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Applesauce Bran Muffins

Rated as 4.4 out of 5 Stars

"Applesauce replaces oil in this old recipe for healthy bran muffins. Great for breakfast or a snack."
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1 h servings 145
Original recipe yields 12 servings (1 dozen muffins)


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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease 12 muffin cups or line with paper liners.
  2. Mix bran cereal and buttermilk together in a bowl; let sit for 10 minutes.
  3. Beat brown sugar, applesauce, egg, and vanilla extract together in a bowl until smooth; stir into bran cereal mixture. Stir flour into bran cereal mixture until batter is well mixed; fold in walnuts and dried cranberries. Spoon batter into the prepared muffin cups.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted in a muffin comes out clean, 15 to 20 minutes. Transfer muffins to a wire rack to cool.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 145 calories; 4 25.2 3.3 16 189 Full nutrition

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8.12.16 ... ... Just made these. They're good. I added 2T oil. They stuck to the wrappers, but maybe tomorrow they'll be easi...

I used both cranberries and walnuts. may try truvia baking blend next time

I made some changes out of nesecity. I did not have applesauce, used Apple juice. Added some goji berries and flax seed and some oatmeal. It was a good recipe to start with.

I made no deviations of this recipe. The muffins came out moist and not too sweet. I might add a little more sugar next time. Not crazy about cranberries so will use something different like ...