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Liz's Cranberry Walnut Muffies

Raw cranberries arranged in the shape of a heart.

This recipe is packed with nutrition!

A treat that also offers health benefits?  There really is such a thing!  Liz’s Cranberry Walnut muffies offer the benefits of antioxidant-rich cranberries, fiber-filled oatmeal and whole wheat flour, plus omega-3-packed walnuts--all in a sweet little 100-calorie package.  A “muffie” is a cross between a muffin and a cookie.  What you get is soft and sweet! This recipe is also super easy and quick to make.  Healthy and fast – what more can we ask for during the busy holiday season?

Ingredients:

2 cups whole wheat flour

1½ cups rolled oats

1 teaspoon baking soda

½ teaspoon salt

¼ cup canola oil

½ cup applesauce, unsweetened

¾ cup packed brown sugar

1/3 cup granulated sugar

2 eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla

¾ cup dried cranberries, chopped

¾ cup walnut pieces, chopped

 

Instructions:

Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. In a medium bowl combine flour, oats, baking soda and salt.

In a large bowl combine oil, applesauce, brown sugar, granulated sugar, eggs and vanilla. Add flour mixture; stir to combine. Stir in cranberries and walnuts. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown but soft in the center. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheets. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.

Makes 72 muffies (36 servings of 2 muffies each)

Dietitian's Tip: Freeze muffies in snack-sized plastic bags. Thaw in the refrigerator for a quick 100-calorie snack, compliment to a breakfast-on-the-go or guilt-free treat year-round.

Nutrition Information (per 2 cookies):

Calories 100, Total fat 4g, Saturated fat 0g, Protein 2g, Carbohydrate 16g, Cholesterol 12mg, Dietary Fiber 2g, Sodium 6mg.

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