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Apple Pumpkin Muffins

These muffins are a little taste of fall thanks to apples, pumpkin and pumpkin pie spice. Freeze extra muffins (if they aren’t all gobbled up!) and defrost at room temperature. 

Nutrition Tip: Pumpkin puree is a source of beta carotene, which is an antioxidant that protects your healthy cells from damage by free radicals.

Apple Pumpkin Muffins

Apple Pumpkin Muffins

These muffins are a little taste of fall thanks to apples, pumpkin and pumpkin pie spice.

Yield: 16 servings
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 (15 oz.) can pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1 Honeycrisp apple, peeled, chopped

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Mix flour, sugar, pumpkin spice, baking soda and baking powder in large mixing bowl. Set aside.
  3. Beat eggs in separate bowl. Mix in pumpkin puree and oil.
  4. Fold wet ingredients into dry ingredients until just combined. Do not overmix. Fold in apple.
  5. Line muffin pan with baking cups. Fill each muffin cup ¾ full and bake 25-30 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in muffin comes out clean.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 16
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 394Total Fat: 12.17gCholesterol: 41mgSodium: 332mgCarbohydrates: 63.33gFiber: 4gProtein: 11.85g

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Grace Vilches

With a passion for healthy eating and digital marketing, Grace found her perfect match with the Produce for Kids team. A south Florida native, Grace grew up in Miami surrounded by delicious Cuban food and a love for family. Grace is the Produce for Kids in-house video production guru working to bring partner’s products and brands to life. You will often see Grace on the Produce for Kids Instagram Story sharing the latest food trends, news on the latest Produce for Kids promotions and meal prep ideas. When she’s not working she’s looking for the newest foodie spots with her husband and mini Australian shepherd, Ollie.

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