Apple Oat Muffins

5 g
25 g
2 g
Total Fat
10 min
Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time


  • 1 cup oat or whole-wheat flour (use gluten-free flour, if desired)
  • 1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats (use gluten-free oats, if desired)
  • 2 tablespoons flaxseed meal
  • 1  teaspoon baking powder
  • ½  teaspoon baking soda
  • 1  teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 (6-ounce) container plain Greek yogurt
  • ½ cup unsweetened applesauce
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 1 Honeycrisp apple (or apple of your choosing), chopped into small pieces

Nutrition Facts

per serving

Calories: 131
Protein: 5 g
Carbohydrate: 25 g
Fiber: 3 g
Total Fat: 2 g
Saturated Fat: 0 g
Cholesterol: 17 mg
Calcium: 33% DV
Sodium: 207 mg


  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  2. Line a 12-cup muffin tin with muffin wrappers or spray with cooking spray. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, combine flour, oats, flaxseed meal, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. Set aside.
  4. In a medium bowl, combine egg, yogurt, applesauce, brown sugar, vanilla and milk.
  5. Make a well in the dry ingredients and pour in the applesauce mixture. Stir until just combined.
  6. Fold in chopped apples.
  7. Divide batter evenly among the 12 muffin cups, filling each to ¾ full. Add a sprinkle of oats and/or brown sugar to the top of each muffin, if desired.
  8. Bake muffins for 20 to 22 minutes, or until top is firm to the touch and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  9. Allow muffins to cool in the pan for approximately 10 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.


Nutrition information calculated with 1% milk and low-fat Greek yogurt