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Cranberry Apple Pepita Muffins

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup white whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 egg
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1 cup grated apple 2-3 apples depending on size*
  • 1 cup cranberries chopped
  • 1/2 cup pepitas pumpkin seeds
  • 2 tbsp. turbinado sugar

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400Line a 12-cup muffin pan with liners and spray lightly with cooking oil.
  2. Combine the dry ingredients (flour, rolled oats, sugar, baking powder, salt and cinnamoin a large bowl and stir to combine.
  3. In another bowl, mix the eggs, milk and butter together until well combined. Stir in the grated apples and mix thoroughly.
  4. Stir the wet mixture into the dry mixture a little at a time until fully incorporated.
  5. Mix in the cranberries and pepitas, reserving some to top each muffin.

  6. Fill the muffin liners about two-thirds full. Top each muffin with reserved cranberries and pepitas and sprinkle with turbinado sugar.
  7. Bake 25-30 minutes until golden. Cool on a wire rack before enjoying!

Recipe Notes

*I save the ones my toddler never finishes, cut off the brown parts and grate them for this recipe!