Apple Oat Muffins (Ovo Lacto)

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Title: Apple Oat Muffins (Ovo Lacto)
Yield: 12 Servings
Categories: Muffins, Apples, Fat-Free


1/2 c Pitted prunes
2 tb Water
1 2/3 c Unbleached all-purpose flour
1/2 c Old-fashioned oatmeal
1/2 c Brown sugar; firmly packed
1 tb Baking powder
1/4 ts Salt; optional
1 1/2 ts Ground cinnamon
1/2 c Skim milk
1/4 c Maple syrup
2 Egg whites; .
1 c Chopped apples

1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees 2. Place prunes and water in a food
processor or blender and puree. 3. Combine flour, oats, brown sugar, baking
powder, salt if using and cinnamon in a bowl. 4. In a seperate bowl, beat
together the prune puree, milk, maple syrup, egg whites and apples. 5. Stir
the we ingredients into the dry ingredients until the dry ingredients are
moistened. 6. Transfer batter to nonstick or paper lined muffin cups, or to
muffin cups lightly sprayed with vegtable cooking spray. Bake 20-30min
until muffin tops are lightly browned and a wooden toothpick inserted into
the middle of a muffin comes out clean.
NOTE: You can substitute 1/3 cup commercially prepared pureed prunebaby
food of prune butter(found in jam & jelly of baking section of your
supermarket for the prune puree) the baby food prune jars you will need 2
2/2 oz jars and the prune butter will add extra cal sue to the added sugars
in the mixture. I used the baby food prunes and it worked quite well.
Nutrition (per serving): 144 calories Total Fat 0 g (3% of calories)
Source: 500 Fat-Free Recipes By Sarah Schlesinger Page(s): 43 Date
Published: 1994 A complete guide to Reducing the fat in your diet.

D/L from Prodigy 12-14-94. Recipe collection of Sue Smith. 1.80?