Apple Mini Muffins
CATEGORIES
INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 15-20 mins
  • Servings: 3 dozen mini muffins
  • Preparation Time: 20 mins
  • 1 large apple
  • 1-1/2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1/4 cup oatmeal
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 Tbs. honey
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup grated cheddar cheese
  • Mini Muffin Cups
  • Frosting :
  • One 8 oz package Neufchatel Cheese (low fat cream cheese), room temperature
  • 2 Tbs. plain yogurt
  • 2 Tbs. honey
DIRECTIONS
  1. •Preheat oven to 400° F (200 ° C).
  2. •Core, slice and mince apple. Set aside. In a large bowl, mix together flour, oatmeal, baking powder, and baking soda. In a medium bowl, blend together the yogurt, water, oil, honey, and eggs, stir in the apple and cheese. Add to the flour mixture and stir until mixed.
  3. •Place mini muffin cups in muffin tins, and spoon in batter, filling each cup about three-quarters full.
  4. •Bake for about 15-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center of a muffin comes out clean. Let rest in the muffin tins for a few minutes, then remove and set aside to cool.
  5. •Frosting directions:
  6. •Combine Neufchatel cheese (at room temperature), honey, and yogurt until smooth.
  7. •Spread on muffins.
  8. Yields approx. 3 dozen mini muffins.