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Oatmeal Applesauce Muffins

This quick and easy oatmeal applesauce muffin recipe is perfect for a healthy breakfast on-the-go! With only 120 calories per muffin—you can grab two!
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 12 muffins


  • 12-Cup Muffin Pan
  • Paper muffin liners


  • 1 cup old fashioned oats
  • 1 cup buttermilk room temperature
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ cup brown sugar dark
  • ½ cup applesauce unsweetened
  • 1 large egg room temperature


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit 20 minutes before baking your muffins. Line 12-cup muffin pan with paper liners and set aside.
  • In a small bowl, combine old fashioned oats and buttermilk. Let mixture sit out at room temperature for 20 minutes.
  • In a large bowl, mix together dry ingredients (whole wheat flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and brown sugar).
  • Mix in the oat and buttermilk mixture along with the apple sauce and egg. Mix well until no lumps remain in the batter.
  • Pour batter into prepared muffins tin. Do not fill more that ¾ full.
  • Bake for 30 minutes or until a tooth pick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean.
  • Allow to cool at room temperature and enjoy!

Heather's Helpful Hints

If your muffin cups are filled more than ¾ full the muffins will have flat “flying saucer” tops. Leaving a little extra room will give your muffins plenty of space to expand before reaching the top. 


Serving: 1muffin | Calories: 112kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 167mg | Potassium: 141mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 33IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 54mg | Iron: 1mg
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