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Applesauce Muffins

This healthy recipe comes from NDSU Extension Service.


  • 1¾ c. whole-wheat flour
  • ¼ c. ground flaxseed
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • ¼ tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp. ground cloves
  • ½ tsp. allspice
  • 1 c. applesauce, unsweetened
  • ¼ c. canola oil
  • ¼ c. nonfat plain yogurt
  • ½ c. honey
  • 1 egg
  • ½ c. raisins
  • ½ c. sunflower kernels, lightly salted


Preheat oven to 350 F. Spray 12-muffin tin with cooking oil. Combine and mix together the dry ingredients with the raisins and sunflower kernels.In another bowl, beat together the canola oil, yogurt, honey, egg and applesauce. Add applesauce mixture to the dry ingredients. Stir just until moistened. Pour into muffin tins. Bake for 20 minutes or until dry to an inserted toothpick.

Makes 12 servings.

Per serving: 226 calories, 9 grams (g) fat, 5 g protein, 35 g carbohydrate and 191 mg sodium.
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