Time for Apple Oatmeal Muffins

Fall Apple Muffins

September 21, 2015   7 Comments

My backyard has 14 apple trees and guess what? This is a great year for apples. Y’all want to come over and pick some? (not kidding)

I decided to make an apple oatmeal muffin because it sounded good and my children are always demanding muffins. Of course, the ones they want are made with twice the sugar and three times the fat and white flour. BUT, they like these - enough to stop bothering me for muffins.

These are fast to make – just one bowl – and if you are swimming in apples – you can freeze them for later consumption. I eat one with my afternoon coffee as a treat.

They are a little too sweet to have as the only food for breakfast. I would, of course, pair them with an apple and peanut butter since all I can think about is apples.

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Apple Oatmeal Muffin Recipe

makes 12 muffins

1 cup white whole wheat flour or regular whole wheat flour
1 cup whole oats
1 teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon baking soda
¼ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
½ teaspoon ground ginger
¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 cup brown sugar, packed
1 cup unsweetened applesauce
2 tablespoons canola oil, vegetable oil, or virgin coconut oil
1 large egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 medium apple, peeled and chopped

Preheat oven to 375 F. Line a 12 muffin tin with muffin wrappers or spray with nonstick cooking spray.

In a large bowl combine flour, oats, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and sugar. Add applesauce, oil, egg, and vanilla and mix until blended. Fold in apple pieces.

Divide batter into 12 muffin cups and bake for 16-18 minutes until knife inserted into center is clean.

These can be frozen and will be fresh for one month.

137 calories, 4.0 g fat, 25.5 g carbohydrates, 7.0 g sugar, 4.6 g protein, 3.4 g fiber, 110 mg sodium, 4 Points+

Points values are calculated by Snack Girl and are provided for information only.
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7 Comments:

I'll have to try these...but maybe I'll either stop by your back yard for a little apple picking or wait until we get decent apples again down here in Louisiana!

on September 21, 2015

The recipe only call for 1 Apple?

on September 21, 2015

I have been making lots of applesauce with my apples, thus having surplus for this recipe. Both use up apples and are freezable. Have also been baking in the oven (making chips). Bought your book - great ideas! Thanks so much!

on September 21, 2015

What happens if you omit the applesauce?

on September 21, 2015

I don't peel my apples and the come out just fine. Less work, more vitamins and fiber.

on September 29, 2015

Loved. My batter was dry so I added one more egg. They were so yummy and not too sweet. A keeper!

on September 30, 2015

I finally had a chance to make these today. So yummy! I used spelt flour in place of the wheat flour (more bone friendly for those of us concerned about that.) I did stir well the chopped apples into the dry ingredients BEFORE adding the liquids. Also, I mixed the liquids in a separate bowl before gently stirring them into the flour/apple bowl. They turned out perfectly. I will definitely be making these again.

on October 14, 2015


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