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Applesauce Bran Muffins

This healthy recipe comes from NDSU Extension Service.


  • 1½ c. 100% bran cereal
  • 1 c. milk
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten
  • ½ c. applesauce
  • 2½ Tbsp. melted butter
  • 1 c. all-purpose flour
  • 2½ tsp. baking powder
  • ¼ c. brown sugar
  • ½ c. raisins or dried cranberries


Preheat oven to 400 F. In large bowl, combine cereal and milk. In another bowl, combine egg, applesauce and melted butter. Stir into cereal mixture. Add dry ingredients, stirring just until blended. Add raisins. Spray nonstick coating in muffin pans or use baking cups. Fill muffin pans or baking cups two-thirds full. Bake for 15 minutes.

Makes 12 servings.

Per serving: 150 calories, 3 grams (g) fat, 30 g carbohydrate and 195 mg sodium.
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