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Cinnamon Applesauce Muffins

Cinnamon Applesauce Muffins

These easy cinnamon applesauce muffins make a delicious breakfast or a tasty snack.  Applesauce adds sweetness and moisture while cinnamon adds a warm flavor.  Topped with a simple cinnamon sugar mixture.


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Welcome to My Kitchen Serenity!  I’m excited to share with you our favorite cinnamon applesauce muffin recipe!  Cinnamon sugar has always been a favorite for my children.  And I grew up on cinnamon sugar toast!  So, topping these muffins with cinnamon sugar was a no brainer.

cinnamon sugar applesauce muffins

This recipe calls for Bisquick instead of flour, which gives the muffins’ texture the slightest hint of a biscuit.  Oh, but they are still very much magnificent “muffins” my dear friends.  These muffins are moist and full of apple cinnamon flavor! Have them for dessert with your favorite coffee or tea.


How to Make Cinnamon Applesauce Muffins

Mix sugar, cinnamon, applesauce, egg, milk, vanilla extract, and oil in a large bowl.  Then add Bisquick and blend well with a whisk.  Lightly grease muffin pan or use paper liners.  OXO offers a wonderful, heavy gauge muffin pan with easy grip sides…find it here.  Fill the muffin cups 2/3 full then bake at 400 for about 10-12 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.  After baking, brush tops of muffins with melted butter.  Sprinkle tops with cinnamon sugar mixture.  Enjoy!  Makes 8-10 muffins.  


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Cinnamon Applesauce Muffins
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
15 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Servings: 10
  • 2 cups Bisquick
  • 1/2 cup applesauce
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 3 tbsp oil
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts (OPTIONAL)
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp melted butter
  1. Preheat oven to 400.  Lightly grease muffin pan or line with paper liners.  Spray paper liners with non-stick spray to keep muffins from sticking to paper cups.

  2. Mix the cinnamon, sugar, applesauce, egg, milk, oil, and vanilla extract. Then add Biscuit (and nuts if using) and blend with a whisk.  

  3. Fill muffin cups 2/3 full and bake for 10-11 minutes or until wooden toothpick inserted into muffin comes out clean.

  4. Remove muffins from oven and brush tops with melted butter.  Mix the remaining sugar and cinnamon, and sprinkle on top of muffins.


cinnamon applesauce muffins on blue serving platter


Try some of these other delicious desserts:

Apricot Nectar Cake

Chocolate Trifle with Brownies and Toffee

Pumpkin Pecan Bundt Cake

Chocolate Chess Pie


If you try these muffins and like them, please let me know by leaving me a comment.  I’d love to hear from you.


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