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Course: side dish, snack
Total time: under 1 hour
Skill level: Easy
Cost: Inexpensive
Yield: Makes 1 dozen
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Notes

Tender and just slightly sweet, these are good teamed with spicy or chunky soups and stews.

Ingredients

  • 1¼ cups whole wheat flour
  • ¾ cup rolled oats
  • 1½ teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 2 tablespoons safflower oil
  • ¼ cup rice milk, or more as needed
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts

Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

Combine the first 5 (dry) ingredients in a mixing bowl and stir together. Make a well in the center and pour in the applesauce, oil, and rice milk, stir until well combined, adding more rice milk as needed to make a smooth, slightly stiff batter.

Fold in the walnuts, then divide the batter among 12 lightly oiled or paper-lined muffin tins. Bake for 20 to 15 minutes, or until the tops are golden and a toothpick inserted into the center of one tests clean.

Cool on a rack, then store in an airtight container as soon as the muffins are at room temperature.

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Nutritional Information

Nutritional information is provided by the author.

Per muffin:
Calories: 125 Total fat: 6 g Protein: 38 Fiber: 3 g
Carbohydrate: 16 g Cholesterol: 0 mg Sodium: 100 mg