Making Healthy Applesauce Oat Muffins
Applesauce is a perfect addition to any muffin recipe, allowing less oil to be used. Combining them with oats makes a hearty breakfast option for busy families. This page contains a recipe for making healthy applesauce oat muffins
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Delicious, healthy, easy to prepare muffins that can freeze well. What more could you want?
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15-20
Total Time: 30 minutes
Yield: 12 muffins
Source: Mel's Kitchen Cafe
- 1 cup old-fashioned oats (not quick)
- 1 cup unsweetened applesauce
- 1/2 cup milk
- 1 large egg
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 4 Tbsp butter, melted
- 1/3 cup sugar (I used half the amount of Truvia brown sugar blend)
- 3/4 cup whole wheat flour
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1/2 tsp baking soda
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1/2 cup craisins or raisins, if desired
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Line muffin tins, or grease them.
- In one bowl, combine the oatmeal, applesauce, milk, egg, vanilla, butter and the sugar.
- In a larger bowl, whisk the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, salt, and raisins, if using.
- Make a well in the center and add the applesauce mixture. Mix just until blended.
- Divide evenly in the 12 muffin cups.
- Bake 15-20 minutes. Don't overbake.
- Cool on wire racks.
You probably have all the ingredients in the house to make these delicious muffins. The bonus is that they freeze well, too. I used some juice leftover from canned fruit instead of the milk.
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