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Pumpkin Oat Muffins

Healthy pumpkin oat muffins baked with oats and applesauce along with the pumpkin puree; the light sprinkling of cinnamon sugar on top adds just the right flavor finishing.
Course: Breakfast
Servings: 12
Calories: 114kcal


  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2/3 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup applesauce
  • 1/2 cup old fashioned oats

For the Topping:

  • 1/8 cup brown sugar
  • 1 Tbs cinnamon


  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
  • Line or spray your muffin tins.
  • In a medium bowl, put your flour, cinnamon, cardamom, soda, salt, oats, and sugar, Whisk together.
  • Add to the dry ingredients your egg, pumpkin puree, vanilla extract, and applesauce. Mix together until all is combined.
  • Using a 1/4 measuring cup, scoop up muffin batter and pour into muffin tins, filling each tin about 3/4 full.
  • For your topping, mix 1/8 a cup of brown sugar with 1 Tbs cinnamon, then sprinkle on top of your muffins.
  • Bake for 20 to 25 minutes at 350 degrees or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.
  • Cool on a wire rack in tins for a couple of minutes. Then carefully remove to wire rack to finish cooling or eat warm.


Serving: 1muffin | Calories: 114kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 108mg | Potassium: 60mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 2138IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 1mg