Apple Oatmeal Muffins

Sweet apple oatmeal muffins make a delicious grab & go breakfast or snack for busy weekdays (hello, meal prep!).

Thought to be derived from the French moufflet, meaning soft bread, or the German muffie, meaning a type of cake, the American muffin differs. Muffins are a sweet quick bread made in individual serving molded in an infinite variety of flavors. In this unique recipe, oatmeal is baked into a muffin to be served hot or cold. This recipe is great for a grab & go breakfast or snack for the entire family or someone who wants to begin meal prep!


Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Yield: 12 muffins
Difficulty: Easy


  • cooking spray
  • 1 egg
  • 1 egg white
  • 3/4 c. milk
  • 2/3 c. unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/3 c. light brown sugar
  • 2 c old-fashioned oats
  • 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 2/3 c. chopped, peeled fresh apples


  • Preheat the oven to 350. Spray a standard muffin tin with cooking spray and set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together egg white, egg, milk, applesauce, and vanilla extract until combined. Whisk in brown sugar. Switch to a spatula or wooden spoon and stir in oats, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt until combined. Gently fold or mix in chopped apples.
  • Portion evenly into prepared muffin tin and bake for 20 minutes, until muffins are beginning to brown and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • Serve hot, or, allow to cool before transferring to an airtight container. Store in the refrigerator until ready to serve. Microwave for 30 seconds until hot, before serving.

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