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Apple Cranberry Pecan Overnight Oats

Hands down, fall is my favorite season. There's just something about the leaves changing and the temps dropping that inspires me to get into the kitchen.  

This week I'll be joining some foodie friends to celebrate the flavors of fall and I'm kicking it off with Apple Cranberry Pecan Overnight Oats. 

This post is sponsored in conjunction with Fall Flavors Week. I received product samples from sponsor companies to aid in the creation of my recipes. All opinions are my own.

I started by toasting some chopped Millican Pecan Company pieces in a skillet.  Keep a close eye on them so they don't burn!  I moved them to parchment to cool. 

Then I combined Dixie Crystals brown sugar with Taylor & Colledge vanilla bean paste along with a little water to make a glaze.  

I added whole Millican Pecan Company pecans and tossed them until they were well coated.  I let them set on a piece of parchment. 

I prefer to layer the ingredients in jars, but you can also just toss everything into one bowl and put them into the fridge overnight.  

My layers were- oats mixed with cinnamon, chia seeds, dried cranberries, diced green apple, and the toasted chopped pecans.    

I repeated the layers up through the cranberries.  They look so pretty!

Next I add almond milk.  You can use regular milk or other non dairy options, it all works fine.  Place the lids on and refrigerate overnight.

I eat mine straight from the jar, topped with the delicious brown sugar coated pecans.  You can also heat them up.  Both ways are delicious.  

Thank you to Ellen from Family Around the Table, Heather from Hezzi-D's Books and Cooks, and Christie from A Kitchen Hoor's Adventures for hosting #FallFlavors Week.  

Be sure to go and enter down below for a chance to win one of the prize packages from our generous sponsors, Dixie Crystals, Millican Pecan Company, Melissa's Produce, Taylor & Colledge, Nairns, and Republic of Tea!



Apple Cranberry Pecan Overnight Oats

Apple Cranberry Pecan Overnight Oats
Yield: 2
Author: Jolene's Recipe Journal


  • 1/4c chopped Millican Pecan Company pecans
  • 1/4c whole Millican Pecan Company pecans
  • 1 Tablespoon Dixie Crystals brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon water
  • 1 teaspoon Taylor & Colledge vanilla bean paste
  • 1 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 4 teaspoons chia seeds
  • 1 large Granny Smith apple, cored and diced
  • 4 Tablespoons dried cranberries
  • 1 1/2 to 2 cups almond milk


1. Toast chopped pecans in a skillet over medium heat, watching carefully so they do not burn.  Remove from skillet, let cool. 

2. Add brown sugar, water, and vanilla bean paste to skillet, stir until syrupy. Add whole pecans.
3. Toss until they are well coated and then move to parchment to cool, separating them so they aren't touching.

4. In each jar, layer-
1/4c oats combined with 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon chia seeds
1/4 of the diced apple
1 tablespoon dried cranberries
1/4 of the toasted chopped pecans
Repeat through the cranberry layer.
5. Add almond milk slowly to each jar. Screw on lid.

6. Place in refrigerator overnight.  Top with glazed pecans before serving. Enjoy cold from the fridge or heat them up, both ways are delicious!

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  1. Love the flavors in these oats! Such a nice fall feel to them!

  2. Overnight oats are one of my fav breakfasts! Saving this!

  3. Apple pecan is one of my favorite combinations and I love that you've made a delicious breakfast recipe that I'll definitely be making.

  4. Such great fall flavors in these overnight oats. A perfect way to start a cool morning.

  5. Such great ingredients, love the crunch, flavors and those pecans!

  6. I love all the fresh ingredients in this! Im always looking for a way to use green apples! This can be a yummy treat or a delicious breakfast!

  7. What a great hearty breakfast for chilly fall mornings

  8. This is my kinda breakfast and love the flavors of apples, cranberries, and pecans! Yum!

  9. Can you believe I've never had overnight oats? This combo would convince me!

  10. What a delicious fall breakfast packed with so many fall flavors!


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