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Apple Cinnamon Muffins

Rated as 4.29 out of 5 Stars

"These delicious muffins are sweetened with applesauce and spiced with cinnamon! A variation of a few different recipes I found and added together and tinkered with."
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45 m servings 122
Original recipe yields 12 servings (12 muffins)


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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Spray a 12 cup muffin pan with cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the 3/4 cup all-purpose flour, 3/4 cup whole wheat flour, 3/4 cup sweetener, salt, baking powder, and 2 teaspoons cinnamon. In a separate bowl, mix 1/3 cup applesauce, egg, and milk. Stir the applesauce mixture into the flour mixture until just blended. Fold in the apples. Spoon into the prepared muffin cups, filling about 2/3 full.
  3. In a small bowl, mix 1/2 cup sweetener, 2 2/3 tablespoons all-purpose flour, 2 2/3 tablespoons whole wheat flour, 1/2 cup applesauce, 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon, and oats. Spread evenly over the muffin batter.
  4. Bake 25 minutes in the preheated oven, or until a toothpick inserted in the center of a muffin comes out clean.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 122 calories; 1.3 24.6 4 16 167 Full nutrition

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This recipe makes good, healthy muffins. I use a mixture of brown sugar and regular sugar instead of the "Splenda" sweetener. I also use two eggs instead of one to make the muffins a bit fluff...

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maybe I did something wrong but these didn't turn out very well. Firstly, they're very dark; they look like chocolate muffins, which I thought was strange. I did everything the same except used ...

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This recipe makes good, healthy muffins. I use a mixture of brown sugar and regular sugar instead of the "Splenda" sweetener. I also use two eggs instead of one to make the muffins a bit fluff...

I made some minor changes, but on the whole they were very good and moist. I used all wheat flour, added 2 ripe mashed bananas, used Splenda Brown sugar instead of white and an extra 1/4 C. low...

This is such a great recipe. I halved the oat topping and it was just the right amount. I also added an extra 1/4 cup nonfat milk and extra 1/2 tsp cinnamon to the batter. I used 1.5 cups whole ...

This was my first attempt at low-fat muffins, and they were delicious! Even better after they've sat for a day. I used regular sugar instead of splenda, but I used a little less than suggested. ...

These muffins are delicious! I used sugar instead of the splenda, and didn't do the topping, and they're just wonderful. So healthy too. I found they did make about 30% more than the recipe stat...

I love the taste of apples and cinnamon together, but have never had a muffin with apple pieces in it. I was a bit hesitant about how this would turn out, but I loved it! I used real sugar, an...

Excellent muffins! Moist and scrumptious! I took some advice from other reviewers and made some changes. I halfed the topping amount and it was about enough to do half the muffins which was good...

I made these for my family as a quick, out the door breakfast. They loved them! I followed the recipe except I used 2 eggs instead of one. I thought the topping was a little too sweet and may...

These are the best! I made a few changes- doubled the recipe,used all whole wheat flour, I used the reccomendation to add two mashed bananas- that helped with moisture. Also, instead of 2/3 c. ...