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Apple Cinnamon Sweet Potato Muffins

No recipe image available.These apple and sweet potato muffins, scented with cinnamon, make healthy and delicious snacks.

Recipe Ingredients:

3/4 cup oat bran
3/4 cup whole wheat flour
2/3 cup granulated sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/8 teaspoons salt
1/2 cup apples, skinless, finely chopped
1 cup fresh sweet potatoes (yams), cooked and mashed or 1 (15-ounce) can sweet potatoes, drained and mashed
1 large egg
2 large egg whites
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
2/3 cup plain yogurt

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. In a bowl, combine bran, flour, sugar, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and apples.
  3. In another bowl combine sweet potatoes, egg, egg whites, oil, and yogurt. Add sweet potato mixture to flour mixture and stir all ingredients until just mixed.
  4. Spray muffin tins with vegetable cooking spray and spoon 1/4 cup of batter per muffin.
  5. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until done.

Makes 20 muffins.

Variation: Add 1 cup of raisins

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/20 of recipe): CAL 98 (24% from fat); FAT 3g; PROTEIN 4g; CARB 18g; CHOL 11mg; SODIUM 119mg

Recipe provided courtesy of Louisiana Sweet Potato Commission.