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Apple-Walnut Muffins

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Prep Time: 10 Min

Total Time: 30 Min

Makes: 12 muffins

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups flour
  • 1/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup fat-free milk
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 1-1/2 cups Post Raisin Bran Cereal
  • 1 medium apple, peeled, finely chopped (about 3/4 cup)
  • 3/4 cup chopped walnuts

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F. Mix flour, sugar, baking powder and cinnamon in large bowl; set aside. Beat egg, milk, applesauce and oil in small bowl with wire whisk until well blended. Stir in cereal; let stand 5 min. Add to flour mixture; stir just until moistened. (Batter will be lumpy.) Stir in apples and walnuts.
  2. Spoon batter evenly into 12 greased or paper-lined medium muffin cups.
  3. Bake 20 min. or until toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean. Cool 5 min.

Tips and Suggestions

Variation: Prepare batter as directed, stirring in only 1/2 cup of the walnuts. Spoon into muffin cups as directed; sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup walnuts. Bake as directed.

Make Ahead: Bake muffins as directed; cool completely. Wrap individually in plastic wrap, then place in freezer-style resealable plastic bag. Freeze up to 1 month. Thaw at room temperature before serving.

Make it Easy: Use an ice cream scoop to scoop the batter into the muffin cups.

Nutrition Bonus: In a hurry? These delicious muffins are a great grab 'n go choice in the morning. And as a bonus, they can help you eat right.

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