-in-one Superfood Breakfast blends with no added sugars or sweeteners to use as your base, so you don't have to worry about overloading on sugar!
To reduce the sugar content of your Snickers overnight oats:
- Use a Superfood Breakfast Pouch from Craft Breakfast as your base (available in the 5-pouch Superfood Breakfast Variety Box)
- Use unsweetened milk
- Use dark chocolate (ideally 80% cacao or higher)
- Avoid added sugars and sweeteners
Can I customise the recipe to suit my dietary preferences or allergies?
Snickers overnight oats can be easily customised to suit your dietary preferences or allergies:
- Make them vegan with plant-based milk
- Enjoy gluten-free with an oat-free Keto Superfood Breakfast Pouch from Craft Breakfast as your base
- Try a nut-free version by using plain oats as your base, substituting peanut butter for tahini and omitting nuts
You can also adjust sweetness with maple syrup, add banana and other fruits, or incorporate protein powder for variations that match your taste and nutritional needs.
What are some creative toppings and add-ins I can use to enhance the flavour of my Snickers overnight oats?
Enhance your Snickers overnight oats with creative toppings and add-ins like cacao nibs, coconut chips, chocolate drizzle, caramel swirl, banana chips, chia seeds, or espresso powder. You can also try granola, raspberry jam, honey-roasted peanuts or freeze-dried berries. Get creative and customize your delicious breakfast!
How long do Snickers overnight oats need to soak, and can I prepare them in advance for busy mornings?
Snickers overnight oats need at least 4 to 6 hours of soaking, preferably overnight. They can be prepared in advance for busy mornings, offering a convenient and delicious breakfast option that's ready to eat when you wake up. Just refrigerate the mixture, and it'll be ready to enjoy the next morning!
What storage tips can you provide to keep the oats fresh and delicious?
To keep Snickers overnight oats fresh and delicious:
- Refrigerate immediately in airtight containers
- Consume within 2-3 days for the best taste
- Add fresh toppings like chopped banana just before eating
- Avoid freezing as it may affect the texture
Are Snickers overnight oats kid-friendly? How can I get my children to enjoy them?
Snickers overnight oats are popular with kids as the chocolate top makes them feel like an indulgent treat loaded with nourishing ingredients!
To make Snickers overnight oats kid-friendly:
- Involve them in customising the recipe with favourite toppings
- Make it visually appealing with colorful fruits and toppings
- Use ingredients your children enjoy and add fun toppings, like strawberries or their favourite fruit
- Give it a creative name to make it exciting
- Serve in mini jars or colourful containers
- Encourage taste testing during preparation
- Share your excitement and enjoy it together
- Make it a special treat for dessert or an after-school snack
Can I turn Snickers overnight oats into a dessert option for special occasions?
To turn Snickers overnight oats into a decadent dessert for special occasions:
- You may like to sweeten with maple syrup or honey
- Top with whipped cream or coconut cream
- Drizzle with chocolate ganache or caramel
- Sprinkle with chocolate shavings and/or roasted chopped nuts
- Serve with berry compote or ice cream
- Present in fancy glasses for an elegant touch
What are some common mistakes to avoid when making Snickers overnight oats for the first time?
When making Snickers overnight oats for the first time, it's helpful to avoid some common mistakes to ensure the best results. Here are some key ones to watch out for:
- Over-Soaking: Avoid soaking the oats for too long, as they can become mushy and lose their desirable texture. Stick to the recommended soaking time of 4 to 6 hours, or overnight.
- Adding Liquids Incorrectly: Follow the recipe instructions for adding the liquids to achieve the right oat-to-liquid ratio. Too much liquid can make the oats watery, while too little can result in a dry mixture.
- Not Stirring Well: Ensure you stir the oats thoroughly after refrigerating to evenly distribute the ingredients and flavours.
- Forgetting Sweetness Balance: Be mindful of the sweetness level. Adding too much sweetener or using sweetened ingredients can make the oats overly sugary.
- Choosing Incompatible Toppings: Some toppings can become soggy or affect the overall taste if added too early. Consider adding certain toppings just before serving.
- Skipping Refrigeration: Overnight oats need to be refrigerated to allow the flavours to meld and the oats to soften. Avoid leaving them at room temperature for extended periods.
- Using Low-Quality Ingredients: Opt for fresh and high-quality ingredients to ensure the best taste and nutritional value.
- Overcomplicating the Recipe: Start with a simple version of Snickers overnight oats before adding more complex add-ins. Overcomplicating the recipe on the first try can be overwhelming.
Can I meal prep Snickers overnight oats for the entire week, and will they stay fresh?
Yes, you can absolutely meal prep Snickers overnight oats for the entire week. They are perfect for meal prepping as they can be made in advance and will stay fresh when stored properly.
To meal prep Snickers overnight oats for the week:
- Prepare a batch of Snickers overnight oats
- Portion the oats into individual airtight containers or jars
- Seal the containers tightly to prevent air from getting in
- Refrigerate the prepared oats for up to 4 to 5 days
When stored in the refrigerator, the oats will stay fresh and maintain their flavours for the duration of the week. Properly sealed containers prevent air exposure, which helps preserve the freshness.