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Trail Mix Muffins

From Hugo, Colorado, Patricia Jones writes,"These hearty muffins blend stick-to-your-ribs granola, fruit, nuts and chocolate chips. They're perfect for a breakfast on the go or any time you need a lift."
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    about 1-1/2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup granola without raisins
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup chopped dry roasted peanuts
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup chopped dried apricots

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the flour, cereal, brown sugar, baking powder and salt. In another bowl, beat the eggs, milk, oil and vanilla; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in the chips, peanuts, raisins and apricots.
  • Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups three-fourths full. Bake at 375° for 15-18 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks. Serve warm.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 281 calories, 15g fat (3g saturated fat), 25mg cholesterol, 166mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 3g fiber), 5g protein.

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