Choco Chip-Applesauce Muffins

Whip up a batch of muffins with cereal, applesauce and mini chips.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 45 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

2
cups Cheerios™ cereal
1 1/4
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/3
cup packed light brown sugar
1
teaspoon baking powder
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
3/4
teaspoon baking soda
1
cup applesauce
1/3
cup milk
3
tablespoons vegetable oil
1
egg
1/2
cup miniature chocolate chips
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Place paper baking cups in each of 12 regular-size muffin cups or spray bottoms only with cooking spray.
  • 2 Place cereal in resealable food-storage plastic bag; seal bag. Using rolling pin, crush cereal; pour into large bowl. Add flour, brown sugar, baking powder, cinnamon and baking soda; mix well. Stir in remaining ingredients just until moistened. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups.
  • 3 Bake 18 to 22 minutes or until golden brown. Immediately remove from muffin cups. Cool 5 minutes before serving.

Expert Tips

Miniature chocolate chips don't sink in the batter like the larger chips do.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Muffin
Calories
190
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
150mg
150%;
Total Carbohydrate
29g
29%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
14g
14%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.