Honey-Oatmeal Muffins

Serves: 
12
Ingredients: 

 1/2 cups quick oats

1 cup all-purpose flour

1/3 cup brown sugar, firmly packed

1 tablespoon baking powder

3/4 teaspoon salt

2/3 cup milk, skim or low-fat (1%)

1/3 cup applesauce

1 egg, beaten

1/4 cup honey

1/2 cup raisins 

1/2 cup chopped nuts

vegetable oil cooking spray

*Special Note:
Do not give honey to children under 12 months of age - they are at risk of infant botulism, which is a rare but serious form of food poisoning.

Instructions: 
  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. 
  2. Combine oats, flour, brown sugar, baking powder, and salt in a large mixing bowl.
  3. Add milk, applesauce, egg, and honey to the bowl and mix until moistened.
  4. Add raisins and nuts. Mix well.
  5. Spray cooking spray into 12 medium-sized muffin cups. Fill each cup 2/3 full with muffin batter.
  6. Bake in oven for 15 to 18 minutes or until golden brown. Serve with fruit of your choice.
Tips: 
  • To lower the fat, substitute an equal amount of applesauce for the oil whenever you bake muffins. 
Nutrition Facts: 

Serving size: 1 muffin

Calories: 190 

Fruits and Vegetables: 0 cups

Fat: 5 g

Fiber: 2 g

Sodium: 280 mg

This material was developed by the UMass Extension Nutrition Education Program.

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