Children’s Health | Diet & Nutrition

Recipe: Applesauce Mini Muffins

Moms love mini muffins

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Applesauce and healthy canola oil keep these yummy muffins moist. They’re the perfect size to complement a brunch, pack in your lunch or snack on! 


1/4 cup oat bran
1/4 cup old-fashioned oats
1 cup unbleached flour
1/2 cups brown sugar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup unsweetened applesauce
1/4 cup canola oil
1 egg (or egg substitute)
1 teaspoon almond flavoring


1. Heat oven to 400 degrees. Spray mini-muffin tins with nonstick cooking spray.
2. In a large bowl, mix dry ingredients together. Stir in the remaining ingredients, just until blended (batter will be lumpy).
3. Spoon into 36 mini-muffin cups. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown.
4. Remove muffins from tins immediately after baking. Cool on wire rack or serve warm. 

Nutritional information 

Makes 36 mini-muffins
Serving size: One mini-muffin

Calories: 60
Total fat: 2 g
Saturated fat: 0 g
Cholesterol: 5 mg
Sodium: 35 mg
Total carbohydrate: 10 g
Sugar: 4 g
Dietary fiber: 1 g
Protein: 2 g 

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