Back To School Muffins

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Back to School Muffins

Applesauce and raisins make these kid-friendly snacks an after school favorite.

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  • 18 to 24 MuffinsServings

Ingredients

  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1½ cups vegetable oil
  • 1¾ cups applesauce
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups raisins
  • 1 cup finely grated carrot (optional)
  • 1 cup crushed pecans (optional)
  • ¾ cup brown sugar

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 375°F.

2. In a large bowl, beat eggs slightly. Add sugar, oil and applesauce. Beat well.

3. In a medium bowl, mix flour, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Mix well.

4. Pour dry ingredients into wet ingredients; blend well. Stir in raisins, carrots and pecans.

5. Grease muffin tins, and fill cups ¾ full. Sprinkle brown sugar on top.

6. Bake in a 375°F oven for 15 to 20 minutes. Cool in pan for 5 minutes, then remove and place on a rack until cool.