Apple Bran Muffins

This recipe saves calories by substituting equal parts cooking oil with Mott's applesauce.


  • 1½ cups Mott’s® Applesauce Cinnamon
  • 1½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp ground nutmeg
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 2 tbsp margarine, softened
  • 2 egg whites
  • 2 tbsp molasses
  • 1½ cups wheat bran flakes cereal
Mott’s Applesauce Cinnamon

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  • Preheat oven to 350°. Line 12 (2½-inch) muffin cups with paper liners or spray with nonstick cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and nutmeg.
  • In medium bowl, beat sugar and margarine with electric mixer at medium speed until blended. Whisk in applesauce, egg whites, and molasses.
  • Add cereal. Stir until moistened.
  • Stir applesauce mixture into flour mixture just until moistened. Spoon evenly into prepared muffin cups.
  • Bake 25-30 minutes, or until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean. Immediately remove from pan and cool on wire rack for 10 minutes.
  • Serve warm or cool completely.

Makes: 12 muffins.