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Crunchy Apple Muffins

 Crunchy Apple Muffins
"I enjoy baking muffins--especially when they feature healthy ingredients like these do," says Elaine Anderson of Aliquippa, Pennsylvania. The crunchy topping and juicy apple bits add just the right sweetness to these jumbo muffins.
6 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1 cup King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 cup King Arthur Premium 100% Whole Wheat Flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup fat-free milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 cup chopped peeled tart apples
  • TOPPING:
  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat granola cereal
  • 2 tablespoons chopped walnuts
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons fat-free milk

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine flours, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon and
  • salt. In another bowl, beat egg, milk and butter. Stir into dry
  • ingredients just until moistened. Fold in apples. Coat jumbo muffin
  • cups with cooking spray; fill half full.
  • For topping, combine the cereal, walnuts, brown sugar, cinnamon and
  • milk. Sprinkle over muffins. Bake at 375° for 20-25 minutes or

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Crunchy Apple Muffins (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before
  • removing from pan to a wire rack. Serve warm. Yield: 6 muffins.
Nutritional Facts: One muffin equals 282 calories, 7 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 46 mg cholesterol, 248 mg sodium, 50 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 6 g protein.