Applesauce Muffins
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Serves: 12 muffins
Applesauce Muffins from Deceptively Delicious
For the Topping:
  • ⅔ cup old-fashioned oats
  • ¼ cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
For the Batter:
  • 1½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • ½ cup milk
  • ½ cup butternut squash or carrot puree
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup oil
  • 1 large egg
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Coat muffin tin with cooking spray, or line with baking cups.
  2. Make topping by combining all ingredients and then stir in butter last.
  3. For the batter combine all the dry ingredients in one bowl, and the wet ingredients in another. Slowly add flour mixture (dry ingredients) , stirring just until moist. Don’t over mix, batter should be lumpy.
  4. Divide batter among 12 muffin tins, and sprinkle the streusel topping.
  5. Bake until lightly brown and a toothpick comes out clean, about 18 minutes.
  6. Be sure to take muffins out of the pan to cool, so they don’t get soggy.
Recipe by Faithful Provisions at