Pella Chronicle

January 3, 2013

Cranberry Muffins

American Profile

Pella — 1 1/2 cups whole-wheat flour

1/2 cup quick-cooking oats

1/2 cup brown sugar

1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon nutmeg

2 teaspoons finely grated orange rind

3/4 cup milk

1 egg

1/3 cup applesauce

1 1/2 cups dried cranberries

3/4 cup chopped walnuts

1. Preheat oven to 375F. Lightly grease about 12 muffin cups.

2. Combine flour and next 7 ingredients (flour through orange rind) in a large bowl. Combine milk, egg and applesauce in a seperate bowl. Add milk mixture to flour mixture and stir well.

3. Stir in cranberries and walnuts. Fill muffin cups about two-thirds full. Sprinkle tops with additional sugar. Bake 25 minutes. Let cool before serving.

Makes 1 dozen.