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5 from 3 votes

Healthier Apple Oatmeal Muffins

These Healthier Apple Oatmeal Muffins are a great muffin, even without looking at its healthy attributes - heart healthy oats, lower sugar!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12 Muffins
Calories: 189kcal
Author: Marie Porter


Muffin Tin


  • 1 cup Rolled Oats
  • 1 cup Oat Flour
  • ½ cup All-Purpose Flour
  • ½ cup Flax Meal
  • ½ cup Brown Sugar
  • 2 tsp. Baking Powder
  • ½ teaspoon Cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon Salt
  • ¼ teaspoon Baking Soda
  • pinch Ground Cloves
  • 2 Large Eggs lightly beaten
  • ¾ cup Milk
  • ½ cup Unsweetened Apple Sauce
  • 1 Apple peeled and grated
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla Extract


  • Preheat oven to 375 F. Line 12 muffin cups with liners, or spray with baking spray.
  • In a large bowl, combine oats, flours, flax meal, brown sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, salt, baking soda, and cloves. Make a well in center of flour mixture; set aside.
  • In another bowl, combine eggs, milk, apple sauce, grated apple, and vanilla extract. Add wet mixture all at once to the flour mixture.
  • Stir just until moistened (batter should be lumpy.) Divide batter between 12 prepared muffin cups, filling each to almost full.
  • Bake for 18 to 20 minutes or until golden and a wooden toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean.
  • Cool in muffin cups on a wire rack for 5 minutes. Remove from muffin cups; serve warm.


Calories: 189kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 29mg | Sodium: 235mg | Potassium: 188mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 72IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 105mg | Iron: 2mg