Insanely Good Applesauce Oat Muffins | How to Make Banana Applesauce Muffins

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Applesauce muffins made using oats and banana are an easy & delicious breakfast recipe.

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Here is how to make easy applesauce oat muffins, perfect for breakfast or snacks.

Quick and easy breakfast are a must-have for busy mornings. Delicious applesauce muffins, made with wholesome ingredients like banana, honey, and oats can be just the thing when you need a quick bite in the morning.

This is an easy muffin recipe to make using common pantry ingredients, like applesauce, flour, oats, and honey. Applesauce muffins are a favorite fall recipe, though they taste great any time of year.

Applesauce oat muffins are perfect to eat for a breakfast or snack when you’re on the go. Honey and bananas add sweetness and flavor, making them a tasty treat. Like apple breakfast cookies or carrot cake cookies, they can also make a great after school snack for kids.

Applesauce oat muffins can also be great for camping and hiking, when it helps to have a quick snack ready when you’re hungry. They are great to munch on while working on a project or studying for an exam.

This applesauce oat muffins recipe also works well using gluten-free all-purpose flour or baking mix. If making gluten-free applesauce oat muffins, then make sure all of your other ingredients are gluten-free, also.

How to Make Applesauce Oat Muffins

Here is how to make applesauce oat muffins, a perfect food to have for breakfast or for a snack during the day. The muffins are made using flour, oats, applesauce, mashed bananas, honey, and other simple ingredients.

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Line a 12-cup muffin pan with cupcake liners.

Add all-purpose flour, quick oats, baking powder, ground cinnamon, and salt to a large mixing bowl, and whisk to combine ingredients. Then, add mashed banana, applesauce, honey, yogurt, vanilla, and eggs to a second mixing bowl. Whisk to combine these ingredients until the mixture is well blended and creamy.

Add the flour and oats mixture to the applesauce and banana mixture in batches, using a large spoon to stir after each addition. Add raisins, dried berries, or chopped nuts to the mixture, if desired. Stir until the wet and dry ingredients are just combined.

Next, spoon some applesauce muffin batter into each muffin cup, filling the cup about two-thirds full. If you want a crumb streusel topping, then sprinkle the streusel topping over the muffins at this point. You could also sprinkle a few oat flakes over the top of each muffin to decorate the muffins.

Place the muffin pan in the oven. Bake the applesauce oat muffins for 17 to 20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the muffins comes out clean. Allow the muffins to cool before serving them.

What You’ll Need to Make Applesauce Oat Muffins

Here are some items you can use to make applesauce muffins. One of the best things are cupcake liners that can help make it easier to clean your muffin pan.

  • 12-Cup Muffin Pan
  • Cupcake Liners
  • Mixing Bowls
  • Large Spoon
  • Measuring Cups
  • Measuring Spoons

Applesauce Oat Muffins

Makes 10 to 12 muffins

Here is how to make oatmeal applesauce muffins that are perfect to have for breakfast or for a snack. The muffins are full of wholesome goodness, like applesauce, banana, and oats,

Applesauce Oat Muffins

These applesauce oat muffins are easy to make using simple ingredients like all-purpose flour, oats, applesauce, banana, and honey. The muffins make a tasty breakfast or snack for days when you're on-the-go.
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 12 muffins
Author Sweet Bacon & Pecans

Ingredients

  • cup all-purpose flour or gluten-free AP flour
  • 1 cup quick oats
  • 2 tsp quick oats
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 medium ripe banana peeled and mashed
  • 1 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 2 tsp honey
  • ½ cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 Tbsp melted butter or coconut oil, or olive oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • ½ cup raisins, dried cranberries, dried blueberries, or chopped walnuts (optional)

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Line a 12-cup muffin pan with cupcake liners.
  • Add flour, quick oats, baking powder, ground cinnamon, and salt to a large mixing bowl. Whisk to combine ingredients.
  • Add banana, applesauce, honey, yogurt, vanilla, and eggs to a second mixing bowl. Whisk to combine ingredients until the mixture is creamy.
  • Add flour mixture to the applesauce and banana mixture in batches, using a large spoon to stir after each addition. Add raisins, dried berries, or chopped nuts, if desired. Stir until the wet and dry ingredients are just combined.
  • Spoon some applesauce muffin batter into each muffin cup, filling the cup about two-thirds full. If you want a crumb streusel topping, then sprinkle the streusel topping over the muffins at this point. You can also sprinkle a few oat flakes or a pinch of coarse sugar over the top of each muffin.
  • Bake 17 to 20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the muffins comes out clean.

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