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Applesauce Oatmeal Muffins

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/4 cups rolled oats
  • 2 Tbsp old-fashioned oats for muffin tops
  • 1 1/4 cups unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 Tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Line a 12-cup muffin tin with liners or grease with non-stick cooking spray. Set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, stir together the oats, applesauce, milk, egg, vanilla, butter and sugar.
  3. In a large bowl, mix the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt.
  4. Pour in the applesauce mixture into dry ingredients. Stir just until combined.
  5. Spoon the batter evenly into the muffin cups.  Sprinkle old fashioned oats on top of batter in muffins tins.
  6. Bake for 15-20 minutes.  

*Makes 12 muffins