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Healthy Applesauce Oat Muffins | Tastes Better From Scratch
Applesauce Oat Muffins
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 

My family loves these easy and delicious Applesauce Oat Muffins. They make the perfect healthy snack and they're freezer-friendly, too!

Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Unit: cup, large, Tablespoon, teaspoon
Servings: 12
Calories: 146 kcal
Author: Lauren Allen
Ingredients
  • 1 1/4 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 1/4 cups unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 Tablespoons butter , melted (or coconut oil)
  • 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
  • 1/2 cup raisins , or craisins, or chocolate chips
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, salt and cranberries or raisins.

  4. Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients and pour in the applesauce mixture. Stir just until combined (don't overmix!)
  5. Spoon the batter evenly into the muffin cups. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. 

  6. Don't over-bake or the muffins will be dry. Remove them to a cooling rack. Cool completely before freezing in a ziplock freezer bag.

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

Recipe adapted from Mel's Kitchen Cafe. 

Nutrition Facts
Applesauce Oat Muffins
Amount Per Serving (1 muffin)
Calories 146 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 8%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 24mg 8%
Sodium 147mg 6%
Potassium 177mg 5%
Total Carbohydrates 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 8g
Protein 2g 4%
Vitamin A 3.2%
Vitamin C 0.6%
Calcium 4.3%
Iron 4.9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.