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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

2cups CHEERIOS® cereal
1.25cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
0.5cup packed brown sugar
1 tspground cinnamon
1 tspbaking powder
0.75 tspbaking soda
3pouches GoGo Squeeze™ apple apple applesauce on the go (3.2 oz each)
0.3cup milk
2 tbspvegetable oil
1egg

Instructions

  • Heat oven to 400°F.
  • Spray bottoms only of 12 regular-size muffin cups with cooking spray.
  • Crush cereal.
  • In large bowl, stir together cereal, flour, brown sugar, cinnamon, baking powder and baking soda.
  • Stir in remaining ingredients just until moistened.
  • Divide batter evenly among muffin cups.
  • Bake 18 to 22 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Stir in raisins, if desired.

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