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    Almond Joy Overnight Oats

    A breakfast twist on one of your favorite candies, Almond Joy’salmondjoyovernightoats

    I have to say I am not 100% obsessed with Almond Joy’s. They were in the pile of candy bars I would give to my Dad when I was younger after trick-or-treating on Halloween. I didn’t like the combination of almonds, chocolate & coconut (um, I know what you are thinking…)

    Fast forward 15 or so years and here I am, loving/obsessing/drooling over anything involving the combination of dark chocolate, almonds and coconut.

    Now I would like to introduce you to what may be the CREAMIEST almond butter in all the land, Barney Butter. It even LOOKS like peanut butter!

    Seriously, look at this almond butter porn..

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    A couple years ago when I started to eat almond butter, I used to complain that it was too grainy and I missed smooth creamy consistency of peanut butter. I wasn’t able to eat it out of the jar like I was used to with peanut butter and was so confused by how almond butter just didn’t have the creamy texture I loved about peanut butter.

    Usually when someone doesn’t like almond butter it’s because of the consistency and the grainy texture it has. Barney Butter is seriously unlike any other almond butter. It is creamy and smooth and spoon-worthy.

    Barney Butter has several different products you can find on their website but I’m here to chat about their Bare Smooth Almond Butter. There is NO added sugar or salt. It is creamy and rich and so delicious to eat by the spoon, on top of toast, with fruit and most importantly in my OATS.

    To top it off for all my peanut allergy friends – Barney Butter is the only prominent almond butter out there that’s made in a 100% peanut free facility. They also use blanched almonds, which is great for people with digestive issues like IBS, and also is what makes their almond butter SO creamy!

    I made you Almond Joy Overnight Oats using Barney Butter’s Bare Smooth Almond Butter and I think you will absolutely love this bowl of oats. The combined flavors of almond butter, coconut, chocolate in my overnight oats have got my taste buds going CRAZAY.

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    Let’s go over what ingredients you will need for Almond Joy Overnight Oats

    Old fashioned oatmeal

    Almond milk

    Chia seeds

    Almond extract

    Bare Smooth Barney Butter

    Coconut flakes

    Mini chocolate chipsalmondjoyovernightoats1almondjoyovernightoats

    Almond Joy Overnight Oats

    Prep Time 5 mins
    Total Time 5 mins
    Yields 1

    Ingredients

    • 3/4 cup of old fashioned oatmeal
    • 3/4 cup of unsweetened almond milk
    • 1 tablespoon of chia seeds
    • splash of almond extract
    • 1 tablespoon of bare smooth barney butter
    • coconut flakes
    • mini chocolate chips

    Directions

    1. Combine oats, milk, chia seeds and almond extract in a tupperware or mason jar
    2. Place in fridge overnight to let the overnight oats form
    3. Add Barney Butter, coconut flakes and chocolate chips

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    xx, Rach

     

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    10 Comments

  • Reply Ashley @ Fit Mitten Kitchen December 10, 2015 at 8:40 am

    This. looks. freaking. amazing.

    I’m with ya on the almond joys back in the day. But now, I can’t get enough of anything with coconut!!

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    • Reply Rachel December 10, 2015 at 8:13 pm

      FOR REAL! I literally used to hate it. I think it’s an acquired taste 🙂

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  • Reply Liz @ THe Clean Eating Couple December 10, 2015 at 3:05 pm

    Mmmmm yummy! These look like they could be breakfast or dessert!

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    • Reply Rachel December 10, 2015 at 8:12 pm

      Absolutely! The combo is definitely dessert worthy too 🙂

      xx

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  • Reply Emilie @ Emilie Eats December 10, 2015 at 4:26 pm

    Ahhhh this may (read: definitely will) be my breakfast tomorrow!! Except I’ll have to use my gingerbread almond butter, but who’s complaining? 🙂

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    • Reply Rachel December 10, 2015 at 8:11 pm

      YAY! I hope you love. I am 100% positive that it will still be delicious with gingerbread almond butter!

      xx

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  • Reply rachel @ athletic avocado December 11, 2015 at 9:48 am

    BRB while i get some barney butter and make these delicious overnight oats! Good thing you hopped aboard the coconut-chocolate-almond train because you would have never made these outstanding oats if you didn’t! yum!

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  • Reply Chrissa - Physical Kitchness December 11, 2015 at 8:18 pm

    Ah hu ah hu yes yes yes. Almond Joys are hands down my FAVORITE candy bars of all time. This looks like it would (I mean WILL) blow my mind!!!

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  • Reply Homemade Almond Butter Cookie Cereal - rachLmansfield January 22, 2016 at 7:01 am

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