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cinnamon applesauce muffins on glass cake plate with glass of milk

Cinnamon Applesauce Muffins

Easy muffins! Applesauce adds sweetness and moisture. Cinnamon adds warmness and comfort. A moist muffin that's great for breakfast or a snack. Sprinkled with cinnamon sugar on top.
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Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 10
Calories: 334kcal

Equipment

  • muffin pan
  • muffin liners (optional)
  • large mixing bowl
  • measuring spoons
  • measuring cup(s)
  • whisk
  • Basting Brush

Ingredients

MUFFIN INGREDIENTS

  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup applesauce
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 3 tbsp oil
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 cups Bisquick
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans, unsalted (OPTIONAL)

CINNAMON SUGAR TOPPING INGREDIENTS

  • 2 tbsp melted butter
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400F.  Spray muffin tins or paper liners with non-stick to keep muffins from sticking.
  • Add the cinnamon, sugar, applesauce, egg, milk, oil, and vanilla extract to a large bowl and blend with a whisk. Then add Bisquick (and nuts if using) and blend well.  
  • Fill muffin cups 2/3 full and bake for 10-11 minutes or until wooden toothpick inserted into muffin comes out clean.
  • Remove muffins from oven.
  • Mix the cinnamon-sugar topping and sprinkle on top of muffins.

PREPARE CINNAMON-SUGAR TOPPING

  • Mix the cinnamon and sugar together in a small bowl. Brush muffin tops with melted butter. Sprinkle muffin tops with cinnamon-sugar mixture.

Notes

Store cooled muffins in an airtight container for up to 3 days.

Nutrition

Serving: 3.5oz | Calories: 334kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 4.5g | Trans Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 528mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 23g