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Applesauce Oatmeal Muffins

Applesauce oatmeal muffins are a moist, healthy treat that functions just as well for breakfast food as they do for an afternoon snack with coffee or tea.
Applesauce Oatmeal Muffins Recipe \\ PassTheSushi.com

I am not one to ‘eat healthy.’ My family never did carrot sticks and apple slices, so needless to say, it’s not really the thing I reach for when I need to chew on something. On that note, I am not a junk food person either. I have a box of Cheez-Its I absconded from my parents house with that I know will go stale long before I even put a dent in the box.   But, as I’ve gotten more into food, the choices I make on a day to day basis are changing in a way that I feel is more healthy. I don’t eat red meat every night any more (as honestly I wouldn’t mind doing) and I even have whole wheat bread in my pantry at all times now.

I know, its a miracle!

I didn’t have applesauce though. When I saw this recipe I knew I wanted to try it! I am not sure why, as I am not a huge fan of applesauce, but something about it jumped out at me. So I gathered all of the supplies for this recipe (that 99% of you should already have in your pantry) and got around to making it.

Applesauce Oatmeal Muffins Recipe \\ PassTheSushi.com

 

 

Applesauce Oatmeal Muffins Recipe \\ PassTheSushi.com

These are hearty little breakfast muffins that warm up well. Perhaps the cinnamon I used was old and had lost some of its potency, but if I were to make these again I would up the cinnamon to at least a tablespoon. I would also substitute the raisins for dried cranberries in the future just to add a little something.

Applesauce Oatmeal Muffins Recipe \\ PassTheSushi.com

jamie

Sunday 1st of December 2013

How do you think shredded carrots and honey would taste in this? I'm thinking of trying to make a bit of a carrot cake flavor and spreading some cream cheese on top

Sara

Sunday 10th of April 2011

You deserve an award for these... I just made 'em. It's going to be a struggle to stop eating... All I changed was the topping. Just mixed up some butter, brown sugar, some oats, and cinnamon and threw it on top before baking. YUM! Thanks!

Kate @ Diethood.com

Thursday 3rd of February 2011

Kita, these are awesome! I am thinking fluffy, moist, sweet ... oh yum! The perfect breakfast. :)

laura

Thursday 3rd of February 2011

1/4 applesauce is a great replacement for an egg in any baked good. i use it all the time when cooking cupcakes and breads

sweetie

Thursday 3rd of February 2011

lovely hearty muffins. do you think 1/2c raisins is enough for the recipe?

(fyi, there's a small typo in the credit to the "brown eyeD baker" : ) )

Kita

Thursday 3rd of February 2011

I did two 'handfuls' I'm sure that a 1/2c would be fine. Thanks for pointing out the typo! Fixed :D