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Spiced Applesauce Muffins Recipe

These delicious muffins are sure to be a hit at any breakfast or brunch meal. The applesauce makes them so moist and delicious.—Kendra Kunkel, Dubuque, Iowa
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min. YIELD:12 servings


  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup raisins


  • 1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in egg. Beat in applesauce and vanilla. Combine the flour, cracker crumbs, cinnamon, baking soda and allspice; stir into creamed mixture just until moistened. Fold in walnuts and raisins.
  • 2. Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups three-fourths full. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in muffin comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack. Serve warm. Yield: 1 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 252 calories, 12g fat (5g saturated fat), 38mg cholesterol, 200mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (20g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.

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yvonne bancroft User ID: 2864762 164320
Reviewed Jul. 15, 2009

"I am not a fan of muffins, however I have made these 4 times in the past three weeks. I used dried cranberries in place of the raisins. This is REALLY good. They warm up nicely too."

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