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Blueberry Cheesecake Overnight Oats

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This Blueberry Cheesecake Overnight Oats is a delicious healthy breakfast to start your day. It has the flavors of a blueberry cheesecake, with blueberries layered with vanilla yogurt to give it that creamy cheesecake feeling.

Blueberry cheesecake overnight oats in jars.

If you’re a big fan of overnight oats recipes, try my Biscoff overnight oats or Tiramisu overnight oats.

Why this recipe is great?

  • Throw this recipe together in less than 10 minutes
  • Great make ahead meal prep option
  • You only need 6 simple ingredients
  • It’s a great way to start the day, it’s like having a decadent dessert
  • It’s a nutritious breakfast the whole family will enjoy
  • Tastes like a slice of blueberry cheesecake

Ingredients needed

Full list of ingredients and amounts for this blueberry cheesecake overnight oats recipe in the recipe card below.

Rolled Oats – it’s best to use rolled oats, instant or steel cut don’t work the same

Chia Seeds – black or white is fine

Milk – I use plant based milk but any type of milk will work – I used unsweetened almond milk

Maple Syrup – or other sweetener or liquid sweetener of your preference

Vanilla yogurt – sweetened is best, don’t skip this, it’s the substitute for the cream cheese in this recipe

Blueberries – I used frozen, but fresh blueberries would work great as well.

Kitchen equipment needed

  • Mason jar – this recipe makes 2, so you can use 2 small jars or glasses (approx 250ml-300ml, 8-10 oz)
  • Large bowl – for mixing the oats before pouring into jars

How to make Blueberry Overnight Oats

To make the overnight oatmeal, start by mixing the yogurt and blueberries together, set aside.

Grab a bowl and mix together the rolled oats, chia seeds, milk and sweetener. Mix well until the oats and seeds are coated.

Pour the oat mixture into an airtight container or 2 mason jars or bowls (approx. 250-300ml / 8 – 10oz).

Top with vanilla yogurt and blueberries. Store in the fridge overnight or for a minimum of 4 hours.

Remove the oats the next morning, top with additional blueberries for more fresh blueberry flavor.

Expert tips for making blueberry cheesecake oats

  • Add additional milk to loosen the oats if they’ve thickened too much
  • Top with additional extra blueberries for added decoration and flavor
  • You can use any plant milk whether it be soy milk, oat milk, almond milk, coconut milk, rice milk or any milk of choice.
  • Yogurt – use coconut yogurt to keep this vegan
  • Sweetener – use any sugar or sweetener of your choice eg. honey, maple syrup, agave syrup or even sugars like coconut sugar, brown sugar or stevia or xylitol
Blueberry cheesecake overnight oats being spooned.

Add in ideas

  • Hemp seeds / hemp hearts
  • Protein powder
  • Lemon zest or lemon juice – for lemon blueberry cheesecake overnight oats
  • Vanilla extract – to ramp up the dessert flavor
  • Ground Flax seeds
  • Greek yogurt – you can add this into the oats instead of on top or both inside and on top
  • More blueberries added into the oat mixture
  • You can top this with blueberry greek yogurt to make it even easier
  • Why not try strawberries instead for strawberry cheesecake overnight oats
  • Top with a swirl of blueberry jam for even more blueberry flavor

Frequently Asked Questions

Are these oats vegan?

If you stick to a plant based milk, plant based yogurt and plant based toppings, then yes, this will be vegan.

Are these overnight oats gluten free?

Yes, if using gluten-free oats. Oats can sometimes contain gluten.

Can I warm up the overnight oats?

Yes, but if you’re planning to do this, it’s best to add the yogurt topping after. You can place this in the microwave for 15-30 seconds to take the chill out of it.

Can I use quick oats?

Yes, you can, but it’s best eaten within 1-2 days of making.

How do I store Blueberry cheesecake Overnight Oats?

Store in the fridge covered overnight. Can stay in the fridge for 3-4 days before it needs to be eaten. Top it with your toppings before eating as this can get soft or mushy if staying in the fridge.

Top view of blueberry cheesecake overnight oats topped with frozen blueberries.
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Blueberry Cheesecake Overnight Oats

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Fridge Time4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 10 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: blueberry cheesecake, overnight oats
Servings: 2
Calories: 350kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup can use brown sugar or any other sweetener
  • 1 ¼ cup milk I used almond
  • cup vanilla yogurt
  • cup frozen blueberries

Optional topping

  • cup frozen blueberries thawed for topping

Instructions

  • Start by mixing the yogurt and blueberries.
  • Place oats, chia seeds, milk and sweetener in a bowl. Combine with a spoon or whisk until everything is mixed in.
  • Place in mason jars (approx. 250-300ml / 8-10oz).
  • Top with blueberry yogurt. This can be done before placing in the refrigerator or before eating.
  • Place in the fridge overnight or for a minimum of 4 hours.
  • Top with thawed blueberries for added blueberry flavor.

Notes

Store covered in the fridge for 3-5 days. If adding toppings, do this before eating.
Add additional milk to loosen the oats if they’ve thickened too much.
*add other spices like ginger, clove or nutmeg for more spiced flavor

Nutrition

Calories: 350kcal
By on September 27th, 2022

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