Applesauce Bran Muffins

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Applesauce replaces oil in this old recipe for healthy bran muffins. Great for breakfast or a snack.

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
Servings:
12
Yield:
1 dozen muffins

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups bran cereal (such as Kellogg's® All-Bran®)

  • 1 cup buttermilk

  • cup brown sugar

  • cup applesauce (such as Mott's®)

  • 1 egg

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 cup self-rising flour

  • ½ cup chopped walnuts

  • ½ cup sweetened dried cranberries (such as Craisins®)

Directions

  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)

146 Calories
4g Fat
25g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 146
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Cholesterol 16mg 5%
Sodium 189mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 25g 9%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 14g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 75mg 6%
Iron 2mg 10%
Potassium 112mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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