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Raisin-Apple-Nut Muffins

Luscious muffins chock full of healthy goodness.
  • Yields 24 muffins
  • Details

    INGREDIENTS

    • 1 cup organic rolled oats
    • 2 cups whole wheat flour
    • 1/3 cup fructose granules*
    • 2 tablespoons baking powder
    • 4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1 cup walnuts, chopped and lightly toasted
    • 1 1/4 cups Granny Smith apples; peeled, cored and chopped small
    • 2 1/4 cups California raisins, plumped in warm water
    • 1 1/4 cups very hot water
    • 1/2 cup maple syrup
    • 2 tablespoons canola oil

    PROCEDURE

    Preheat oven to 375°F. Oil or line 24 muffin cups with paper liners; set aside.

    Mix dry ingredients all together in large mixing bowl. Stir in walnuts, apple and drained raisins; mix well and set aside. Combine very hot water, syrup and oil in small bowl; mix well. Make well in center of dry ingredients and add liquids. Quickly, but gently, mix just until flour is moistened. Fill prepared muffin tins 2/3 to 3/4 full and bake at 375°F for 15 to 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool on wire rack or serve piping hot.

    Note: Fructose granules may be found at supermarkets or heath food stores.

    Nutrition Facts Per Serving

    Calories 170 (25% from fat); Total Fat 5g (sat 0g, mono 2g, poly 2g, trans 0g ); Cholesterol 0mg; Protein 4g; Carbohydrate 31g; (Dietary Fiber 3g; Sugars 7g; ); Iron 1mg; Sodium 240mg; Calcium 47mg; Potassium 192mg

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