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Cheerios® applesauce muffins

Light and fruity muffins made with apple sauce and CHEERIOS® – perfect for a school lunchbox surprise or summer picnic treat!

Preparation Time
10 min
Cooking Time
20 min
Skill Level
Medium
Serving Size
12

Ingredients

2 cupsCHEERIOS® cereal
1.25 cupsGold Medal™ all-purpose flour
0.5 cuppacked brown sugar
1 tspground cinnamon
1 tspbaking powder
0.75 tspbaking soda
250 mlapple sauce
0.3 cupmilk
2 tbspvegetable oil
1egg

Instructions

  • Heat oven to 200°C.
  • Spray bottoms only of 12 regular-size muffin cups with cooking spray.
  • Crush cereal.
  • In large bowl, stir cereal, flour, brown sugar, cinnamon, baking powder and baking soda together.
  • Stir in remaining ingredients until moistened.
  • Divide batter evenly among the muffin cups.
  • Bake 18 to 22 minutes or until golden brown.

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