Apple Butter-Streusel Muffins Recipe

Step 1

Preheat oven to 400 F. Line 30 mini-muffin pan cups or 12 medium muffin cups with paper liners, or spray bottoms only wtih cooking spray.

Step 2

In medium bowl, combine flour, wheat germ, brown sugar, baking powder and salt; mix well. In small bowl, combine apple butter, milk, margarine and egg whites until well blended. Add to flour mixture, stirring just until dry ingredients are moistened.

Step 3

Fill muffin cups almost full with batter. Prepare streusel topping (see below); sprinkle evenly over batter, patting gently. Bake mini-muffins 12 to 15 minutes, and larger muffins 20 to 22 minutes, or until wooden toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Serve warm.

STREUSEL TOPPING: in small bowl, combine all ingredients; mix until well blended.

Notes: To freeze, wrap muffins securely in foil or place in freezer bag. Seal, label and freeze. To reheat muffins, unwrap; microwave on High (100% power) about 30 seconds per muffin.

Per Serving (1 mini-muffin): About 75 cal, 5 g pro, 13 g car, 2 g fat, 24% cal from fat, 0 mg chol, 65 mg sod.

Source: Woman's Day 'Low-Fat Meals' (Volume IV, Number 3) Typed for you by Karen Mintzias

Things You'll Need

  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • -- optional
  • 1 1/2c All-purpose flour
  • 1/2c Wheat germ
  • 1/2c Firmly packed brown sugar
  • 2 1/2ts Baking powder
  • 1/2ts Salt, optional
  • 1/2c Apple butter
  • 3/4c Skim milk
  • 3tb Margarine; melted
  • 2 Egg whites; slightly beaten
----------STREUSEL TOPPING--------------
  • 1/8ts Ground cinnamon
  • 3tb Wheat germ
  • 2tb Firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1tb All-purpose flour
  • 1tb Margarine; melted

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