Apple Muffins with Oats

Healthy Apple Muffins with Oats

Everyone loves this Healthy Apple Muffins with Oats.  Shredded apples makes them so moist! 
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 175kcal


  • 2 cups peeled and shredded apple (about 3/4 pound)
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat pastry flour
  • 1 cup oats quick cooking
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar packed
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup milk fat free
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 8 ounce plain yogurt low-fat
  • 1 egg
  • cooking spray


  • Preheat oven to 400.
  • Place apples on a paper towel and squeeze out some of the excess moisture.
  • Spoon flours into dry measuring cups and level with a knife.  Add to medium bowl.  Add oats, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon.  Whisk to combine.  Make a well in the center.
  • In another bowl, combine milk, oil, vanilla, yogurt and egg.  Whisk.  
  • Add egg mixture to flour mixture, stirring just to combine.  Stir in apples. 
  • Fill muffin pan with liners or spray with cooking spray.  Spoon batter in to 12 muffin cups. 
  • Bake for 20 minutes or until they spring back when touched lightly in the center. 
  • Remove from baking pan and cool on wire rack. 


Note - this recipe has been tested with both low fat and full fat dairy.  Both work.  If you want lower calories, use the lower fat v


Calories: 175kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 160mg | Potassium: 167mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 60IU | Vitamin C: 1.1mg | Calcium: 60mg | Iron: 1.1mg