Go Back
+ servings

Whole wheat applesauce muffins

Author: Louisa Clements
5 from 1 vote
Whole wheat applesauce muffins use unsweetened applesauce for a healthy fall treat with oats, cinnamon this nut-free snack is perfect for lunch boxes.  
Pin Print
Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 20 minutes
Total: 35 minutes
servings icon
Servings: 12 muffins


  • 1 ½ cups whole wheat flour
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup all purpose flour
  • ¼ cup quick oats
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp nutmeg
  • ¼ tsp allspice
  • 1 ½ cups unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ cup canola oil


  • Preheat oven to 350F. Line a muffin tin with cupcake liners.
  • In a large bowl, whisk whole wheat flour with sugar, all purpose flour, quick oats, cinnamon, baking soda, salt, nutmeg and allspice.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk applesauce with egg and canola oil.
  • Stir wet ingredients into dry ingredients. Be careful not to over mix, it's ok if there are a few pockets of flour. Using a standard ice cream scoop, scoop mixture into muffin tin. You should have enough for 12 muffins.
  • Bake in centre of oven for 18-20 minutes. Let cool for 5 minutes in pan, then remove to wire rack and cool completely.
Did you try this recipe?Leave a comment + rating and let me know what you think!