Sweet Cherry and Chocolate Overnight Oats State(Montana) Child Nutrition Agency Developed Recipe

Our overnight oats feature Montana Flathead cherries and Montana grown cereal grains combined with creamy yogurt and honey.
NSLP/SBP CREDITING INFORMATION
½ cup (4 fl oz spoodle) provides 1 oz equivalent meat alternate, ⅜ cup fruit, and 1 oz equivalent grains.
RECIPE PROJECT NAME
Fiscal Year 2021 Cohort A Team Nutrition Training Grant for School Meal Recipe Development Montana Office of Public Instruction.
*This recipe was developed and standardized by a State Child Nutrition Agency. USDA has not tested this recipe.
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Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 6 hrs
Total Time 6 hrs 30 mins

Ingredients
 

50 Servings

    Weight

    • 8 lb Montana sweet Flathead cherries, frozen, pitted, unsweetened
    • 3 lb 6 oz Montana’s Cream of the West Roasted 7 Grain Cereal, uncooked
    • 12 lb 8 oz Yogurt, plain, vanilla or Greek
    • 12.6 oz Honey, if using plain yogurt
    • 1.7 oz Cocoa Powder

    Measure

    • 2 qt 3¾ cups Montana sweet Flathead cherries, frozen, pitted, unsweetened
    • Three 18 oz boxes Montana’s Cream of the West Roasted 7 Grain Cereal, uncooked
    • 1 gal 2 qt 1 cup Yogurt, plain, vanilla or Greek
    • ½ cup 1 Tbsp Honey, if using plain yogurt
    • ¾ cup Cocoa Powder

    100 Servings

      Weight

      • 16 lb Montana sweet Flathead cherries, frozen, pitted, unsweetened
      • 6 lb 12 oz Montana’s Cream of the West Roasted 7 Grain Cereal, uncooked
      • 25 lb Yogurt, plain, vanilla or Greek
      • 1 lb 9 oz Honey, if using plain yogurt
      • 3.4 oz Cocoa Powder

      Measure

      • 1 gal 1 qt 3½ cups Montana sweet Flathead cherries, frozen, pitted, unsweetened
      • Six 18 oz boxes Montana’s Cream of the West Roasted 7 Grain Cereal, uncooked
      • 3 gal 2 cups Yogurt, plain, vanilla or Greek
      • 1 cup 2 Tbsp Honey, if using plain yogurt
      • cups Cocoa Powder

      Quantity
       

      50 Servings

        Weight

        • 8 lb Montana sweet Flathead cherries, frozen, pitted, unsweetened
        • 3 lb 6 oz Montana’s Cream of the West Roasted 7 Grain Cereal, uncooked
        • 12 lb 8 oz Yogurt, plain, vanilla or Greek
        • 12.6 oz Honey, if using plain yogurt
        • 1.7 oz Cocoa Powder

        Measure

        • 2 qt 3¾ cups Montana sweet Flathead cherries, frozen, pitted, unsweetened
        • Three 18 oz boxes Montana’s Cream of the West Roasted 7 Grain Cereal, uncooked
        • 1 gal 2 qt 1 cup Yogurt, plain, vanilla or Greek
        • ½ cup 1 Tbsp Honey, if using plain yogurt
        • ¾ cup Cocoa Powder

        100 Servings

          Weight

          • 16 lb Montana sweet Flathead cherries, frozen, pitted, unsweetened
          • 6 lb 12 oz Montana’s Cream of the West Roasted 7 Grain Cereal, uncooked
          • 25 lb Yogurt, plain, vanilla or Greek
          • 1 lb 9 oz Honey, if using plain yogurt
          • 3.4 oz Cocoa Powder

          Measure

          • 1 gal 1 qt 3½ cups Montana sweet Flathead cherries, frozen, pitted, unsweetened
          • Six 18 oz boxes Montana’s Cream of the West Roasted 7 Grain Cereal, uncooked
          • 3 gal 2 cups Yogurt, plain, vanilla or Greek
          • 1 cup 2 Tbsp Honey, if using plain yogurt
          • cups Cocoa Powder

          Ingredients
           

          50 Servings

            Weight

            • 8 lb Montana sweet Flathead cherries, frozen, pitted, unsweetened
            • 3 lb 6 oz Montana’s Cream of the West Roasted 7 Grain Cereal, uncooked
            • 12 lb 8 oz Yogurt, plain, vanilla or Greek
            • 12.6 oz Honey, if using plain yogurt
            • 1.7 oz Cocoa Powder

            Measure

            • 2 qt 3¾ cups Montana sweet Flathead cherries, frozen, pitted, unsweetened
            • Three 18 oz boxes Montana’s Cream of the West Roasted 7 Grain Cereal, uncooked
            • 1 gal 2 qt 1 cup Yogurt, plain, vanilla or Greek
            • ½ cup 1 Tbsp Honey, if using plain yogurt
            • ¾ cup Cocoa Powder

            100 Servings

              Weight

              • 16 lb Montana sweet Flathead cherries, frozen, pitted, unsweetened
              • 6 lb 12 oz Montana’s Cream of the West Roasted 7 Grain Cereal, uncooked
              • 25 lb Yogurt, plain, vanilla or Greek
              • 1 lb 9 oz Honey, if using plain yogurt
              • 3.4 oz Cocoa Powder

              Measure

              • 1 gal 1 qt 3½ cups Montana sweet Flathead cherries, frozen, pitted, unsweetened
              • Six 18 oz boxes Montana’s Cream of the West Roasted 7 Grain Cereal, uncooked
              • 3 gal 2 cups Yogurt, plain, vanilla or Greek
              • 1 cup 2 Tbsp Honey, if using plain yogurt
              • cups Cocoa Powder

              Quantity
               

              50 Servings

                Weight

                • 8 lb Montana sweet Flathead cherries, frozen, pitted, unsweetened
                • 3 lb 6 oz Montana’s Cream of the West Roasted 7 Grain Cereal, uncooked
                • 12 lb 8 oz Yogurt, plain, vanilla or Greek
                • 12.6 oz Honey, if using plain yogurt
                • 1.7 oz Cocoa Powder

                Measure

                • 2 qt 3¾ cups Montana sweet Flathead cherries, frozen, pitted, unsweetened
                • Three 18 oz boxes Montana’s Cream of the West Roasted 7 Grain Cereal, uncooked
                • 1 gal 2 qt 1 cup Yogurt, plain, vanilla or Greek
                • ½ cup 1 Tbsp Honey, if using plain yogurt
                • ¾ cup Cocoa Powder

                100 Servings

                  Weight

                  • 16 lb Montana sweet Flathead cherries, frozen, pitted, unsweetened
                  • 6 lb 12 oz Montana’s Cream of the West Roasted 7 Grain Cereal, uncooked
                  • 25 lb Yogurt, plain, vanilla or Greek
                  • 1 lb 9 oz Honey, if using plain yogurt
                  • 3.4 oz Cocoa Powder

                  Measure

                  • 1 gal 1 qt 3½ cups Montana sweet Flathead cherries, frozen, pitted, unsweetened
                  • Six 18 oz boxes Montana’s Cream of the West Roasted 7 Grain Cereal, uncooked
                  • 3 gal 2 cups Yogurt, plain, vanilla or Greek
                  • 1 cup 2 Tbsp Honey, if using plain yogurt
                  • cups Cocoa Powder
                  *See Marketing Guide

                  Ingredients
                   

                  50 Servings

                    Weight

                    • 8 lb Montana sweet Flathead cherries, frozen, pitted, unsweetened
                    • 3 lb 6 oz Montana’s Cream of the West Roasted 7 Grain Cereal, uncooked
                    • 12 lb 8 oz Yogurt, plain, vanilla or Greek
                    • 12.6 oz Honey, if using plain yogurt
                    • 1.7 oz Cocoa Powder

                    Measure

                    • 2 qt 3¾ cups Montana sweet Flathead cherries, frozen, pitted, unsweetened
                    • Three 18 oz boxes Montana’s Cream of the West Roasted 7 Grain Cereal, uncooked
                    • 1 gal 2 qt 1 cup Yogurt, plain, vanilla or Greek
                    • ½ cup 1 Tbsp Honey, if using plain yogurt
                    • ¾ cup Cocoa Powder

                    100 Servings

                      Weight

                      • 16 lb Montana sweet Flathead cherries, frozen, pitted, unsweetened
                      • 6 lb 12 oz Montana’s Cream of the West Roasted 7 Grain Cereal, uncooked
                      • 25 lb Yogurt, plain, vanilla or Greek
                      • 1 lb 9 oz Honey, if using plain yogurt
                      • 3.4 oz Cocoa Powder

                      Measure

                      • 1 gal 1 qt 3½ cups Montana sweet Flathead cherries, frozen, pitted, unsweetened
                      • Six 18 oz boxes Montana’s Cream of the West Roasted 7 Grain Cereal, uncooked
                      • 3 gal 2 cups Yogurt, plain, vanilla or Greek
                      • 1 cup 2 Tbsp Honey, if using plain yogurt
                      • cups Cocoa Powder

                      Quantity
                       

                      50 Servings

                        Weight

                        • 8 lb Montana sweet Flathead cherries, frozen, pitted, unsweetened
                        • 3 lb 6 oz Montana’s Cream of the West Roasted 7 Grain Cereal, uncooked
                        • 12 lb 8 oz Yogurt, plain, vanilla or Greek
                        • 12.6 oz Honey, if using plain yogurt
                        • 1.7 oz Cocoa Powder

                        Measure

                        • 2 qt 3¾ cups Montana sweet Flathead cherries, frozen, pitted, unsweetened
                        • Three 18 oz boxes Montana’s Cream of the West Roasted 7 Grain Cereal, uncooked
                        • 1 gal 2 qt 1 cup Yogurt, plain, vanilla or Greek
                        • ½ cup 1 Tbsp Honey, if using plain yogurt
                        • ¾ cup Cocoa Powder

                        100 Servings

                          Weight

                          • 16 lb Montana sweet Flathead cherries, frozen, pitted, unsweetened
                          • 6 lb 12 oz Montana’s Cream of the West Roasted 7 Grain Cereal, uncooked
                          • 25 lb Yogurt, plain, vanilla or Greek
                          • 1 lb 9 oz Honey, if using plain yogurt
                          • 3.4 oz Cocoa Powder

                          Measure

                          • 1 gal 1 qt 3½ cups Montana sweet Flathead cherries, frozen, pitted, unsweetened
                          • Six 18 oz boxes Montana’s Cream of the West Roasted 7 Grain Cereal, uncooked
                          • 3 gal 2 cups Yogurt, plain, vanilla or Greek
                          • 1 cup 2 Tbsp Honey, if using plain yogurt
                          • cups Cocoa Powder
                          *See Marketing Guide

                          Ingredients
                           

                          50 Servings

                            Weight

                            • 8 lb Montana sweet Flathead cherries, frozen, pitted, unsweetened
                            • 3 lb 6 oz Montana’s Cream of the West Roasted 7 Grain Cereal, uncooked
                            • 12 lb 8 oz Yogurt, plain, vanilla or Greek
                            • 12.6 oz Honey, if using plain yogurt
                            • 1.7 oz Cocoa Powder

                            Measure

                            • 2 qt 3¾ cups Montana sweet Flathead cherries, frozen, pitted, unsweetened
                            • Three 18 oz boxes Montana’s Cream of the West Roasted 7 Grain Cereal, uncooked
                            • 1 gal 2 qt 1 cup Yogurt, plain, vanilla or Greek
                            • ½ cup 1 Tbsp Honey, if using plain yogurt
                            • ¾ cup Cocoa Powder

                            100 Servings

                              Weight

                              • 16 lb Montana sweet Flathead cherries, frozen, pitted, unsweetened
                              • 6 lb 12 oz Montana’s Cream of the West Roasted 7 Grain Cereal, uncooked
                              • 25 lb Yogurt, plain, vanilla or Greek
                              • 1 lb 9 oz Honey, if using plain yogurt
                              • 3.4 oz Cocoa Powder

                              Measure

                              • 1 gal 1 qt 3½ cups Montana sweet Flathead cherries, frozen, pitted, unsweetened
                              • Six 18 oz boxes Montana’s Cream of the West Roasted 7 Grain Cereal, uncooked
                              • 3 gal 2 cups Yogurt, plain, vanilla or Greek
                              • 1 cup 2 Tbsp Honey, if using plain yogurt
                              • cups Cocoa Powder

                              Quantity
                               

                              50 Servings

                                Weight

                                • 8 lb Montana sweet Flathead cherries, frozen, pitted, unsweetened
                                • 3 lb 6 oz Montana’s Cream of the West Roasted 7 Grain Cereal, uncooked
                                • 12 lb 8 oz Yogurt, plain, vanilla or Greek
                                • 12.6 oz Honey, if using plain yogurt
                                • 1.7 oz Cocoa Powder

                                Measure

                                • 2 qt 3¾ cups Montana sweet Flathead cherries, frozen, pitted, unsweetened
                                • Three 18 oz boxes Montana’s Cream of the West Roasted 7 Grain Cereal, uncooked
                                • 1 gal 2 qt 1 cup Yogurt, plain, vanilla or Greek
                                • ½ cup 1 Tbsp Honey, if using plain yogurt
                                • ¾ cup Cocoa Powder

                                100 Servings

                                  Weight

                                  • 16 lb Montana sweet Flathead cherries, frozen, pitted, unsweetened
                                  • 6 lb 12 oz Montana’s Cream of the West Roasted 7 Grain Cereal, uncooked
                                  • 25 lb Yogurt, plain, vanilla or Greek
                                  • 1 lb 9 oz Honey, if using plain yogurt
                                  • 3.4 oz Cocoa Powder

                                  Measure

                                  • 1 gal 1 qt 3½ cups Montana sweet Flathead cherries, frozen, pitted, unsweetened
                                  • Six 18 oz boxes Montana’s Cream of the West Roasted 7 Grain Cereal, uncooked
                                  • 3 gal 2 cups Yogurt, plain, vanilla or Greek
                                  • 1 cup 2 Tbsp Honey, if using plain yogurt
                                  • cups Cocoa Powder
                                  *See Marketing Guide

                                  Ingredients
                                   

                                  50 Servings

                                    Weight

                                    • 8 lb Montana sweet Flathead cherries, frozen, pitted, unsweetened
                                    • 3 lb 6 oz Montana’s Cream of the West Roasted 7 Grain Cereal, uncooked
                                    • 12 lb 8 oz Yogurt, plain, vanilla or Greek
                                    • 12.6 oz Honey, if using plain yogurt
                                    • 1.7 oz Cocoa Powder

                                    Measure

                                    • 2 qt 3¾ cups Montana sweet Flathead cherries, frozen, pitted, unsweetened
                                    • Three 18 oz boxes Montana’s Cream of the West Roasted 7 Grain Cereal, uncooked
                                    • 1 gal 2 qt 1 cup Yogurt, plain, vanilla or Greek
                                    • ½ cup 1 Tbsp Honey, if using plain yogurt
                                    • ¾ cup Cocoa Powder

                                    100 Servings

                                      Weight

                                      • 16 lb Montana sweet Flathead cherries, frozen, pitted, unsweetened
                                      • 6 lb 12 oz Montana’s Cream of the West Roasted 7 Grain Cereal, uncooked
                                      • 25 lb Yogurt, plain, vanilla or Greek
                                      • 1 lb 9 oz Honey, if using plain yogurt
                                      • 3.4 oz Cocoa Powder

                                      Measure

                                      • 1 gal 1 qt 3½ cups Montana sweet Flathead cherries, frozen, pitted, unsweetened
                                      • Six 18 oz boxes Montana’s Cream of the West Roasted 7 Grain Cereal, uncooked
                                      • 3 gal 2 cups Yogurt, plain, vanilla or Greek
                                      • 1 cup 2 Tbsp Honey, if using plain yogurt
                                      • cups Cocoa Powder

                                      Quantity
                                       

                                      50 Servings

                                        Weight

                                        • 8 lb Montana sweet Flathead cherries, frozen, pitted, unsweetened
                                        • 3 lb 6 oz Montana’s Cream of the West Roasted 7 Grain Cereal, uncooked
                                        • 12 lb 8 oz Yogurt, plain, vanilla or Greek
                                        • 12.6 oz Honey, if using plain yogurt
                                        • 1.7 oz Cocoa Powder

                                        Measure

                                        • 2 qt 3¾ cups Montana sweet Flathead cherries, frozen, pitted, unsweetened
                                        • Three 18 oz boxes Montana’s Cream of the West Roasted 7 Grain Cereal, uncooked
                                        • 1 gal 2 qt 1 cup Yogurt, plain, vanilla or Greek
                                        • ½ cup 1 Tbsp Honey, if using plain yogurt
                                        • ¾ cup Cocoa Powder

                                        100 Servings

                                          Weight

                                          • 16 lb Montana sweet Flathead cherries, frozen, pitted, unsweetened
                                          • 6 lb 12 oz Montana’s Cream of the West Roasted 7 Grain Cereal, uncooked
                                          • 25 lb Yogurt, plain, vanilla or Greek
                                          • 1 lb 9 oz Honey, if using plain yogurt
                                          • 3.4 oz Cocoa Powder

                                          Measure

                                          • 1 gal 1 qt 3½ cups Montana sweet Flathead cherries, frozen, pitted, unsweetened
                                          • Six 18 oz boxes Montana’s Cream of the West Roasted 7 Grain Cereal, uncooked
                                          • 3 gal 2 cups Yogurt, plain, vanilla or Greek
                                          • 1 cup 2 Tbsp Honey, if using plain yogurt
                                          • cups Cocoa Powder
                                          *See Marketing Guide

                                          Instructions
                                           

                                          • Set aside half the cherries.
                                          • Stir together cereal, yogurt, honey (if using honey), half of the cherries, and cocoa powder. Omit the honey if using sweetened yogurt.
                                          • Portion out 4 fl oz yogurt mixture into individual service dishes or hold in bulk quantity until ready to use.
                                          • If in individual dishes, top each portion with the remaining cherries (approximately 3 cherries each or ¼ cup). If bulk, spread the remaining cherries over the top.
                                          • Cover and refrigerate overnight, or for at least six hours.
                                            Critical Control Point: Cool to 41 ºF or lower within 4 hours.
                                            Critical Control Point: Hold at 41 ºF or below.

                                          Nutrition INFORMATION

                                          Nutrition Facts
                                          Sweet Cherry and Chocolate Overnight Oats State(Montana) Child Nutrition Agency Developed Recipe
                                          Amount Per Serving 0 ½ cup (4 fl oz spoodle)
                                          Calories 253 Calories from Fat 14
                                          % Daily Value*
                                          Total Fat 1.6g2%
                                          Saturated Fat 0.5g3%
                                          Cholesterol 6mg2%
                                          Sodium 44mg2%
                                          Potassium 343mg10%
                                          Total Carbohydrates 45g15%
                                          Dietary Fiber 5g21%
                                          Total Sugars 20g22%
                                          Protein 16g32%
                                          Vitamin D 0IU0%
                                          Calcium 137mg14%
                                          Iron 6mg33%
                                          *
                                          *Marketing Guide

                                          Notes

                                          Cooking Process #1: No Cook
                                          Optional garnish: fresh cherries, yogurt, light dusting of cocoa powder.
                                          This recipe is the most eye appealing when served in individual dishes; this also makes it a portable grab and go item.
                                          Yield / Volume
                                          50 Servings:

                                          About 12 lb 8 oz or 1 gal 2 qt 1 cup

                                          100 Servings:

                                          About 25 lb or 3 gal 2 cups